Is dedicated to helping junior and apprentice chefs develop their cooking skills and broaden their culinary horizons. It’s the longest-running culinary competition in Australia that offers young chefs the chance to really find out where they are as a chef, by pitting themselves against their peers and benchmarking their cooking skills. Taking part in the Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award provides young chefs with the added opportunity of being mentored by culinary instructors and given access to a national network of professional chefs. The Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award exists to support emerging culinary talent by offering the next generation of chefs a platform like no other to experience new opportunities and advance their chef careers. This Award offers apprentice and junior chefs a truly unique opportunity to showcase their skills in live cook-offs judged to globally recognised standards.
The Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat competition has been running across Australia and New Zealand throughout the year, and the Grand Final Cook-offs are being held at Fine Food Australia on Monday 5 September and Tuesday 6 September 2022! Junior and apprentice chefs will showcase their talents in front of the Find Food audience.
Grand Final Prizes include:
Award: Nestlé Golden Chef’s of the Year
The winner will be awarded a $10,000AUD cash prize to support their culinary advancement.
Award: Best Savoury Dish
The entrant that has obtained the highest points for either their entrée or main course will be deemed Best Savoury Dish Prize Winner and will win a Tuition Package of their choice to the value of $2500.
Award: Best Dessert Dish
The entrant that has obtained the highest points for their dessert dish will be deemed the Best Dessert Dish Winner and will win a tuition package of their choice to the value of $2500.
Award: Most Creative Use of a Nestlé Product
One chef will be awarded the Most Creative Use of Nestlé Product receiving SOLIDTEKNICS kitchen equipment packages valued at $1,000AUD.
Award: Most Sustainable Approach Award
One chef will be awarded the Most Sustainable Approach Award receiving SOLIDTEKNICS kitchen equipment packages valued at $1,000AUD.
Don’t miss out on watching who wins the awards. Judges will be revealed soon!