5-8 Sep 2022
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

ACF Culinary Challenge

Join the Australian Culinary Federation in recognising outstanding industry professionals with a range of important awards. Plus get involved in a Yum Cha challenge!

5 - 8 September
Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre
Free

Chefs, trainees and apprentices will have the opportunity to put their skills against each other and against the clock, competing for a share of the cash and prizes.

Chefs of the highest calibre and skill level are invited to showcase their talents in front of the Fine Food audience and will be judged by a panel of registered ACF Judges.

This year the extensive competition program will include the National Apprentice Competition 2022 Final, ACF Most Outstanding Chef /Apprentice/Trainee, Lakanto Most Outstanding Pastry Chef/Apprentice Chef/Trainee, Yum Cha Challenge, Tabasco Team Challenge & an extended list of Live individual events.

Included in the competition arena:

  • A demonstration stage hosting a series of free 30 minute demonstrations relevant to the culinary industry from industry professionals,
  • The ACF / Moffat Chef lounge that has prime viewing position for all competitions and is also a place for all to catch up after 2 long years.

 

WATCH THE BEST CHEFS, TRAINEES & APPRENTICES FROM AROUND AUSTRALIA

 

Watch as they showcase their skills and compete against the clock – and each other! Check out the awards up for grabs. See program and learn more information below.

More Competition Information

Competition Criteria

Tabasco Team Details

Yum Cha Team Details

Entry Form

National Apprentice Award


National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge


Best Yum Cha Award


Lakanto Pastry Chef of the Year


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