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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

16th May 2022
The winners Drew Denington, Josh Amos-Terzza (Kitchen) and Jasmin Boughen (FOH) as well as lecturer Paul Smith will now be...
03rd May 2022
The grand finals celebration, with the theme balanced diets and sustainable futures, consisted of a week of challenges where...
29th Apr 2022
The Passion To Inspire competition will take place on 10 May 2022 at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds. Colleges...
25th Apr 2022
After this element of the award was put on hold due to the pandemic, the Craft Guild of Chefs has revealed it is bringing it...
25th Apr 2022
Formally known as the Major Series, the Chef’s Culinary Challenge is one of the industry’s longest standing, most prestigious...
25th Apr 2022
Student chefs Jack Hayes, Max Heath and Rhiannon Siddall won an exclusive trip to Italy with Tilda, along with being named...
25th Apr 2022
He impressed the judges with his menu of fermented barley & whey risotto, wild garlic ricotta, slow cooked duck egg, wild...
22nd Apr 2022
The S.Pellegrino Young Chef Academy, a global initiative which is currently searching for the best chefs under 30, surveyed...
14th Apr 2022
Culinary students Jack Hayes, Max Heath and Rhiannon Siddal along with their tutor Andrew Gabbitas have won an ‘educational...
12th Apr 2022
The Riso Gallo UK & Ireland Young Risotto Chef of the Year 2022 is now in its fifth year and is aimed at budding chefs aged...