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Here's what you need to do to enter our Aspiring Student Chef 2022-2023

cookery competition:

ASPIRING STUDENT CHEFS – Ages 11-13  |  14-16  |  16-18.

A life changing experience for aspiring student chefs to compete in a national inter-college/school cook off, judged by an elite panel of professional chefs, to win great prizes. The experience will also provide an insight into career opportunities in catering, with the option for the winning students to take up a three year Specialised Chefs Scholarship (subject to age).



Your entry should ideally​:

  • demonstrate a knowledge of flavours and textures

  • showcase as many skills as possible

  • demonstrate an awareness of nutritional balance

  • take no more than 90 minutes to prepare and feed two people

  • utilise the maximum amount of time

  • consider the amount of oil & fats used in the dish

  • minimal wastage of ingredients

  • consider the seasonality of the National Final when choosing ingredients.


Also, you must:

  • write a bit about yourself and why you chose your dish, together with a photo of the finished dish.

  • meet the required Terms & Conditions

The finals will be held on Friday 27th January 2023 at Bournemouth & Poole college.

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