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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

17th Sep 2021

Five talented chefs pass Graduate Awards exam

By: Edward Waddell
In total 13 young chefs competed in the Graduate Awards final in either the kitchen or pastry exam. To join the Graduate Awards hall of fame, the chefs had to achieve a pass mark of 85%. Despite the

23rd Aug 2021

Country Range Student Chef Challenge returns

By: Edward Waddell
The competition, which has been running for over a quarter of a century, provides the ultimate test for teams of three full-time hospitality and catering students from colleges around the UK. The

More Competitions News

12th Jan 2021
Students have been tasked with embracing Asia’s culinary history and traditions to create one dish (either a starter, main or...
06th Jan 2021
The culinary competition is open to chefs who are 21-years-old or under and those competing will be invited to join a live...
04th Jan 2021
The competition has secured sponsorship from Tilda Foodservice, gold sponsors of Zest Quest Asia since the launch of the...
04th Jan 2021
The competition aims to inspire the industry’s next generation and provide them with key skills required to succeed in their...
17th Dec 2020
In total 12 young chefs competed in the Graduate Awards finals in either the kitchen or pastry exam. To join the Graduate...
17th Dec 2020
Having finished third in the final last year Griffiths was delighted to receive the news and trophy from Culinary Association...
17th Dec 2020
Osborne received a visit from Arwyn Watkins, president of the Culinary Association of Wales, who presented the young chef...
16th Dec 2020
The 16 UK finalists and nine China/South East Asian finalists were selected by UK head judge Theo Randall, UK head waiter...
10th Dec 2020
On 8 December 12 young chefs completed the final exam in kitchen or pastry at the University of West London. The competition...
09th Nov 2020
The Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) and its partners, the International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales), the Celtic...