National Chef of the Year

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12 National Chef of the Year finalists announced

27 July 2023 by

The Craft Guild of Chefs has announced the 12 finalists for the 2024 National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition.

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Craft Guild of Chefs reveals semi-finalists for National Chef of the Year

29 June 2023 by

The Craft Guild of Chefs has revealed the names of 40 semi-finalists who will be participating in this year’s National Chef of the Year competition.

Finalists for 50th National Chef of the Year competition announced News

Finalists for 50th National Chef of the Year competition announced

12 August 2022 by

The ten finalists for the 50th National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition have been announced.

Catching up with Thomas Swaby, National Chef of the Year 2022 Business

Catching up with Thomas Swaby, National Chef of the Year 2022

30 March 2022 by

In a window of Covid calm last year, the 31st winner of the National Chef of[...]

Kenny Atkinson and Lisa Goodwin-Allen revealed as new top judges for National and Young National Chef of the Year News

Kenny Atkinson and Lisa Goodwin-Allen revealed as new top judges for National and Young National Chef of the Year

18 February 2022 by

Two new chairs of judges have been revealed by the Craft Guild of Chefs for the[...]

Thomas Swaby crowned National Chef of the Year 2022 News

Thomas Swaby crowned National Chef of the Year 2022

21 October 2021 by

Chef Thomas Swaby was crowned the Craft Guild of Chefs’ National Chef of the Year earlier[...]

Twelve National Chef of the Year finalists revealed News

Twelve National Chef of the Year finalists revealed

12 August 2021

This year’s National Chef of the Year finalists have been announced, whittled down from 33 to just 12, who will go on to cook at CORD by Le Cordon Bleu in London.

National Chef of the Year 2021: 33 chefs through to the second round News

National Chef of the Year 2021: 33 chefs through to the second round

16 July 2021

The 33 chefs who have made it through to the second stage of the 2021 National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition have been revealed.

Entries open for National Chef of the Year with contenders challenged to tell their 2020 story through food News

Entries open for National Chef of the Year with contenders challenged to tell their 2020 story through food

08 April 2021 by

Entries are open for the 2021 National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) competition, with contenders being[...]

Vacherin's Nick Smith on winning National Chef of the Year 2021 Profiles

Vacherin's Nick Smith on winning National Chef of the Year 2021

07 October 2020 by

Nick Smith tells Jennie Milsom what it was like to take part in a high-profile competition[...]

National Chef of the Year 2021 finalists revealed News

National Chef of the Year 2021 finalists revealed

07 August 2020 by

The National Chef of the Year 2021 finalists have been revealed ahead of the final stage[...]

National Chef of the Year 2021 semi-finalists revealed News

National Chef of the Year 2021 semi-finalists revealed

17 July 2020 by

The Craft Guild of Chefs has confirmed the names of the 40 chefs who will compete[...]

Entries open for National Chef of the Year 2021 as Paul Ainsworth calls for more women to enter News

Entries open for National Chef of the Year 2021 as Paul Ainsworth calls for more women to enter

07 February 2020

Entries have opened for the Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year 2021 competition, with chair of judges Paul Ainsworth calling for more female chefs to throw their hats in the ring.

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Steve Groves, winner of both National Chef of the Year and MasterChef: the Professionals, reveals his motivations

29 January 2020

Steve Groves won the National Chef of the Year title on his first try, 10 years after taking the title in MasterChef: the Professionals. Neil Gerrard discovers what motivates the chef to come out on top

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