We're excited to announce the Grand Finals will be held on Wednesday the 17th November 2021,
Each of the finalists will compete in commercial kitchens across Australia and New Zealand with judges onsite to taste their food. At the same time, their dish creations will be live streamed to a panel of remote judges who will calibrate the results.
A Virtual Awards ceremony will be broadcast on 30th November 2021 to celebrate the results of the talented chefs, so stay tuned for more details..
2021 National Finalists
Jamie Jackson - South Island, NZ
Samantha Warena - North Island, NZ
Jayden Osbourne, Regional QLD
Ashleigh Handsaker, Regional NSW
Sarah Jones, South Australia
Abby Formentin, Western Australia
Kimberly Tang, Victoria
Semra Peach, Tasmania
Amber Heaton, QLD Metro
Jarrod Everett, Northern Territory
Noah Cairnduff, Australian Capital Territory
Jeremy Lackenby, NSW Metro Finalist
12 grand finalist chefs will compete in the ultimate culinary showdown at the grand finals with one winner taking out Golden Chef of the Year and a $10,000 cash prize.
Find out more about the winning chefs from each region and their dishes HERE