40 Future Stars Of The Canadian Culinary Scene: One Young Chef Champion

2017 Competition

Regional Heats

This year we are excited to offer four regional heats in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montréal. In each heat 10 young chefs will compete against each other – and the clock – to create a main course dish for four within two hours, using ingredients from the pantry provided.

Vancouver – May 26th Vancouver Community College

Calgary – June 17th Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Toronto – May 15th George Brown College

Montreal – May 19th Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec


National Finals

Saturday, October 14th 2017
George Brown College, Toronto ON

The top candidates from each heat continue on to the black box challenge. The finalists will have three hours to cook a main course and dessert course using all the black box ingredients. One will win the ultimate prize of $10,000 and a stage at a selected leading international restaurant.