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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

04th Nov 2020
The competition aimed to engage students with their lecturers to have fun with watercress and to ‘inspire’ their culinary...
03rd Nov 2020
The cooking competition took place on 27 October 2020 and aimed to give young chefs a taste of competition experience. There...
03rd Nov 2020
Operating in a Covid-19 safe format chefs from across the business pitted their skills against one another at West Herts...
28th Oct 2020
The cooking competition offers the chance for non-professional chefs to gain recognition for their cooking ability. The...
22nd Oct 2020
His dish of roasted lamb rump, slow cooked lamb shoulder, watercress crumb, watercress puree, warm potato salad, roasted...
19th Oct 2020
The online cooking competition will take place on 27 October and it aims to give student chefs a first taste of competition...
07th Oct 2020
The kitchen heat recently took place at the Royal Garden Hotel in London with the pastry heat being completed at Lakefield...
30th Sep 2020
As part of Hospitality Week the NCOTY final, which took place at Le Cordon Bleu earlier this month, was streamed to hundreds...
30th Sep 2020
The focus for this year’s competition was on sustainability and chefs had to incorporate ingredients from the Knorr Future 50...
29th Sep 2020
Nick Vadis, culinary director at Compass UK & Ireland, said he was thrilled to be partnering with Salon Culinaire, which...