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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

More Competitions News

15th Mar 2018
With just one hour to cook and serve two portions of both a pop-up kitchen soup and “modern” chicken dish using Major...
12th Mar 2018
Awarded Silver Best-in-Class, Lexington’s two-man team comprised Tony Stuart and James Garred, who went head-to-head against...
12th Mar 2018
Up against nine other finalists, Glasgow’s winning team consisted of Erin Sweeney, Jordan McKenzie and Lee Christie, who...
01st Mar 2018
Competing for a place in the final were students from South Devon, City College Plymouth, Exeter College and Cornwall College...
27th Feb 2018
Now in its sixth year, the competition is run in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs and open exclusively to student...
15th Feb 2018
ollowing three “highly-competitive” semi-finals (1-9 February), where chefs had to produce a three-course, three-cover...
01st Feb 2018
Following an unforgettable 2017, which saw Lucas Selby take home the highly prestigious title, this year’s competition...
01st Feb 2018
Taking home the title of National Chef of the Year, Luke Selby – Graduate Award winner in 2013 and Young National Chef of the...
01st Feb 2018
Taking home the title of National Chef of the Year, Luke Selby – Graduate Award winner in 2013 and Young National Chef of the...
24th Jan 2018
Founded by executive chef at The Royal Garden Hotel, Steve Munkley in 2002, the culinary awards look for young chefs (aged 23...