Awards

 

This edition of the competition saw the introduction of a number of new awards at both the Regional Finals and Grand Finale.

The Signature Dishes of the competitors at the Regional Finals were judged against the three Golden Rules by the jury in order to determine the S.Pellegrino Young Chef winner of the respective Region.

In addition, regional winners for the following awards were also announced: the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility voted by Food Made Good, an internationally recognized voice on sustainability in food, and the Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy, voted by all the mentors that accompanied the young participants during the competition. The Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award was voted by the online audience of the Fine Dining Lovers magazine. Use the dropdown menu below to discover the winners of the four awards of every Regional Final.

  • Winner of Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy with the signature dish: "Crawfish Boil"
    Jeremy Stephens

    Jeremy Stephens

    Sous chef, 'Galatoires' - New Orleans, United States

    Winner of Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy with the signature dish: "Crawfish Boil"

  • Winner of S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility with the signature dish: "Forest Honey Glazed Rabbit Ballotine With Fennel, Chanterelles & Mustard Greens"
    Kathryn Ferries

    Kathryn Ferries

    Sous chef, 'Stofa Restaurant' - Ottawa, Canada

    Winner of S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility with the signature dish: "Forest Honey Glazed Rabbit Ballotine With Fennel, Chanterelles & Mustard Greens"

  • Winner of Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award with the signature dish: "Dungeness Crab Chawanmushi"
    Marvin Palomo

    Marvin Palomo

    Chef, '7 Enoteca' - Oakville, Canada

    Winner of Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award with the signature dish: "Dungeness Crab Chawanmushi"

  • S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019 North America Winner with the signature dish: "Mole Spiced Muscovy Duck, Preserved Prune And Winter Roots"
    Rafael Covarrubias

    Rafael Covarrubias

    Chef, 'Hexagon Restaurant' - Oakville, Canada

    S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019 North America Winner with the signature dish: "Mole Spiced Muscovy Duck, Preserved Prune And Winter Roots"