Luke Selby crowned
Roux Scholar 2017

The Dabbous head chef beat five other finalists in a fiercely contested cook-off.

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Meet 2017 guest judge
Anne-Sophie Pic

NEW film, Alain Roux visits La Dame de Pic at the Four Seasons Hotel, London, chef Pic's newest restaurant.

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Get a front row seat to the tastiest ticket in town!

Watch the 2017 Roux Scholarship Awards Ceremony live – Tune in at 7pm on Monday 10th April


Roux Scholarship 2017 is now OPEN for entries

Chefs aged 22-30yrs cooking in the UK have until 31st January 2017 to apply

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Roux Scholarship 2017 is Launching soon...

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Harry Guy

Winner of Roux Scholarship 2016


The Roux Scholarship 2017 is CLOSED for entries!

2016 Open For Entries!

Are you the next Roux Scholar? Entrants must be in full time employment as a chef in the UK and be aged 22 or above, but no older than 30 on 1st February 2016.

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The 2017 Roux Scholarship Finalists

Scott Dineen
BaxterStorey, London

Oliver Downey
Fera at Claridge’s, Mayfair, London

Michael Cruickshank
Bohemia, St Helier, Jersey

Matthew Whitfield
The Driftwood Hotel, Portscatho, Cornwall

Martin Carabott
Luca Restaurant, Clarkenwell, London

Luke Selby
Dabbous, London

About the Roux Scholarship

The Roux Scholarship is the premier competition for chefs in the UK and ranks among the most prestigious in the world. However, it is far more than just a competition that ends with a prize.

The Roux Scholarship offers the winner a career changing opportunity that is unrivalled and stretches far beyond the much coveted 3 month stage at a 3 star Michelin restaurant. That is just the start. It is what follows that really counts and the advice and guidance that the Roux family give that can make a career truly exceptional.

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Past Scholarship Winners

Important Competition Dates

Early Nov. 2016

Open for entries

Online entry form open – watch this space

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31 January 2017

Deadline for Entries

Online entry form will close at midnight

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23 March 2017

Regional Finals

London and Birmingham regional finals will be held

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10 April 2017

The Final

Final and awards ceremony

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The Judges

A Message for Head Chefs

When we started the Roux Scholarship my brother Albert and I wanted to strengthen our brigades and we wanted to do that by sending our young chefs away so they could learn more. We hoped that when they came back they would bring with them new experiences and ideas which would make our kitchens stronger and our food better…

Thirty years later many chefs have come through the competition and gone on to greater things. The kitchens those chefs came from have got stronger and stronger. By encouraging your younger chefs to enter the competition you are doing far more than just giving a young chef a chance, you are saying something to the rest of the brigade.


Sponsors of the Roux Scholarship