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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

16th Jan 2023

Zest Quest Asia reveals 2023 finalists

By: Edward Waddell
Teams from Cheshire College South & West, North Hertfordshire College, UHI North Highland College (Dornoch), The Sheffield College, University College Birmingham and the University of West London will

11th Jan 2023

Foster supports team UK at ‘World Cup of Cooking’

By: Edward Waddell
Aiming to improve on the UK’s highest ever finish of fourth, over the past few months team UK has been preparing at a purpose-built test kitchen in Westminster Kingsway College. The new British made

More Competitions News

08th Sep 2022
He will be working as a mentor alongside other hospitality industry heavyweights, including Jean-Christophe Novelli, Chris...
26th Aug 2022
Run in collaboration with the Craft Guild of Chefs, who provide competition-standard judging and vital feedback to the...
17th Aug 2022
Throughout the day, the finalists have been receiving their official and exclusive YNCOTY branded jacket from Continental...
12th Aug 2022
After being whittled down to 40 semi-finalists, the chefs have been creating an amuse bouche style signature dish that...
11th Aug 2022
Wayne Harris, chairman of judges for the Craft Guild of Chefs, said: “It gives me great pleasure to be part of this...
05th Aug 2022
Entrants have been asked to produce, photograph and explain why they selected their risotto dish. Entries are open until 1...
02nd Aug 2022
Established in 1979, the World Young Chef Young Waiter competition aims to promote careers in hospitality and is open to all...
26th Jul 2022
The BSCC has categories including live hot, live cold, restaurant, display, bakery and food photography open for entries...
20th Jul 2022
The YCYW winning chef is Miltan Masha from The Monarch Theatre and the YCYW winning waiter is Elisa Doisneau from Kitchen...
12th Jul 2022
A reimagined colcannon is made by gently folding potato and cabbage with salmon and Lakeland Dairies Pure Irish Butter and...