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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

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...
18th Mar 2019
Its three-person team - Alan Coats, Ance Kristone and Andreau Talla – were said to have fought off “fierce” competition from...
15th Mar 2019
Having “triumphed” in the regional and national competitions, the skilled young people going head-to-head against the “best...
12th Mar 2019
This year’s contest took place in Jersey, 5-6 March, and saw ‘rising chefs’ from Northern Ireland, Middlesbrough, Farnborough...
05th Mar 2019
Entries must be submitted by 28 June and detail their two courses made using Kikkoman naturally brewed soy sauce. Alongside...
05th Mar 2019
Run in conjunction with Central Bedfordshire College, the annual competition is a fantastic opportunity for student chefs...
21st Feb 2019
This includes: Ayrshire College Carlisle College City of Glasgow College Coventry College Loughborough College Newcastle...
08th Feb 2019
Co-run by Major Series and the Craft Guild of Chefs, each of the challenges, including the chicken, street food and pasta...