Young chefs tasting their future

Thursday, 22 August, 2019

Australia’s longest running culinary competition for young chefs has seen a host of new chef talent step up this year to put themselves to the test in culinary institutes across Australia.

Fine Foods and Nestlé Professional

Proving to be rising stars of the cooking arena, ten winning teams have successfully secured their places and are gearing up to compete in the 2019 Nestle Golden Chef's Hat Award national finals, where they will do kitchen battle against the country’s top talent in purpose built commercial kitchens at Fine Food Australia.


Golden Chefs Fine Foods Final 2018

This year’s national winners will be announced at an exclusive industry Awards Night where they will be awarded a $15,000 culinary trip of a lifetime to North America, be mentored by culinary instructors and given access to a national network of professional chefs to accelerate their culinary careers.

The Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF'S HAT AWARD has proudly been running for 54 years and offers the next generation of young chef talent a platform to create new opportunities, learn valuable skills and connect with industry peers in the culinary industry.


Catch all the action live on Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th September at

Register for Fine Foods 2019