During an evening cocktail reception on Tuesday, March 5th at the 2024 Chef to Chef Conference in Austin, four club chef competitors will face off in the annual Club + Resort Chef of the Year mystery basket-style culinary competition.
Each chef will have 60 minutes to prepare and plate two dishes: an entrée and a small plate. Each chef will also be paired with an apprentice. The chefs will have access to an extensive spread of ingredients, equipment and plateware. They will receive a detailed list of the available equipment and ingredients in advance.
The competition will conclude with a group of judges determining the winner.
Points will be awarded for:
The first-place winner will be awarded a $4,000 cash prize and a feature in Club + Resort Chef. The second-place winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize.
Club + Resort Chef Editors and Chef to Chef Conference Coordinators are currently looking for chefs interested in participating in this competition. Interested chefs must be registered for the 2024 Chef to Chef Conference and apply here: Club + Resort Chef of the Year Application.
The Club + Resort Chef of the Year Culinary Competition is vital in the Chef to Chef Conference, offering an exciting, live cooking experience for attendees and competitors.
Former Club + Resort Chef of the Year winners include: