Please look through the new Award categories and if you know of a colleague/establishment who you believe should be acknowledged and recognised for their outstanding contribution, please forward your nomination/s with reasons why in just a few words to the Secretary, Carol Toth: firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for nominations: 31st January 2022.
PROMISING YOUNG CHEF
Johnnie Bora Memorial Trophy – Presented to the most promising young chef under 25 years of age and working full-time in industry who has demonstrated outstanding talent and enthusiasm.
CHEF LECTURER/MENTOR OF THE YEAR
Ken Fraser MBE Memorial Award – Awarded to a member working within the industry who trains, mentors or encourages young chefs to progress within their chosen profession.
BCF MEMBER AWARD
Robert J Smith Award – Presented to anyone within the Federation for their professionalism and dedication to the industry and their loyal support to the BCF
RESTAURANT CHEF OF THE YEAR
Louis Cipolla Award – Presented for the greatest contribution to the profession by any Hotel and/or Restaurant Chef member within the BCF.
COMPETITION CHEF OF THE YEAR
Paul Gould OBE Award – Presented for highly recognised contributions to the competition arena across all sectors of the industry.
PROMISING YOUNG STUDENT
Eric Bruce Trophy – Presented to any College student chef in full or part-time attendance who has shown enthusiasm and commitment to his or her chosen career.
HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Special Award – Presented to any hospitality professional who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes in the industry but is relatively unnoticed but continues to deliver results.
UNIVERSITY CHEF AWARD
Open to any university chef who has shown great professionalism towards the university whilst maintaining high culinary standards.
ETHNIC RESTAURANT AWARD
Open to any ethnic restaurant in the UK that excels in their approach to their specific cuisine.
CONTRACT CATERER CHEF OF THE YEAR
Open to all contract catering chefs in the UK who deliver excellence in their specific area.
PASTRY CHEF AWARD
Open to all UK working pastry chefs who have excelled in their sector and career.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Nominated by BCF Committee