Vote for Your Favourite Chef

As the Grand Finale draws closer, it’s time to cast your vote for the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award.

Food for Thought Award
How to be more sustainable in the kitchen

Finalists for the S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility share their top tips.

S.Pellegrino Award for Social Responsibility
Bottura's call to action

In the latest Academy seminar, the Modena maestro issued a call to action for all young chefs to join him in his global sustainability crusade.

Seminar Bottura
Grand Finale postponed

Important announcement: the Grand Finale 2020 in Milan has been postponed to 29-30 October 2021.

Rinvio spyca
The Competition so far

With the regional finals concluded and the Grand Finale fast approaching, here’s an update on the current competition.

Grand Finale
The Jury of the Grand Finale

The line-up of seven international chefs, known as the Seven Sages, will crown the best young chef in the world.

seven international chefs
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Inspiring Talks
Dominique Crenn

We catch up with Dominique Crenn as she tells us about her new multi-disciplinary concept, her time working as a young chef and her upcoming memoir.

Dominique Crenn
Virgilio Martinez

The Peruvian chef shares his advice for rising young chefs, some of his own career mistakes and news from his latest restaurant.

Virgilio Martinez
Annie Féolde

The famous French chef and S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Sage, shares her vision about the future of haute cuisine and her advice for young chefs.

Annie Féolde