District 1070 Young Chef Competition 2018
About the Young Chef Competition
This is a competition for young people who enjoy cooking. Cooking amongst young people is a valuable life skill often motivated by TV chefs and media.
This competition is open to all students in full time education between ages 11 and 17 on 31st August 2017.
Students who are in part-time (day release) education are not eligible to take part. Full details of the eligibility criteria are in the competition rules.
The Young Chefs need to demonstrate that they can produce a healthy economical meal for two people and ·show good cooking and presentation skills.
As well as culinary skills the competition encourages the development of good organisational skills ·
Rotary Clubs provide talented Young Chefs the opportunity to participate in a local round of the competition.
The winners of the club round of the competition go onto the District and Regional finals held in February 2018.
The winners of the Regional finals then have the opportunity to go forward to compete in the National Finals held on 28th April 2018.
|Clubs reserve a place in the District Final by 3rd November 2017|
Clubs organise a local competition to be held by 21st January 2018
Clubs notify their District Final entrant’s details by 26th January 2018.
|District Final (East) Sat 3rd February 2018 District Final (West) Sat 24th February 2018 Venues to be finalised|
|Stage 5||Regional Final, Date and Venue to be finalised|
|Stage 6||RIBI (Rotary in British & Ireland) National Finals – District 1210, 28th April, 2018|
Competition Rules and Entry form
The Young Chef Competition Rules and Competition Entry Form can be downloaded here in the Young Chef Competition Information Pack.
Entry forms or requests for further information should be sent to the District Organiser, Fay Barrett.
( n.b Club reservations for the District Round of the competition should be made by Friday 3rd November 2017 with Fay Barrett to ensure that your entrant from the club round has a place. Places are limited. Download a reservation form for the District round of the competition here )
Guidance Notes for Rotary Clubs
Guidance notes have been produced for District 1070 clubs entering the District rounds of the competition to assist with the organisation of a Young Chef competition.
2016/17 District & National Finals Results
To view the results of last year’s District 1070 round of the Young Chef competition just click here
To see details of the 2017 National Young Chef Winner Tabitha Steven, the youngest ever winner of the competition click here