S.PELLEGRINO YOUNG CHEF

2019-2020 COMPETITION

The 4th edition of S.Pellegrino Young Chef commences in early 2019. Information will be updated as and when the competition develops under each relevant section you find on this site. Here is a snapshot of the different phases of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020.

 COMPETITION PHASES

Phase 1 – Applications: 4 February – 30 April 2019
Phase 2 – ALMA Global Shortlist selection: 1 May – 31 May 2019
              – Global shortlist announcement: 7 June 2019
Phase 3 – Regional finals: 21 June – 31 December 2019
Phase 4 – Grand Finale: June 2020 (tbc)

Winners of Italy & South East Europe Regional Final 2019

Alessandro Bergamo was announced the winner of the Regional Final of Italy & South East Europe of S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020. The other three prizes were awarded to Tommaso Tonioni, Davide Marzullo and Antonio Romano.

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Winners of Africa & Middle East Regional Final 2019

Paul Thinus Prinsloo was announced as winner of the Africa & Middle East regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020. The competition took place in Cape Town on 14th October, where the ten best young chefs from the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Morocco, South Africa and Turkey competed in the live cook off.

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Winners of Euro Asia Region

Vitalii Savelev has been named as the Best Young Chef in the Euro Asia regional finals of the fourth edition S.Pellegrino Young Chef following 2 days of outstanding program with competition in Novikov Gastronomic School and final Award night at Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.

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Winners of North West Europe Region

Alexandre Alves Pereira was crowned North West S.Pellegrino Young Chef. Vivien Rouleaud won the Water Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy, Kitano Yurika won the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility and Evens Lopez won the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award.

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Food Meets Future in Singapore by S.Pellegrino

An interactive exploration of the key aspects of gastronomy in the future, run by some of the most influential top chefs on the international gastronomic scene.

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S.Pellegrino Young Chefs and Mentors Share Personal Insights

It was the occasion of the announcement of the jury of the Italy and South East Europe region of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020 on April 15, 2019 and it took place at Identità Golose Lab in Milan.

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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Event

The winner of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018, Yasuhiro Fujio, spoke about the trials and triumphs of mentorship at a special lunch at 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana as part of Asia’s 50 best Restaurants in Macao.

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S.Pellegrino Young Chef Chang Liu

Chang Liu, the finalist who represented China in S.Pellegrino Young Chef in 2016, has taken the helms of a new restaurant in Milan, Serica, where he proposes a series of Chinese-Italian dishes that have been hailed as part of the new movement in cultural crossover in cuisine. 

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S.Pellegrino Young Chef 4th Edition Bucharest Launch

To kick off the 4th edition of the most exciting talent search in the world, S.Pellegrino held its first S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020 event in Bucharest with some of the most influential and renowned members of the gastronomy community.

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InFusion 2019 Kicks Off With Star Young Chefs

Over 24-26 January, 2019, the bright young Italian chef Lorenzo Cogo hosted Yasuhiro Fujio, winner of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018, for the first InFusion 2019 event at his one star Michelin restaurant El Coq in Vicenza. The two chefs held a Four Hands Dinner on the evening of 26 January, creating a nine course meal for a select group of guests consisting of food lovers and industry experts.

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