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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

25th Mar 2020

Duo impress judges at Tilda Chef Team of the Year 2020

By: Edward Waddell
The Tilda Chef Team of the Year aims to highlight how ‘innovative’ rice can be, helping chefs to cater for a wide range of food trends. In association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, the new 2020

25th Mar 2020

Toque d'Or Finals and Awards postponed

By: Edward Waddell
Earlier this month it was announced that 24 apprentices and college students reached the Grand Final of the Toque d'Or. The theme for the Toque d'Or 2020 is the relationship between food

25th Mar 2020

North West Young Chef competition postponed

By: Edward Waddell
The 20th edition of the competition, held in association with Essential Cuisine, Sous Vide Tools, CHR Equipment and hospitality training provider CPL Online, was due to stage three semi-finals between

More Competitions News

21st May 2013
Hosted at Sheffield College, the 12 chefs went head-to-head each creating a starter, main and dessert dish.The overall winner...
21st May 2013
Hailing from a diverse mix of foodservice sectors, the line up is now gearing up for the penultimate round of the top...
21st May 2013
Four highly competitive semi-finals held at two of the UK's top culinary training centres
21st May 2013
The competition came into being after Heinz Foodservice joined forces with the Craft Guild, City & Guilds and PACE...
21st May 2013
He faced stiff competition from his fellow finalists but his winning dish of pan fried hake with mussels in Philadelphia...
21st May 2013
Following a12 month national competition open to juniors and senior novices, sponsored by Major International, in conjunction...
21st May 2013
The finalists were given an hour to prepare, cook and serve a 3ib chicken using Major Mari-base marinades. Reynolds fought...
21st May 2013
Competitors had to cook and serve two different main course dishes from a 3lb chicken using the legs and breast and at least...
21st May 2013
8th November 2007-City College, PLYMOUTH 25th January 2008- Highbury College, PORTSMOUTH 16th May 2008- Henley On Thames...
21st May 2013
The Jersey team is channelling its efforts into picking five chefs to take to the first Craft Guild of Chefs' Inter Islands...