Fine Dining Lovers
Food for Thought Award

All competitors in the latest edition of S.Pellegrino Young Chef were asked the same question about their dishes during the application process:

“What message, history and identity would you like to express with your dish?”

Fans of the competition were then invited to choose the young chef that best represented his or her personal beliefs with their dish, from a list of regional finalists (below).

Voting for the award has now closed. The winner will be revealed during the competition Grand Finale in Milan on 28 - 30 October 2021.

Thank you to everyone that voted! Remember to check Fine Dining Lovers for all the latest updates on the competition.

Recipes

Abhijit Dey

New Zealand, Pacific Region

Horopito Cured Wild Venison Cooked Over Kanuka Wood, Karamu Berries and Feijoa Cream with Celeriac and Nelson Valley Saffron Reduction

VOTING IS CLOSED

Nicolas Fagundes Galindo

Ireland, UK & North Europe Region

Flavors And Textures Of Palm And Ox Tongue

VOTING IS CLOSED

Marcus Gericke

South Africa, Africa & Middle East Region

Remembrance (Quail Consommé)

VOTING IS CLOSED

Ingrid Gonçalves

Hong Kong, Greater China Region

Between the Flavours

VOTING IS CLOSED

Krzysztof Konieczny

Poland, Central Europe Region

Jerusalem Artichoke "Fish"

VOTING IS CLOSED

Evens Lopez

Monaco, North West Europe Region

Warm Blue Lobster, Truffle Wheat Bread, Seafood Flavour and Stuffed Artichoke

VOTING IS CLOSED

Egor Makarov

Russian Federation, Euro Asia Region

Russian Seafood

VOTING IS CLOSED

Marvin Palomo

Canada, North America Region

Dungeness Crab Chowanmushi

VOTING IS CLOSED

Andrea Ravasio

Spain, Iberian & Mediterranean Region

El Domingo Del Campesino

VOTING IS CLOSED

Antonio Romano

Italy, Italy & South East Europe Region

Roma Locuta

VOTING IS CLOSED

Karan Upmanyu

India, Asia Region

Shades of the Desert

VOTING IS CLOSED

Eliodoro Xicum Cobá

Mexico, Latin America Region

Nohoch Ná (Tamale of gizzards cooked in ash)

VOTING IS CLOSED
What message, history and identity would you like to express with your dish?
Thank you for voting!

The winner of the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award will be revealed at the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Academy Grand Finale in Milan on 28-30 October 2021.

Remember to check Fine Dining Lovers for all the latest news on the competition and subscribe to FDL here to stay up to date with the biggest and best stories from the world of food.