In memoriam: Albert Roux 1935-2021

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Albert Henri Roux OBE KFO, who died on 4th January 2021. A leading light in the culinary world, Albert Roux inspired countless chefs through his restaurant kitchens and through the Roux Scholarship. He is credited, along with his late brother Michel, for starting Britain’s culinary revolution with the establishment of Le Gavroche in 1967.

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Competition Dates

01st January 2099

Competition postponed

01st January 2099

New dates to be confirmed

01st January 2099

New dates to be confirmed

History of the competition

Over the last 40 years, Britain’s culinary scene has transformed. The 21st century sees a nation proud of its acclaimed chefs with successful restaurants the length of the country boasting awards and accolades. Discover how much of that success is down to the Roux Scholarship.

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