2022 Finalists Announced – See full list here

Criteria
Chef of the Year

The judges will consider the following when reviewing your application.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrates flair and creativity in the kitchen
  • Evidence achievements over the last 12 months within their role
  • Testimonials from within the industry
  • Quality of delivery as evidenced via 3rd party review sites, regulatory inspections, reputation and feedback over the past 12 months.
  • Quality of application.
  • Reputation as ambassador and advocate of the local food, drink & hospitality scene, showing respect for peers, competitors and patrons.
  • Able to demonstrate high levels of team engagement and team development, providing opportunities for learning to those around them

Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards - A recognition & celebration of the great work done within the industry