Are You A Young Canadian Chef Looking For A Challenge? Here’s How To Apply

Can you create a concise and coherent winning recipe? If you’re a young Canadian chef, under 28,  and working full-time with a professional kitchen, then you can enter the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition.

To apply you must create a recipe for a main course dish that only uses ingredients sourced from this pantry. The recipe must serve four people and be completed within two hours.

Your application package must include:

  1. Candidate Details
  2. Employment & Qualifications
  3. Ingredients
  4. Methodology
  5. Timeline
  6. Food Costing
  7. High-resolution photo of your completed plate

Judges Chef David Hawksworth and Chef Kristian Eligh will select the regional heat competitors. Shortlisted chefs will be chosen based upon the following criteria:

  • A well-thought out, creative dish
  • Use of common table ingredients (quality, not quantity)
  • Thoroughness of recipe package
  • Accuracy of costing based on market prices
  • Practical method/timeline of work

A full list of rules for all stages of the competition can be found here.
By applying you agree to our Terms & Conditions.

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