Our annual showcase of the sector’s skills returns to the University of Warwick on the 3rd & 4th April 2024


We're delighted to announce our 2024 Competitions winners.

Barista Skills Challenge
Gold - Fabio Padiglioni, University of Bath
Silver - Kitti Szabados, Imperial College London
Bronze - Claire Couchman, St Mary's University, Twickenham
Best Speciality Drink - Kitti Szabados, Imperial College London

Best Burger Challenge
Gold - Ryan Cheyne, University of Aberdeen
Silver - Newton Dias, Imperial College London
Bronze - Callum Lambert, King's College London

Chefs' Challenge
Gold - Joseph Latham & Ashley Podgers, University of Leicester
Silver - Lewis Huggins & Kevin Whitcher, University of Southampton
Bronze - Aaron Tong & Rob Hargreaves, University of Leeds

Innovative Breakfast Challenge
Gold - Matias Urbano, University of Bristol
Silver - James Norburm, University of Reading
Bronze - Richard Still, University of Exeter

Love British Food Challenge
Gold - Douglas Shewan, University of Aberdeen
Silver - Neil Finnigan, Liverpool Hope University
Bronze - David Webb, University of Warwick

Mixology Challenge
Gold - Nicolas Berasain, University of St. Andrews
Silver - Natasha Vahey, University of Birmingham
Bronze - Bianca Ilona-Ciobanu, Imperial College London
Best Signature Cocktail - Bianca Ilona-Ciobanu, Imperial College London

Seafood Skills Challenge
Gold - Janet Szypillo    , University of Exeter
Silver - Fiorella Ascencios, University of Reading
Bronze - Matt O'Connor, University of Bristol

Vegan Challenge
Gold - Richard Still, University of Exeter
Silver - Harry Long-Maclennan, Liverpool Hope University
Bronze - Asa Dodd, University of Leicester

You can view & download photos of the event here


Congratulations to all our competitors

We'll back in April 2025!



On your marks, get set…

Thank you for all your entries - we are now closed for entries to this year's Competitions

The 2024 Competitions feature five brand new challenges as well as many of the favourite challenges returning:

The big news is this year there NO ENTRY FEE for Members to enter! 
AND every competitor recieves free of charge - two night’s accommodation with breakfast and dinner.

To read more details on each competition or to make your entry just click on the competition names above. 

The confirmed finalist line up has now been announced, click on one of the competition pages above to see this year's finalists.


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