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Enter the Golden Chef’s Hat Award



Developing the Next Generation of Chefs since 1965


The Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award exists to support emerging culinary talent by offering the next generation of chefs a platform to experience new experiences and advance their culinary careers.



2022 Entries are now closed.


New for 2022:

15 regional cook-offs across New Zealand and Australia

12 grand finalist chefs compete at Fine Food Australia, Melbourne this September

✓ Chef equipment prizes valued at $299 for each of the 12 regional winners

✓ $1K kitchen equipment prizes on offer for the Most Creative and Most Sustainable Menu finalist award winners

✓ $2.5K culinary tuition cash prizes for the Best Savoury Dish and Best Dessert Dish finalist winners

✓ $10K cash prize for the ultimate Golden Chef of the Year prize winner

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