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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

07th Aug 2020

Craft Guild of Chefs names ten finalists for NCOTY

By: Edward Waddell
The ten chefs will now compete for the 2021 NCOTY crown in a cook-off at Le Cordon Bleu in September. David Mulcahy, organiser of the competition, said: “There is no doubt that finding a way to make

05th Aug 2020

Plans progressing well for the Graduate Awards 2020

By: Edward Waddell
Munkley was determined to ensure young chefs have the opportunity to develop their skills and promote their talent, despite the setbacks caused by Covid-19. He said: “Since March, the hospitality

More Competitions News

24th Jan 2020
Ainsworth takes over from Gary Jones, executive head chef at Le Manoir, who has led the team of judges for the last three...
17th Jan 2020
The Guild recognises many chefs are beginning their culinary careers later due to national changes to the school leaving age...
16th Jan 2020
Colleges in the UK have competed to win the opportunity to reach the final of the prestigious culinary competition in Jersey...
15th Jan 2020
This year’s renamed competition will also have a new venue at Central Bedfordshire College, Kingsway Campus, Dunstable. The...
15th Jan 2020
The annual competition, sponsored by Seafish the public body that supports the £10 Billion UK seafood industry, attracts a...
09th Jan 2020
The six colleges include Loughborough College, New City College, North Hertfordshire College, Sheffield College, University...
08th Jan 2020
The British Student Cookery & Service Championships will have the same excellent classes of both live and static competitions...
08th Jan 2020
The competition is open to pastry chefs aged 23 and under on 1 March 2020. The candidate should be working in a hotel...
06th Jan 2020
Run in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs the competition enables young chefs to develop their culinary skills. The...
03rd Jan 2020
This year the challenge is encouraging students to reinvent the classic tradition of afternoon tea, using a selection of...