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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

09th Dec 2019
The Country Range Student Chef Challenge, run in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs, enables students to showcase...
19th Nov 2019
In association with the Craft Guild of Chefs as part of the HRC’s Salon Culinaire, the winning chef team will enjoy a two-day...
15th Nov 2019
The competition requires teams of three students to plan, prepare and cook a three-course, four-cover menu in 90 minutes. The...
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...