On Wednesday 5 September, after a thrilling final, we crowned our 2018 Chef of the Year winners. Held in five categories – Senior, Junior, Team of 4, High Tea and Rise Up – the Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year is the oldest culinary competition in South Africa, and in its 40 year history has provided many Chefs with the recognition they need to take their careers to the next level.
"It was an exceptional day," said renowned Chef and senior judge Jackie Cameron. "Every year, the competition just gets stronger and stronger. The talent I saw today blew me away. It's really exciting to see what we as a country can offer, and to see future stars start to shine. The high standards showcased today prove that South African chefs can compete on a global level. Well done to all the competitors."