Competition Information

Friday, 1 March, 2019

Looking to create new opportunities, learn & connect with industry peers? This competition is for you!


Are you looking to create new opportunities, learn valuable skills and connect with industry peers in the culinary arena? Are you ready for more? Then this is the competition for you.


You will have the chance to showcase your culinary talent and win globally recognised medals across entrée, main and dessert course categories, and if successful in your region’s heat, you will get to cook-off against the country’s best chef talent in the National Final at Fine Food Australia in Sydney this September with one team being crowned the 2019 National Winners and awarded a culinary trip of a lifetime to North America.




Find a cooking partner and get your team together - you will both need to complete

registration form.


On successful application, your team will be invited to compete in the Regional or Metro cook-offs (depending on where you live). Ten winning teams from the Regional and Metro cook-offs will then go on to compete at the National Final, to be held in Sydney this September.  

At the National Finals, to be held at Fine Food Australia in Sydney this September, one winning team will take out the title and enviable $15,000 international culinary prize trip.

**Important Information: Entry is for teams of two who are AU residents working in the culinary industry & aged between 16 & under 25 on 30.9.19. Regional & Metro cook-offs occur in Jun & July ‘19. National cook-off held in Sydney in Sept ‘19. See full T&C’s at