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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

07th Aug 2020

Craft Guild of Chefs names ten finalists for NCOTY

By: Edward Waddell
The ten chefs will now compete for the 2021 NCOTY crown in a cook-off at Le Cordon Bleu in September. David Mulcahy, organiser of the competition, said: “There is no doubt that finding a way to make

05th Aug 2020

Plans progressing well for the Graduate Awards 2020

By: Edward Waddell
Munkley was determined to ensure young chefs have the opportunity to develop their skills and promote their talent, despite the setbacks caused by Covid-19. He said: “Since March, the hospitality

More Competitions News

25th Mar 2020
The Tilda Chef Team of the Year aims to highlight how ‘innovative’ rice can be, helping chefs to cater for a wide range of...
25th Mar 2020
In this short video Mulcahy explained: "We are experiencing extremely difficult and challenging times, some of the most...
25th Mar 2020
Earlier this month it was announced that 24 apprentices and college students reached the Grand Final of the Toque d'Or. The...
25th Mar 2020
The 20th edition of the competition, held in association with Essential Cuisine, Sous Vide Tools, CHR Equipment and...
25th Mar 2020
Jodie, 16, who attends Trinity High School beat 11 other young chefs to win the title. She impressed judges with a main...
25th Mar 2020
The two competitions were due to take place on 30 March 2020 at Cardiff and Vale College City Campus. Arwyn Watkins...
17th Mar 2020
David McKown, director of the competition, said: “We had a decision to make since our teams might not have been in a position...
16th Mar 2020
Chefs who want to compete should register for a National Chef of the Year account at: www.nationalchefoftheyear.co.uk to...
13th Mar 2020
The ‘unprecedented result’ was made by the judging panel, which included Henry Brosi, Paul Gayler MBE and Stephen Scuffell...
12th Mar 2020
There were 78 aspiring hospitality students or apprentices competing at the National Heats, which took place in Glasgow...