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 advance their culinary careers.
2021 Entry is Open!
We’re open for entry and looking for talented young chefs like you to show us your culinary magic. Click the ENTER NOW button and submit your online registration (takes less than 5 minutes). You’ll be directed to a page that will confirm your successful registration.
It’s no longer a mandatory requirement to submit a 3-minute video. However, if you do choose to submit a video, you can be in the running to win 1 of 6 $250 Prezzee cash vouchers. For details on this prize opportunity CLICK HERE.
YOU HAVE UNTIL FRIDAY 21st MAY (11.59pm AEST) TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION FORM.
So long as you’ve completed the registration form and meet the entry requirements, you’ll get to cook-off against other chefs at the regional heats and will be notified within 1 week of your assigned regional or metro cook-off.
Twelve regional finalists from the AU and NZ cook-offs 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 $10KAUD cash prize.
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