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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

29th Apr 2022
The Passion To Inspire competition will take place on 10 May 2022 at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds. Colleges...
25th Apr 2022
After this element of the award was put on hold due to the pandemic, the Craft Guild of Chefs has revealed it is bringing it...
25th Apr 2022
Formally known as the Major Series, the Chef’s Culinary Challenge is one of the industry’s longest standing, most prestigious...
25th Apr 2022
Student chefs Jack Hayes, Max Heath and Rhiannon Siddall won an exclusive trip to Italy with Tilda, along with being named...
25th Apr 2022
He impressed the judges with his menu of fermented barley & whey risotto, wild garlic ricotta, slow cooked duck egg, wild...
22nd Apr 2022
The S.Pellegrino Young Chef Academy, a global initiative which is currently searching for the best chefs under 30, surveyed...
14th Apr 2022
Culinary students Jack Hayes, Max Heath and Rhiannon Siddal along with their tutor Andrew Gabbitas have won an ‘educational...
12th Apr 2022
The Riso Gallo UK & Ireland Young Risotto Chef of the Year 2022 is now in its fifth year and is aimed at budding chefs aged...
07th Apr 2022
In total 38 competitors took part in the National Heats stage of the competition putting into practice everything they had...
06th Apr 2022
The competition will welcome special guest judges at the final including Pierre Koffman who held 3 Michelin Stars for over 15...