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Competition rules and regulations 2022


World Young Chef Young Waiter (World YCYW) 2022 is organised and operated by The Nth Degree Global supported by UKHospitality, the Restaurant Association and many other leading hospitality partners worldwide.

The Nth Degree Global’s registered office is: Wyvols Court Basingstoke Road, Swallowfield, Reading, Berkshire, England, RG7 1WY. Registration number: 12166272

The overall purpose of World YCYW:

The competition runs throughout 2022 culminating in a global final in November 2022 (for exact dates check individual country / territory pages)

These Terms & Conditions are published on the World YCYW website and will be updated from time to time. www.youngchefyoungwaiter.com/terms-and-conditions

All participants are invited to carefully read the regulations:

By participating in the competition, participants declare that they understand and accept all the clauses contained herein.



1. Aim of the competition

Promoting Hospitality as a career of choice, a profession and a vocation. The opportunity for all Chefs and Waiters taking part to celebrate their talent, enhance their professional development and above all support their personal vision of the world of food and service, having a positive impact on our profession at large.

2. Participation period

The 2022 World YCYW competition launched in England in March 2022 and additional countries / territories will be added throughout the year culminating in a global final in November 2022 (for exact dates check individual country / territory pages)

All participants will be asked to register and enter online to take part.
The entries will be shortlisted to 20 (10 Chefs and 10 Waiters) from the online applications and these 20 successful Finalists will then attend the live Final in each territory.

Important Note For Entrants:

The successful winning Chef and Waiter from each territory will be required to travel to and attend the World Young Chef Young Waiter Final in November 2022. Please ensure you are available to attend.

3. Participation requirements – Please read carefully

4. Live final

5. Promotion plan

All World YCYWs Finalists will be promoted through the organiser’s PR, marketing and social media channels and through media, sponsor and association partners to provide visibility throughout the hospitality profession. It is intended that the event be designed to give recognition to the vast talent that exists in our profession and to provide a platform for the successful candidates for the future. The competition is endorsed and fully supported by UKHospitality
and the Restaurant Association of Great Britain and World Young Chef Young Waiter.

6. Data Protection

The personal data of participants will be collected and used by the organiser, as well as suppliers and relevant parties involved in the management and organisation of this event, in compliance with the provision of the data protection policy of the organiser. This can be found on here https://youngchefyoungwaiter.com/privacy-policy/

By participating in the venture, participants are invited to provide their consent (optional) to receive additional promotional correspondence from the organiser, selected partners and for signing up to the organiser’s newsletter. By providing this optional consent, participants agree to receive emails and or correspondence regarding the organiser’s products and services.

7. General Clauses

These Terms and Conditions provide all the necessary information to take part in the competition. By taking part in the competition, participants accept all the clauses contained herein.

All personal expenses are the responsibility of the participant unless otherwise agreed between the participant and the organiser.

Participation in the Semi Final and Final and the title of YC or YW are non-transferable and have no intrinsic financial value. The organiser shall not accept any responsibility for any damages or losses suffered by the participants as a result of their participation in the competition, without prejudice to the responsibility of the organiser in the event of death or damage suffered by the participants deriving from the negligence of the organiser.

Any decision made by the organiser regarding any aspect of the promotion shall be considered final and irrevocable.

The organiser shall not be held responsible for any delays or the impossibility to fulfil its obligation following an interference, action or omission, event or circumstances beyond its reasonable control (eg: because of war, terrorism, a state of emergency or natural disaster).

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