The Young National Chef of the Year represents the most talented pool of young chefs in the UK, taking in the winners of young chef competitions from the British Culinary Federation, the Academy of Culinary Arts Awards of Excellence, World Skills UK and the Craft Guild of Chefs Graduate Awards.
End of June the finalist were announced and before the final, all ten chefs will take part in a Mentor Day on Tuesday, 11th September where the mystery basket of ingredients will be revealed.
Some big names have already been confirmed to judge the final exam which takes place at The Restaurant Show on Tuesday, 2nd October including Tom Kerridge, Clare Smyth, Philip Howard, Ollie Dabbous and Mark Flanagan.
We are excited to see which young chef will win this prestigious award.
For more information: www.nationalchefoftheyear.co.uk/yncoty