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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

01st Aug 2012
Alaska Seafood, in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, had challenged UK chefs to create a recipe design specifically...
05th Jul 2012
Now in its second year, the competition challenges students and working chefs to assemble a traditional afternoon tea...
07th Jun 2012
Now in its third year, the competition is aimed at 18-23 year old chefs working in any sector of the industry and who are...
01st Jun 2012
The judges decided that the standard was so high they chose to put eight chefs through to the final instead of five as...
10th Dec 2011
Steve Munkley, vice president of the Craft Guild of Chefs, said: "Charles showed a great understanding for the ingredients he...
10th Dec 2011
His win follows an intense two hour cook off between eight finalists at the Restaurant Show held at Earls Court 2 this week...
10th Oct 2011
Steve Munkley, vice president of the Craft Guild of Chefs, said: "Charles showed a great understanding for the ingredients he...
05th Oct 2011
Nuannapa Ratanakitsunthorn faced stiff competition from Nicole Waefler, Zoe Lewis and Danny Hoang, but her imaginative dish...
08th Sep 2011
Following four intense semi final heats– one held at Sheffield College and three at Westminster Kingsway College in London...
04th Sep 2011
Craft Guild vice president Steve Munkley, who pioneered the exams back in 2003, said he was delighted with the increased...