Young Chef 2019-20

Information on this year's Young Chef competition


The Rotary Young Chef Competition is a well-established and successful competition organised and promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland and sponsored by Filippo Berio.

It is a four-stage national competition to support and encourage development of cookery skills. Some stages may have more than one round.


This competition aims to encourage young people to:

•    Learn how to cook a healthy meal

•    Develop food presentation skills

•    Consider food hygiene issues

•    Develop organisational and planning skills

•    Develop an ability to cope in a demanding situation


  • Clubs to enter the competition no later than 20th September2019.  UNFORTUNATELY NO LATE  ENTRIES CAN BE ACCEPTED.*
  • Arrange Club competition to be completed by 1st November 2019 – using local Chefs; head teachers; and/or suitably qualified persons to judge.                  
  • Winner and runner-up go forward to an Area Final which should be completed by 13th December 2019
  • Area winner and runner-up go forward to District Final. This will be held on Saturday 1st February 2019 at Deans Community High School, Livingston
  • Winner and runner up go forward to the Regional Final. Date & Venue TBC
  • The National Final – The 2019-20 National Final will be held on the weekend of 2/3 May at the RotaryGBI Expo in Birmingham.


D1020 Club entry form -

Club competition rules -

Guidance notes -

Rotary GB&I information pack -

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