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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

11th Jul 2011
Now in its second year, the competition for students and working chefs will be held at Westminster Kingsway College on...
09th Jul 2011
Entries will therefore be accepted after the October 10 2011 deadline, and new cut off dates for applications and the cook...
08th Jul 2011
They were: Daniel Beech, chef de partie at Simon Radley@The Chester Grosvenor & Spa; Rosa Fothergill, chef de partie at the...
04th May 2011
Runner up was Saints Bay Hotel chef Ashraf Elsergany and in third place was chef Guiseppe Cerciello Rega from the Absolute...
08th Mar 2011
They were selected out of 26 potential candidates who took part in regional heats at the University College Birmingham and...
10th Dec 2010
Hrishikesh Desai won the coveted title to join a host of respected names in the history of the competition including Gordon...
10th Nov 2010
The cook-off took place at this year's Restaurant Show at London's Earls Court 2 and saw Mark Stinchcombe take home the title...
10th Nov 2010
The cook-off took place at this year's Restaurant Show at London's Earls Court 2 and saw Mark Stinchcombe take home the title...
02nd Sep 2010
The event is being launched by the Craft Guild of Chefs and will culminate in a live final at the Restaurant Show at Earls...
08th Mar 2010
The judges have whittled down the overwhelming number of entries and the semi finalists are now set to compete in a series of...