Entrants must be in full-time employment as a chef in Great Britain and be aged 22 or above but younger than 30 on 1st February 2013.
Entrants must have undertaken some or all of their training and/or apprenticeship in Great Britain or Ireland.
Entrants would normally be expected to have either passed their NVQ level 3, or their 706/1 and 706/2 or equivalent. Those who qualified in Ireland must have obtained their NTCB Certificate in Professional Cookery. However, if a candidate does not possess these qualifications, in special circumstances an exception can be made. Supporting documentation and/or references will be required from existing or past employers. Please contact the organisers on 01276 417897 as soon as possible to discuss if applicable.
As in previous years, all stages of the 2013 Roux Scholarship competition will be filmed for broadcast – which will require the participation of judges, competitors, and their employers.
Regional Finalists will be required to take part in at least one day's profile filming at their place of work and at home, between Thursday 14th February and the Regional Finals on Thursday 7th March.
Finalists will be required to make themselves available for travel and filming purposes for multiple dates between Friday 8th March and Sunday 24thMarch. Employers' will be given prior notice of filming, and if necessary the parties concerned will be reimbursed for their time. All entrants must make their employers aware of the filming requirements prior to entering the competition.
All entrants must confirm whether or not they currently hold a valid passport.
Hotels and restaurants may submit any number of entries, providing each is for a different person.
Previous Roux Scholars are excluded from entering, as are current employees of the Roux family.
No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or damaged in any way.
Copies of entries must be kept by entrants for future reference, as correspondence cannot be returned.
The organisers reserve the right to use and publish any submitted entry material.
Proof of postage or submission by email will not be accepted as proof of delivery.
The judges' decision at each stage of the competition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The final decision on the Scholar's training rests with the Chairmen of the judges.
The prizes as set out in this brochure are correct at time of going to press but should any become unavailable for any reason, the organisers reserve the right to vary or amend them.
No cash alternatives are available.
Competitors enter and take part in the competition at their own risk. The organisers disclaim all and any liability to the Scholar in respect of their participation in the prizes save as covered under the organisers' insurance arranged for the Scholar.
The organisers waive any responsibility for any tax liability resulting from the awarding of prizes
All reasonable travel and subsistence expenses incurred by the finalists, to and from the competition (including regional), will be met by the Roux Scholarship, provided receipts are supplied.
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