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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

21st Jun 2022
Harry’s Asian inspired warm seafood starter, featuring Sterling white halibut, was followed by a main course using veal...
20th Jun 2022
The first episode was aired on the Toque d’Or YouTube channel at midday on Friday 17th June, with the successive four...
09th Jun 2022
The prestigious Graduate Scheme is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with an enhanced programme devised by the panel...
08th Jun 2022
Eight Compass apprentice chefs battled it out at the annual Compass Chef of the Year culinary final, held at the Compass...
06th Jun 2022
The International Salon Culinaire is the UK’s largest programme of culinary competitions with hundreds of different events...
26th May 2022
Sally Abe, Lisa Goodwin Allen, Jason Atherton, Claude Bosi, Sat Bains, Skye Gyngell and Francesco Mazzei have all come on...
25th May 2022
Harry was third in the Craft Guild of Chefs Young National Chef of the Year final in 2020 and was runner up in the Junior...
24th May 2022
It has also allowed more chefs the opportunity to enter the UK’s most prestigious culinary competition by extending its...
18th May 2022
Sam has been encouraged by his fiancée Bryony Holmes, whom he is to wed on 23 May, to compete in Global Chefs Challenge Final...
17th May 2022
In a bid to achieve the pass mark in the 20th year of the event, chefs will be using a range of inspiring mentoring videos...