How to Enter

Follow the links (with the pictures) below to enter the category of your choice.

Send us your recipes for your two-course menu incorporating the compulsory ingredients, accompanied by seasonal and locally sourced ingredients where possible.  All entries must include the full method for your recipes and photographs of each dish entered.

Junior Chef category: send us your recipe for your main course dish, including the full method.  Photographs of your completed dish are optional.

For more details about the entry criteria and the compulsory ingredients for each category, please visit our competition page

Entry closing dates:

Entries for the Professional, Young Professional, Student/Apprentice and Home Cook categories close on Wednesday 7th August 2024.

Entries for the Junior Chef category (aged 11-16) have closed for 2024.

Professional Chef

Any age and working as a sous chef/pastry chef or above.

Entries close on Wednesday 7th August 2024

Young Professional Chef

Aged 19-24, working in any role in the kitchen up to and including junior sous chef.

Entries close on Wednesday 7th August 2024

Student/Apprentice Chef

Aged 16-19 and a student at college or in an apprenticeship.

Entries close on Wednesday 7th August 2024

Home Cook

Aged 16+ and never having worked or trained in the catering industry.

Entries close on Wednesday 7th August 2024

Junior Chef

Aged 11-16 and still at school.

Entries now closed for 2024