Regional Finals S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020: All the Dates

With the names of the Regional Finalists revealed, the Regional jury panels confirmed, we are yet another level deeper into the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019-2020 competition! This year’s Regional Finals will be held for 12 different Regions as defined by the current competition’s regulations, bringing together over 120 contestants head-to-head to prepare and refine each of their signature dishes in front of the judges.


The jury panel for each of the Regions will be responsible for selecting the one Regional Finalist to go on to the Grand Finale that will be held in Milan in 2020. In addition, three contestants at each Regional Final will gain the Regional titles as winners of each of the three awards: Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award, the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility, and the Acqua Panna Award for Connection in Gastronomy.



Here are all the dates and locations of each of the Regional Finals, updated as they are confirmed.

Please note that the final dates and/or locations are subject to change and any changes will be communicated on this site.



10 September, Tokyo


Africa & Middle East

14 October, Cape Town


Central Europe

23 September, Hamburg


Euro Asia

8-9 October, Moscow


Greater China

21 November, Shanghai


Iberian & Mediterranean Countries

16 September, Barcelona


Italy & South East Europe

21 October, Milan


Latin America

17-18 September, Lima


North America

4 November, New York


North West Europe

9 October, Paris



26 August, Sydney


UK & North Europe

12 November, London


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