Welcome to Competitions

Welcome to Competitions
20/05/2013 23:19:00
Chefs across the UK are proud to be involved in several industry competitions showcasing their skills, flair and passion for food.

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 Alaska Seafood Challenge.

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

Current competitions:

Previous competitions:


Latest news

The third 'hot chef' competition organised by Tabasco, owned by the US based McIlhenny Company, in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs is well underway and the deadline for entries...
South West Chef of the Year 2014 has been launched at the Source Taste of the West food and drink trade show at Westpoint in Exeter, where 2013 winner Nathan Cornwell demonstrated his winning dishes.
Major International is gearing up for its new culinary challenge and mini series of display classes in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs.
Following what was described as the “best bunch of finalists ever” last year, the Graduate Awards are back for 2014.
The Craft Guild of Chefs is calling on professional chefs from all sectors of the industry to enter what is considered to be the most respected chef competition in the UK – the National Chef of the...

More news

Visitors to Hotelympia 2014 will be able to see both The National Chef and Young National Chef of the Year 2013 in action at the event’s riveting Craft Guild of Chefs-run Skillery.
Thomas Fallows, assistant chef at Hindelini’s Gourmet Café in Ribblesdale Park, who has just started studying Professional Cookery Level 2 VRQ at Accrington and Rossendale College, was crowned the winner of the 2013 Gluten-free Chef of the Year competition.
It’s that time of year again when the Craft Guild of Chefs puts out the feelers to find chefs with bags of skill and flair to take part in one of the largest, live competitions in the UK.
The cream of the north west of England’s young cooking talent will be sought in earnest this January for the 2014 North West Young Chef of the Year competition.
Matthew Carter from Emmanuel College, Cambridge, was named Chef of the Year in the Major Cambridge University Culinary Cup competition

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