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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

09th Oct 2013
Groves, executive chef at BaxterStorey, won the crown after producing outstanding dishes at the final at the Restaurant Show...
09th Oct 2013
He impressed the judging panel, which included the competition’s chef ambassador Mark Sargeant, a former National Chef of the...
04th Oct 2013
The finalists are: Saurav Nath head chef at the Colony Bar & Grill in London Kevin Hughes head chef at Leeds College’s...
25th Sep 2013
The competition is aimed at student chefs of any age working in the UK, who will be tasked with creating an original and...
17th Sep 2013
As well as Bingham, four other chefs graduated. These were Luke Selby also from Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons, Claire Willett...
17th Sep 2013
As well as Bingham, four other chefs graduated. These were Luke Selby also from Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons, Claire Willett...
16th Jul 2013
This follows Ambrose being named as the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Young Chef of the Year at the academy’s Awards of...
09th Jul 2013
The family-owned business is perfectly placed to be the tea sponsor as it has been supplying tea from the best tea gardens...
08th Jul 2013
Organised by the Craft Guild in partnership with Unilever Food Solutions’ brand Knorr and in association with Churchill and...
08th Jul 2013
The finalists were chosen out of 44 of the UK’s top chefs following four nerve-racking semi-final heats in London and...