European Young Chef Award 2016

EUROPEAN YOUNG CHEF AWARD

The European Young Chef Award is organised and promoted by the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Art and Tourism (IGCAT) in collaboration with culinary arts institutes in the European Regions of Gastronomy.

It is a competition between finalists of regional contests from around Europe, judged by star chefs and international experts.

European Young Chef Award 2021_Group Photo

PRINCIPLES

The aims of the Award are to:

Promote innovations on traditional cuisine
Local food cultures are an important source of innovation. Traditions developed over centuries form the vital ‘DNA’ of food cultures and regional gastronomy as well as local knowledge is, therefore, an important potential source of innovative products and experiences.

Highlight sustainable food cultures
Sustainable local, regional and global food systems are important for all our futures. The Young Chef Award, therefore, aims to stimulate debate about sustainable food and gastronomy practices, production and consumption.

Create future ambassadors for local food products
Local food products are often unique to the territory from which they come. Likewise, regional culture creates a distinction that underlines the added value of local products. By giving visibility to emerging chefs that support local products, it is hoped to contribute to a more sustainable and better quality of food experiences.

EUROPEAN YOUNG CHEF AWARD 2022

The European Young Chef Award 2022 will take place on 10-13 November 2022 in Trondheim-Trøndelag, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022.

Candidates must be selected and approved by the regional partner stakeholder group in the European Region of Gastronomy they come from, preferably in collaboration with an institution that has held a local competition.

CONTACT US

Find out more about the competition on the dedicated European Young Chef Award website!

For more information and full call, please contact IGCAT’s secretariat at info@igcat.org

The European Young Chef Award 2022 is organised by IGCAT and hosted by

Trondheim-Trondelag_European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022

OFFICIAL AMBASSADOR

“I congratulate this initiative that highlights the richness and diversity of European gastronomy, at the same time as valuing chefs for their role in ecology and sustainability.”

JOAN ROCA

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REGIONAL AMBASSADORS

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