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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

22nd Jan 2018
With three kitchen challenges – chicken, street food and pasta - as well as the restaurant plated mains, gateaus, bread rolls...
12th Jan 2018
After undergoing a series of tests in the full day graduate examinations held at University College Birmingham, five chefs...
12th Jan 2018
Located in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst is one of the country's top colleges and has been awarded...
12th Jan 2018
Loughborough College City of Liverpool College City College Norwich Ayrshire College Newcastle College City of Glasgow...
17th Aug 2017
Out of the 36 participants, only 15 will be chosen for the kitchen final and 12 for the pastry, which will be announced...
26th May 2017
The heats will take place on Thursday 15th June at the University of West London and Sheffield College. During this stage,...
19th Oct 2015
The competition targets teams of three full time student chefs studying hospitality or catering college courses and requires...
08th Oct 2015
The competition targets teams of three full time student chefs studying hospitality or catering college courses and requires...
08th Aug 2014
This year it is called the Student Street Food Brunch Challenge 2014, giving competitors the task of creating a dish using...
11th Feb 2014
Cornwell, who is chef de partie at Michelin-starred Lucknam Park near Bath, presented roast loin of venison, squash purée,...