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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

09th Oct 2019

Craft Guild crowns Young National Chef of the Year 2020

By: Edward Waddell
The ten finalists were asked to create two different vegetarian or vegan canapés for the starter and a Norwegian cod main course garnished and served with a hot, warm or cold sauce. The finalists

08th Oct 2019

Steve Groves named National Chef of the Year 2020

By: Edward Waddell
Groves served a menu of red mullet, shellfish mousse and bouillabaisse sauce, followed by a main course of suckling pig, Jerusalem artichokes, quince, hazelnut and trompettes with Calvados Baba, honey

More Competitions News

05th Sep 2009
The competition is part of a series of culinary salons held at colleges around the UK from as far a field as Northern Ireland...
09th Dec 2008
Kiazim, who is now working with renowned New Zealand chef Peter Gordon at Providores in London, gained the highest grade,...
03rd Dec 2008
The first heat of the Knorr National Chef of the Year took place yesterday at the Hotel & Catering Show in Bournemouth, with...
11th Aug 2008
City College Plymouth – Friday 14th November 2008 Highbury College Portsmouth – 1st May 2009 Aylesbury College – 26th March...
09th Aug 2008
The exciting final kicked off at The Restaurant Show yesterday at London's Earls Court. Hulstone created a dish from the...
08th Aug 2008
Once again we will offer the opportunity for a young chef to experience a unique all expenses paid three-week working holiday...
08th Aug 2008
Once again we will offer the opportunity for a young chef to experience a unique all expenses paid three-week working holiday...
08th Aug 2008
Your application should be submitted by e-mail in Microsoft Word or by post and consist of:1) A typed application form that...
01st Aug 2008
Following school and local finals, a round of regional finals will produce twelveyoung chefs aged 12-16 who will go on to...
01st Jul 2008
The lucky semi finalists, who will now go on to a round of live cook offs held at three different venues around the country,...