2020 Partners & Supporters

Let’s raise a glass to our partners and supporters... these fantastic organisations help us bring Young Chef Young Waiter to life.

We’re fortunate to work with partners and supporters who share our passion for all things hospitality and are committed to elevating emerging talent – that means you!

Take a moment to find out more about our amazing supporters below.


The Nth Degree

Lead organiser

The Nth Degree is an exclusive Private Dining Club based in London, Dubai and other prestigious locations around the world with an exclusive membership network of successful, influential and like-minded individuals and corporate companies.

The Nth Degree creates bespoke opportunities for members to experience exceptional fine dining whilst making new friendships and business connections. At the heart of the club lies a diverse calendar of events in the top venues in both London and Dubai. These include tastings, drinks soirees, annual sporting events as well as the club’s signature concept; The Private Dining Experience.


UKHospitality is the powerful voice representing the broad hospitality sector – covering everything from bars, coffee shops, contract catering, hotels, nightclubs, visitor attractions and other leisure venues.

read more Its main aims are to represent the sector, promote the sector, share best practice and create an unrivalled networking platform.
The sector is a major contributor to the UK economy, employing 2.9 million people and generating £130bn in economic activity. Hospitality is the 3rd largest private sector employer in the UK; double the size of financial services and bigger than automotive, pharmaceuticals and aerospace combined.

The Restaurant Association

The Restaurant Association, a subsidiary of UKHospitality, is a non-government representative body for hotels, clubs, restaurants, leisure outlets and other hospitality-related organisations nationwide.

read more The association promotes the interests of the hospitality industry to the Government Ministers, MPs, MSPs, Welsh Assembly Members, MEPs, the EU Commission, the City and the Media.

Chefs Adopt a School

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, founded in 1980, was quickly recognised as Britain’s leading professional association for head chefs, pastry chefs, restaurant managers and quality suppliers.

read more It achieves its main objectives through a series of groundbreaking education and training programmes.
Adopt a School, incorporating Chefs Adopt a School and Hospitality in Schools, is a national charity founded in 1990. Our programme, delivered by chefs and hospitality professionals in primary schools across Britain, helps children to develop healthy eating habits and encourages an enthusiasm and interest in food, cooking, food provenance and sustainability, giving an insight into the hospitality industry.

Springboard UK Future Chef

Springboard UK promotes careers in hospitality, leisure and tourism showcasing the industry as a vibrant, dynamic and great place to work.

read more The Springboard Charity helps young people achieve their potential and nurtures unemployed people of any age into work. It helps alleviates poverty by supporting disadvantaged and underprivileged people into sustainable employment.
Springboard's FutureChef Programme has been designed to engage chefs and industry professionals to work with schools throughout the UK promoting hospitality as a career. The programme, for young people aged 12-16, aims to inspire them when making their career choices post 16. Chefs work with local schools providing demonstrations, skill based challenges, ambassador activities and work experience.

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