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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

More Competitions News

11th Nov 2019
The week-long event is supported by Samphire a relaxed yet polished, casual dining restaurant in Jersey. Heat will see some...
09th Oct 2019
Gold award recipients included Louis Haynes from Brockenhurst College for the risotto challenge, Samantha Gibb from...
09th Oct 2019
The ten finalists were asked to create two different vegetarian or vegan canapés for the starter and a Norwegian cod main...
08th Oct 2019
Groves served a menu of red mullet, shellfish mousse and bouillabaisse sauce, followed by a main course of suckling pig...
08th Oct 2019
Run in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs, the Country Range Student Chef Challenge enables catering students to...
24th Sep 2019
Heat 2020 is open to full-time hospitality students across the UK. This is a unique opportunity for students to be involved...
16th Sep 2019
Regarded as ‘one of the hardest skills tests in the industry’, a total of 15 chefs undertook the final kitchen or pastry...
20th Aug 2019
The competition aims to provide students of varying levels the chance to experience a competition to develop their skills and...
05th Apr 2019
Desai, who won the National Chef of the Year title in 2010, said: “The Craft Guild of Chefs’ Young National Chef of the Year...
05th Apr 2019
As part of the launch, the Guild has also named a new ambassador for this year, with former National Chef of the Year winner...