Last Call for Chefs!

Entry for the 2022 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award closes this week, so don’t delay for your chance to be a part of the experience.

This year’s competition will see young chefs showcase their talent at live regional and grand final cook-off heats, with culinary prizes on offer at every stage.

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

Don’t miss out on the magic!

If you’re keen, jump online, and register now at

Registration takes less than 5 minutes and so long as you’re eligible, you will be guaranteed a place to compete in the regional cook-offs.

Registrations close this Friday (6th May) at midnight.

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