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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

09th Jun 2022
The prestigious Graduate Scheme is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with an enhanced programme devised by the panel...
08th Jun 2022
Eight Compass apprentice chefs battled it out at the annual Compass Chef of the Year culinary final, held at the Compass...
06th Jun 2022
The International Salon Culinaire is the UK’s largest programme of culinary competitions with hundreds of different events...
26th May 2022
Sally Abe, Lisa Goodwin Allen, Jason Atherton, Claude Bosi, Sat Bains, Skye Gyngell and Francesco Mazzei have all come on...
25th May 2022
Harry was third in the Craft Guild of Chefs Young National Chef of the Year final in 2020 and was runner up in the Junior...
24th May 2022
It has also allowed more chefs the opportunity to enter the UK’s most prestigious culinary competition by extending its...
18th May 2022
Sam has been encouraged by his fiancée Bryony Holmes, whom he is to wed on 23 May, to compete in Global Chefs Challenge Final...
17th May 2022
In a bid to achieve the pass mark in the 20th year of the event, chefs will be using a range of inspiring mentoring videos...
16th May 2022
The winners Drew Denington, Josh Amos-Terzza (Kitchen) and Jasmin Boughen (FOH) as well as lecturer Paul Smith will now be...
03rd May 2022
The grand finals celebration, with the theme balanced diets and sustainable futures, consisted of a week of challenges where...