What’s New for 2021?


Never has it been more important to come together to celebrate our industry, inspire the next generation and provide key skills for young chefs to succeed in their careers.

Expanding Our Support to Chefs in New Zealand

We’re proud to say that the competition will continue its expansion in New Zealand, supporting even more chefs in their culinary advancement.

Single Chef Entry Awards

We’ll be retaining single chef entry - it’s all about you!

Making the Competition More Accessible to More people

We’ll be retaining a strong digital element as the world continues to move online.

More Epic Prizes to be Won

We’ve partnered with some new award sponsors to offer epic prizes at every stage in the competition.

New Awards to Encourage Sustainable Cooking

We’re introducing a new award to recognise chefs who are integrating a sustainable approach in their cooking.

Our Awards Partners


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Our Sponsors


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