Young Restaurant Team of the Year

Young Restaurant Team of the Year

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, all teams selected for the semi-final
will automatically go through to the Grand Final on 1 July.

Current plans are for a double Grand Final with one set of teams
undertaking a lunch service at 11am and the other at 3pm.

The Winners of the UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year 2019 were Westminster Kingsway College.

2020 - 9th Annual Competition

The 9th Annual UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year Competition 2020 will open for entries in November 2019.

  • The theme will be French Gastronomy.
  • All competitors must be 21 years of age or under at the time of the final.
  • A team consists of 2 chefs and 1 front of house.
  • Each team can be guided in advance of competing by a nominated mentor.
  • Five teams will be selected for the Grand Final.

All five teams and their mentors selected for the Grand Final will have complementary tickets for the 23rd Skills for Chefs Conference on 1 & 2 July 2020. These tickets inlcude accommodation, networking dinners & the Gala Dinner on 2nd July 2020 where the winners will be announced.

The winners prize will be a study trip to Lyon - the capital of gastronomy.

The Master Chefs of Great Britain are a partner of the competition and will be presenting a trophy for the Best Menu.

You can request an entry pack NOW by emailing:

David Mcknown (UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year ):-

All the details are available at

Special Guest Judge

The special guest judge for the Grand Final will be Pierre Koffmann.

Entries Close

Entries will strictly close on 28 February 2020.


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