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 2018 Roux scholar will receive the following prizes from our sponsors

  • A gift box of Dry Aged Steaks, courtesy of Aubrey Allen.
  • One  bottle of The Balvenie 25 Single Barrel signed by David Stewart MBE – retail value £400, courtesy of The Balvenie.
  • 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 3 July 2018.
  • 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 Water: Three cases of 750ml, Still Glass Hildon Natural Mineral Water, delivered to home each month for a year. PLUS four tickets for Badminton Horse Trails Hospitality on Saturday 5th May 2018.
  • 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 day at TRUEfoods followed by a three-day food tour of New York, including food stores, markets and fabulous restaurants, including flights and 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:

The 6 National Finalists will receive:

The 6 National Finalists’ establishments will receive:
One bottle of The Balvenie Doublewood Aged 17 Years and a whisky training session with The Balvenie UK Brand Ambassador Alwynne Gwilt.

The 18 Regional Finalists will receive:

The 18 Regional Finalists’ establishments: