Developing the Next Generation of Chefs since 1965
The Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award exists to support emerging culinary talent by offering the next generation of chefs a platform to experience new experiences and advance their culinary careers.
2021 Entry is Open!
Enter online by submitting a 3 minute video. We'll select the best chefs who will compete in a live cook-off and share in a culinary jounrey that will take your chef career to the next level. You will get to cook off against other chefs at the regional and grand finals, with prizes to be won at every stage! Twelve regional finalists from AU and NZ will be flown to Sydney to compete in the ultimate culinary showdown, with one winner taking out 2021 Golden Chef of the Year and a $10k AUD cash prize.
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