Student Awards

studentAwards logoStudent Awards have been introduced to recognise and reward the achievements of young people as they learn and develop their cooking skills.

Award Categories:

1. Most improved

  • Time management
  • Confidence
  • Presentation
  • Technical skills and cooking techniques

2. Best workmanship

  • Knife skills and use of equipment
  • Meat and fish preparation
  • Cooking techniques
  • Cleanliness, tidiness and time management

3. Most creative

  • Innovations with flavour, menus, dishes and recipes
  • Design of healthy and nutritious dish
  • Presentation and food styling
  • Sourcing and seasonality with ingredients

Submission Guidance

To submit a student award complete the student award submission form and attach 2 photos. Photos should demonstrate the young person’s skills against the category criteria.

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Prizes and Recognition

All nominees will receive a certificate and pin badge, and regional winners drawn at the end of each academic term will receive prizes and experiences.