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Welcome to Competitions

The Craft Guild of Chefs is proud to celebrate with them.

Here you will find everything you need to know about the various culinary competitions that take place throughout the year - everything from the flagship National Chef of the Year contest through to the specialist Tilda Chef of the Year Competition.

This section will reveal where each is taking place, how you can get involved and those all important winners and runners up.

 

Current competitions:

Previous competitions:

Latest Competition News

16th Nov 2022

International Salon Culinaire 2023 opens for entries

By: Edward Waddell
Next year’s edition of the competition will see the return of popular categories including the NHS 4 Nations Chef Challenge, the Alaska Seafood Masters, Stadium Experience Chef Team of the Year and

14th Nov 2022

BM names Chef of the Year 2022

By: Edward Waddell
More than 20 chefs from across the company entered the competition by submitting a seasonal menu for 20 guests. The entries were whittled down to a final four, who competed in a live cook-off at a BM

More Competitions News

20th Jul 2022
The YCYW winning chef is Miltan Masha from The Monarch Theatre and the YCYW winning waiter is Elisa Doisneau from Kitchen...
12th Jul 2022
A reimagined colcannon is made by gently folding potato and cabbage with salmon and Lakeland Dairies Pure Irish Butter and...
11th Jul 2022
Finishing Touches is a competition organised by LACA in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs. The competition is aimed...
07th Jul 2022
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the competition and the judges are looking for the next person to follow in the...
06th Jul 2022
The all-female team of Caitlin McGrath, Grace McGreal and Riley Monk cooked and served a three-course French menu to four...
01st Jul 2022
The chefs have been recognised for their success in a national or regional competition or have been put forward by a select...
30th Jun 2022
This event offers chefs aged under 25 the chance to improve their culinary skills, build confidence, network with industry...
29th Jun 2022
The competition encourages chefs to share their ‘most exciting, innovative and out the box recipes’ that can be created using...
23rd Jun 2022
The competition, which is sponsored by Young’s Seafood and is celebrating its 25th Anniversary year, was ‘delighted’ to have...
21st Jun 2022
Contestants will be put through their paces in the ‘UK’s toughest ever food competition’ as we celebrate the nation’s...