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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

09th Oct 2019

Wessex Salon Culinaire showcases student chefs

By: Edward Waddell
Gold award recipients included Louis Haynes from Brockenhurst College for the risotto challenge, Samantha Gibb from Brooklands College for the afternoon tea pastries, Shanay Thomas from central

More Competitions News

10th Dec 2018
As Craft Guild chairman of judges, Basten is heavily involved in the annual contest and said the organisers wanted to make...
10th Dec 2018
Open to full-time hospitality and catering students across the UK, the company said the extension will allow entrants to...
10th Dec 2018
Run in collaboration with the Craft Guild of Chefs, the annual contest is celebrating its 25 th anniversary this year and the...
21st Nov 2018
As well as providing students of varying levels the chance to experience the competition arena first-hand, it develops new...
29th Oct 2018
Open to aspiring chefs under the age of 21, entries must be submitted by 30 November as the live final takes place 23 January...
03rd Oct 2018
Judged by 21 of the UK’s leading chefs, the panel, once again overseen by Gary Jones (executive chef of Belmond Le Manoir aux...
26th Sep 2018
When judging National Chef of the Year entries, it was found that Campbell had not only entered the competition, but his menu...
03rd Sep 2018
Regarded as one of the hardest skills tests in the industry, a total 14 chefs undertook the final kitchen or pastry exams -...
24th Aug 2018
Launched a few years ago by organiser Steve Munkley, the mentor day brings finalists together to watch masterclasses, meet...
27th Jul 2018
Held in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs, the 10 finalists were tasked with creating a starter and main course for a...