South West Chef of the Year was launched in 2004 to recognise the extraordinary talent among the professional chefs, student chefs, home cooks and junior cooks of the South West of England and to highlight the exceptional standards in the region’s hospitality industry. Five entry categories are available, as outlined below.

“Taking part in South West Chef of the Year provides a wonderful opportunity for you to demonstrate your skills to some of the best chefs in the South West.”

Michael Caines MBE

Co-founder and head judge

Find out more about how to enter in 2023 here