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The Master Chef
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Furthering the culinary arts

The Master Chefs of Great Britain (MCGB) was formed in 1980 to provide a forum for the exchange of culinary ideas and to further the profession through training and guidance to young chefs. This is done through :

  • competitions
  • masterclasses
  • stages
  • trips to producers
  • awarding MCGB training diplomas

Charitable Work

As a non-profit organisation, the MCGB has over the years, supported many charitable causes, by raising of money, through special collaborative events, dinners and its annual lunches. These charities include MND Scotland, SAMH, Keech Hospice and FirstLight.

In order to support aspiring young chefs of the future, the MCGB furthermore sponsor various national culinary competitions, awards and cash prizes.

Behind the scenes, an active committee works tirelessly giving their spare time to ensure the organisation operates effectively and sustainable. Assisted by a supportive Membership base, promoting the Art and Science of Professional Cookery and the Hospitality Industry.

Sustainable produce

The Master Chefs of Great Britain seeks to promote to both the chef and the consumer all that is best about British cuisine and the produce available in this country. The association supports the campaign for healthy eating by encouraging the use of sustainable, fresh quality produce in kitchens around the country. Our members are keen to source local ingredients and support small producers.


The association and individual members provide demonstrations for both trade and retail shows and we work closely with our sponsors to promote our aims and objectives, their products and develop the Master Chefs of the future.


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