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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

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31st Mar 2021
The competition was re-branded from Wessex Salon Culinaire in 2020 and retains its heritage and importance as a key platform...
30th Mar 2021
This year saw a record-breaking 956 entries from 40 colleges and 40 businesses. The heats welcome 112 students, apprentices...
26th Mar 2021
The NCOTY competition gives chefs an exciting opportunity to put themselves in the spotlight and show their culinary talent...
25th Mar 2021
Guest judge Ross Sneddon, executive pastry chef at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, said: “Your dessert should be a famous...
19th Mar 2021
The Custom Culinary Plant Forward Challenge, in partnership with Compass Group UK & Ireland, saw chefs create a main course...
16th Mar 2021
Organised in conjunction with the Skills for Chefs event team, the competition announced joint winners due to the high...
11th Mar 2021
The 2020 Graduate Awards received positive feedback as the event gave chefs ‘focus, hope and positivity’ during the Covid-19...
11th Mar 2021
Launched in January 2021, the Zest Quest Asia Tilda Challenge attracted more than 90 entries from over 20 colleges. So high...
09th Mar 2021
It is the final call for entries as registrations officially close on 16 March 2021. The competition aims to ‘inspire’ the...
01st Mar 2021
In previous years the entry task consisted of a practical assignment but this year participants will be asked to complete a...