The winner receives £6,000, to support their career development & an invitation to cook and train under the supervision of a leading chef at a prestigious 3 star Michelin restaurant anywhere in the world for up to three months.

The 2017 Roux scholar will also received the following prizes from our sponsors

  • A gift box of Dry Aged Steaks, courtesy of Aubrey Allen.
  • Two personalised, Roux Scholarship, chef’s jackets, courtesy of Bragard UK Ltd.
  • From Bridor an invitation for two to Rick Stein’s in Padstow Cornwall including two nights accommodation at either The Seafood Restaurant or St Petroc’s Hotel, a three course dinner with a bottle of wine at The Seafood Restaurant and two places on a one-day cookery course at Padstow Seafood School.
  • A year’s subscription to print and digital editions of The Caterer for one year, plus two tickets to The Caterer’s annual awards, the Cateys. Known as the hospitality industry’s Oscars, the exclusive, black tie event takes place at Grosvenor House on 4 July 2017.
  • A classic collection of  Global Knives and a range of accessories; peeler, fishbone tweezers, tongs, scissors and whetstone sharpener, all contained in a chef’s case.
  • Courtesy of Hildon Natural Mineral WaterFour VIP tickets to the Goodwood Revival Festival 8th-10th Sep 2017. Plus three cases of 750ml, Still Glass Hildon Natural Mineral Water, delivered to home each month for a year.
  • Complimentary membership of the Institute of Hospitality for one year.
  • An exclusive Magnum of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut, signed by all the judges.
  • An all expenses paid trip for two to visit the wine cellars of Laurent-Perrier at Tours-sur-Marne, including a guided tour of the cellars and a tasting of the Laurent-Perrier range. Travel by Eurostar and overnight accommodation with dinner, bed and breakfast.
  • A coffee machine for the home, plus a trip for two to visit the award winning Caffé Musetti roasting factory with flights, transfers and a night’s accommodation in Milan, courtesy of L’Unico.
  • A tour of Rungis market in Paris with Mash Purveyors team of buyers including travel and overnight accommodation.Plus an invitation to Mash Purveyors ‘mashup’ festival of food in September, includes VIP pass with unlimited food and drink all day.
  • A day’s work experience with Steve Groves, Masterchef Professional winner, at Roux at Parliament Square followed by dinner for two in the restaurant with wines chosen by the sommelier, courtesy of Restaurant Associates.
  • A day at TRUEfoods followed by a gastronomic food tour of Barcelona. The TRUEfoods team will host a cultural tour of the city, visits to food markets, lunch and dinner in some amazing venues. Includes flights meals and three nights accommodation.
  • A day of Game shooting with one night’s accommodation including dinner, bed & breakfast, courtesy of  Udale Speciality Foods Ltd.

The Winner’s Establishment will receive:

Thirty Two cases of Hildon Natural Mineral Water (32 x 12 bottles of 500ml Still Glass).

Ten kilos of award-winning coffee from L’Unico (Caffé Musetti)

A sirloin of aged beef from  Udale Speciality Foods, Himalayan Salt Chamber.

The National Finalists receive:

The 18 Regional Finalists receive:

  • A commemorative certificate, signed by the judges
  • AG-SNI301, Kazoku set of Global Knives
  • A Moka pot and coffee from L’Unico (Caffé Musetti)
  • A hamper of fine foods from Mash Purveyors product range.
  • A TRUEfoods anniversary apron and tasting spoon.