Young Chef Young Waiter Finals to be hosted at the Langham Hotel London

18 March 2020

Finalists will battle it out at the Young Chef Young Waiter final to be held at The Langham in London. They will be joined by Head of Chef Judges Theo Randall, proprietor of Theo Randall at the Intercontinental and Head of Waiter Judges Simon King, as well as 2019 Young Chef Young Waiter winners Richard Henderson from Muse Restaurant and Alessandro Calzavacca from Dorchester.

Entries opened online at on 15 May and will close on 15 September 2020 where a short-list of 32 finalists of 16 chefs and 16 waiters will be selected. Entry is free for young chefs and young waiters who are 26 years old or under on 16 November 2020.

Young Chef Young Waiter Winner Richard Henderson, Darren Tierney, Senior Responsible Owner for the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai, Kate Nicholls CEO UKHospitality, head waiter judge Simon King, Young Chef Young Waiter Winner Alessandro Calzavacca and The Nth Degree Global’s Robert Walton MBE

YCYW 2019

Our chef finalists of Young Chef Young Waiter

YCYW 2019

Our waiter finalists of Young Chef Young Waiter

Entrants can take part if they are currently employed in the role of Chef or Waiter and have been employed for 3 years or more in the hospitality profession (including those who may be temporarily unable to work or been furloughed from their present roles).

The winners will take part in a live competition over the 16 and 17 November where finalists will battle it out to impress the high-profile judges where social distancing measures and risk assessments will be in place or alternatively plans have been made to hold this online. Winners will be announced at a sensational evening event on the 17 November at The Langham.

Side View. Landscape. UK Pavilion. Expo 2021. JPEG (1) copy

UK Pavilion, YCYW UK final taking place at Expo 2021 in Dubai on November 15th.

Take a look at our Young Chef Young Waiter 2019 final which was hosted by Masterchef’s John Torode

Date: 16 and 17 November 2020
Location: The Langham

To enquire about this event, get in touch here.

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