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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

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...
08th Feb 2019
Having competed against seven other ‘talented’ finalists, Royle impressed judges with her butternut squash and cumin soup...
06th Feb 2019
Despite the cold British weather, organisers are focusing on warmer times as competitors are required to produce a creative...
28th Jan 2019
Since launching in 2002, we have thus far seen 69 chefs pass the Graduate Award with former achievers going on to win Young...