The Caterer

BCF calls for entries for Young Chef of the Year 2011

26 September 2011 by
BCF calls for entries for Young Chef of the Year 2011

The organisers of the British Culinary Federation (BCF) Young Chef of the Year 2011 have announced details for this year's competition.

The event, which will take place at University College Birmingham on 14 November, is structured in two parts - a written entry and a two-hour cook-off.

Competitors will be asked to produce a three-course meal comprising a starter of the competitor's choosing, using under-utilised fish; a main course featuring British pork; and a dessert. A commis from University College Birmingham will be provided, as well as china from Villeroy & Boch. Chosen dishes, listed ingredients and a brief method must be included with each entry.

The winner will receive the David Bache Trophy, a cheque for £200 and a study tour to Luxembourg courtesy of Villeroy & Boch. Second place and third place will receive £150 and £100 respectively.

The competition is open to any young chef aged 23 or under on 1 January 2012. For non-members, the entry fee is £20, which includes one year's membership of the BCF. The closing date for entries is 8 October.

For further details, contact Jayne Mottram on 01789 491218, email or visit

British Culinary Federation sends chefs to South Africa for charitable trip >>

Simon Hulstone wins two BCF Awards >>

Rositsa Nikolova wins BCF Young Chef of the Year 2010

By Amanda Afiya

E-mail your comments to Amanda Afiya here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to jobs

Looking for a new job? Find your next job here with jobs

Blogs on ]( Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[E-newsletters]([ For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our E-newsletters
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!