Meet the 2021 finalists
World Young Chef Young Waiter, which promotes hospitality as a career of choice, a profession, and a vocation, returns for 2023. Established in 1979, the competition was relaunched in 2019 in partnership with UKHospitality and the Restaurant Association.
The winners of the World Young Chef Young Waiter Competition 2022 were announced at a special awards dinner in Monaco on Wednesday 16 November at the spectacular Maybourne Riviera Hotel
attended by Prince Albert II of Monaco.
The winners of the World Young Chef Young Waiter competition were from Wales with chef Ali Halbert from Heaney’s in Cardiff and waiter Tilly Morris from Grove of Narberth.
The World Champions were chosen out of seven chef and seven waiter finalists from England, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Macao, Wales, Singapore & Canada, by Head Chef Judge Adam Handling and Head Waiter Judge Simon King, alongside Ching He Huang MBE, Mark Sargeant, Mario Perera, Michael Kwan, David Wong, Andy Downton & Jayne Griffith Parry. Christian Garcia, the private chef to Prince Albert II of Monaco and Giuliano Ungaro, the Hotel Manager at the Maybourne Riviera Hotel were guest judges.
MEET THE 2022 WINNERS
The winning pair from each country teamed up at The Maybourne Riviera where they prepared and served a stunning menu for VIP guests
Head Judge - Chef
Head Judge - Waiter
Finding the World's Best
Across the Globe
Our inspirational judging panel from 2022 is made up of Adam Handling, Ching He Huang, Michael Brennan, Yassmin Sarmadi, Claude Bosi, Emily Roux, Jeff Galvin, Clare Smyth MBE, Andy Downton, Johanna Wimmer, Ken Hom OBE and other big names in the hospitality industry.See all judges
Winners and judges have included some the industry’s great recognisable names– Adam Handling, Theo Randall, Mark Sargeant, Marcus Wareing, Simon King, John Torode, Anne and Jamain Swarb, Jeremy King, Raymond Blanc OBE, Heston Blumenthal OBE, The Earl of Bradford and Lord Forte.Read more