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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
Westminster Kingsway College (WKC) students Eran Shina and John James-Meneses came second and third respectively, while in...
21st May 2013
The closing date for entries has been extended until April 12 to allow for latecomers to enter following the Wessex Salon...
21st May 2013
8 Finalists battle it out to take top spot in this annual event. Music has been removed from this version.
21st May 2013
CHEF brand manager Emma Walker said: "This year, we're going about things differently. We're passionate about working harder...
20th May 2013
Sargeant, chef proprietor of Rocksalt in Folkestone and 2002 National Chef of the Year winner, said 21st century innovation...
05th Apr 2013
Almost 150 silver medals were also presented at the event in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs at Brockenhurst...
01st Apr 2013
The competition, now in its fifth decade, is recognised as the annual search for a chef that stands out from the crowd in...
04th Feb 2013
The competition, now in its fifth decade, is recognised as the annual search for a chef that stands out from the crowd in...
09th Oct 2012
His well thought out menu, paying close attention to authenticity, sourcing, seasonality, timing and wastage, while creating...
08th Oct 2012
Murphy, chef de partie at Koffmann’s at The Berkeley, won with a winning menu consisting of sous vide duck breast, beetroot...