The British Culinary Federation
The formation of the British Culinary Federation is the result of the Midlands Association of Chefs and the Chefs & Cooks Circle joining together. The Chefs & Cooks Circle was the most senior chefs’ association, founded in 1948 and the Midlands Association of Chefs was an immediate success story, following its foundation in 1978.
The British Culinary Federation, World Association of Chef Societies National Member has been founded on a partnership between the Chefs and Cooks Circle and the Midlands Association of Chefs who, between them have over 85 years of experience in the industry.
The BCF is the only internationally recognised Chefs organisation for England.
British Culinary Federation Young Chef of the Year 2023
To be held at University College Birmingham on Monday 13th November.
To register your interest please contact Peter Griffiths via the email link.
Further details will be released in due course.
Chef of the Year 2023 - Preview
Kevin Buck wins Chef of the Year
Kevin Buck, the 18th winner of this very popular competition, Kevin joins an elite group of past winners and Michelin starred chefs which includes Simon Hulstone, Luke Tipping, Richard Turner, Adam Bennett, Matt Cheal, Adam Handling, Martin Carabott, Ian Musgrave and Leo Kattou.
Pastry Chef of the Year 2023
World Cup Medal Gold!
The British Culinary Federation is very proud to announce England’s National Culinary Team was awarded Gold and Silver at the Culinary World Cup, 26-30 November, Expogast 2022, Luxembourg. Team member and Culinary Artist, Chris Zammit was awarded 3rd place in the world for his Artistic Piece.
The BCF strives to showcase the hard work and dedication that goes into hospitality and part of that is being able to enjoy and share our regular Chef's Club Lunches and regular events. These events are carefully curated by the industry professionals showcasing the skills, dedication and passion for what they do, from start to finish.
- Mon, 23 OctLondon23 Oct, 12:15 – 15:15London, 18 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TJ, UK
- Tue, 19 SeptBirmingham19 Sept, 12:15 – 15:15Birmingham, 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AG, UK
- Mon, 05 JunFinham05 Jun, 11:30 – 18:00Finham, St. Martins Rd, Finham, Coventry CV3 6RJ, UK
- Sun, 07 MayBirmingham07 May, 18:30Birmingham, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2BS, UK
- Thu, 23 FebBirmingham23 Feb, 12:00Birmingham, 5 Greenfield Cres, Birmingham B15, UK