CALLING ALL CHEFS – BRING IT!

The professional chef competition with the biggest prize pool in the country is back, and you’re invited to bring your passion, bring your experience and bring your game – BRING IT!

Join the professionals and the up-and-coming in a clash of talent, skill, determination and passion – with the chance to win up to R15 000 in cash. Entry is open to senior chefs (more than five years’ experience and over 25 years old), who stand in line to win the R15 000 first prize, R10 000 second prize or R5 000 third prize. All it takes is the right combination of passion, experience, ambition and skill to win. Junior chefs aged between 18 and 25 and with less than five years’ experience are in line for R10 000, R6 000 and R4 000 for first, second and third place respectively.

Up for the challenge?

Register now by emailing your name, surname, contact number and category you wish to enter (Senior or Junior) to entries@coty2018.co.za. A representative will be in contact to finalise your entry, which consists of a recipe for a three-course meal for three pax using Unilever Food Solutions products.

Senior and Junior entries opened on 21 May 2018 and chefs and teams are invited to complete their registration and recipe submissions by 30 June 2018. Team of 4 entries are now open to caterers and close on 20 July 2018. 

Regional semi-finals take place between 31 July and 2 August, when six finalists per category will earn their place in the finals on 5 September 2018.

“This is when endurance and nerve are put to the test as the contestants receive a mystery basket of ingredients from which to create a three-course meal using Unilever Food Solutions products and some of the finest fresh produce in the country,” says Craig Elliott, Executive Chef of Unilever Food Solutions.


ISSUED ON BEHALF OF UNILEVER FOOD SOLUTIONS BY STRATEGIC PUBLIC RELATIONS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT VANESSA NAUDÉ ON 083 271 6000 OR vanessa@stratpr.co.za

About Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year

The Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year is the leading South African culinary competition and has been the launchpad into gastronomic greatness for many of South Africa’s top chefs for the last 40 years.

For more info on the entry guidelines and judging criteria, go to the Unilever website.

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