Regional Finalists 2022-23

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Africa, Middle East & South Asia
Tiisetso Matela
South Africa
This dish conveys African traditional dishes in a modern way or style, where by sorghum it's the main source our traditional beer ...
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Shehab Medhat
Egypt
Without dreams we reach nothing, Without love we feel nothing In order to reach your dream, you need determination, discipline,...
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Aurelien Durand
United Arab Emirates
My personal experience has made me believe that life always start at the end of your comfort zone. Few years ago, I choose to lea...
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Asia
William Yee
Singapore
Malaysia, Taiwan, and Singapore are the places influenced me the most. Through this dish, starting from the broth, it's like start...
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Hyojeong Kim
Korea
Through the San Pelegrino competition, I would like to make new Korean dish that is interesting and delicious to people in a fun w...
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Ian Goh
Singapore
This dish began with my love of lamb, and the hope to highlight my Hainanese heritage. Lamb has been a staple of the Hainanese die...
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Canada
Danny Houfeng Deng
Canada
I am originally from China, my cooking philosophy is using French, Italian, and Japanese technique to showcase Chinese favor, mode...
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Carmen Holtby
Canada
This dish only uses sustainable ingredients that are locally available in the winter months. When most restaurants are relying on ...
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Ben Thompson
Canada
This dish, in a nutshell, represents who I am. Not only are all the main ingredients sourced from directly here in Canada, but als...
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Central Europe
Marcel Förster
Germany
With this dish I would like to express that we all have to look back sometimes when we were young and our families were cooking fo...
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Anton Lebersorger
Germany
This Dish is my Handwriting, it is all the experiences I collected over the years in every kitchen I worked, starting from what my...
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Eva Maria Egorova
Germany
With this dish I want to show my love for the italian country, people, language and its cousine. And of course all the delicious i...
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France
Benjamin Vakanas
France
As I grew up in Saint-Raphael, fish soup had an emblematic place in my family. My father, a fish lover, observed changes in the se...
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Francois Vermeere-Merlen
France
I wanted to challenge myself to make a gourmet dish but also entirely vegetable and 0 waste. Everyone must realize that a beetroot...
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William Ezzedine
France
I would like to pay tribute to all the places I have lived, thanks to my family coming from many backgrounds. I chose a fish that ...
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Iberian Countries
Danitza Alpaca Salinas
Spain
The origin of the techniques and flavours of this dish come from the city where my surname comes from, from an emblematic family w...
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Artur Gomes
Portugal
Sustainability is a word lost in intentions. We believe that to be really sustainable we can’t only focus on our restaurant, inste...
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Adriana Coromoto Allepuz Pelegrina
Spain
The dish is a representation of my origins, I don't have a Spanish culinary tradition because my mother was born in Venezuela, and...
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Italy
Danilo Vella
Italy
The idea of ​​this dish is to make you live an experience, the feeling of being in Sicily, involving sight, taste and smell, using...
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Marco Apicella
Italy
The memory of an emotion lives on in this dish. It takes me back in time, to when my mom used to prepare it in our family restaura...
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Andrea Borroni
Italy
This dish represents me and everything I wanted to believe in. I was born in Milan, moved to Ancona, mother Bolognese, father Mila...
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Latin America & Caribbean
Diego Fernandino
Chile
Alma Patagonia is a creation that captures the soul of Chile´s southern territory. It is a dish that intertwines delicacies from d...
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Armando Bramwell
Panama
A fufu portrait is the story of the Riquelme’s, my family from my mother’s side. In all our gatherings we’ll come together around ...
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Xorge Esteban Sanchez
Mexico
I’m very passionate about gastronomy; my country, its people, and its ingredients bring out the flavors, in each one, of my dishes...
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Mainland China
Di Cui
China
The idea of the dish is from my hometown, Xinjiang, which is famous for its tasty lamb. The sheep live in the mountains where the ...
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Jin Wang
China
Nature selflessly sustains all things. Cuisine should also be all encompassing – discover China’s local sea habitat and combine di...
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Min Zhou
China
There are many ways to cook chicken in Guangzhou, and as the saying goes: “It is not a feast if you don’t have chicken”. This dish...
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North Europe
Jonita Šeščilaitė
Lithuania
Due to the pandemic, everything closed and people with nowhere to go turned to forests and parks. This dish is created upon mixed ...
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Magnus Brandenburg Carlsen
Denmark
Over 800 million people around the world go to bed hungry each night. At the same time, one third of all the food that is produced...
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Nils Flatmark
Norway
I want to send the message that we really must make sure that the local food production survives in the future. In Norway, we are ...
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Pacific
Tatsuya Fujii
Australia
My yakitori is a unique take on the classic Japanese dish, combining traditional flavours with Italian and Australian elements and...
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Abhishek Thorat
Australia
This dish is influenced by a region of India called Kashmir. It is inspired by its rich culture, cooking style and ingredients tha...
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Robin Wagner
Australia
My passion and mindset when creating new dishes is to create something remarkable, to accept the challenge and always being out of...
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South-East Europe & Mediterranean
Maria Zoga
Greece
I Choose this plate because I grew up in a small town next to the sea and the area is rich in fish. I remember that every week I s...
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Dominik Kovács
Hungary
My dish is called Friend's Ear. This is a traditional Hungarian dish. The reason, why this dish is close to my heart is because my...
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Emanuel Mocan
Romania
All stories start with ... once upon a time ... What would it be like this time to start with what it is now? Let's see the prese...
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Uk
Chris Wang
United Kingdom
The inspiration comes from my experience in Tokyo and the memory of my childhood. I’d like to present a wonderful marriage between...
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Swann Auffray
United Kingdom
With this dish, I would like to invite customers to travel into the summer season and beautiful products we can find in Suffolk, t...
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Kristin Reagon
United Kingdom
This dish signifies my journey , it starts off with my heritage and roots - this being the base flavours of masala, Granadilla and...
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USA
Michael Park
United States - New York
The pairings of squid & date and oyster tofu & bone expresses a yearning for a unified Korea. My father's family was force...
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Huy Hoang
United States - Florida
The Vietnam Cookery Culture is not simply the France and China Cuisine, but it is the fusion between those Big Two Cordon Bleu tha...
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Laura Arrojo
United States - Florida
I want to express the courage to work with nonconformity, taking a classic plate form my country with products that we barely use ...
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West Europe
Andrea Vailati
Switzerland
Sustainability and deliciousness are my beliefs, because when combined are strong enough to make a change in what today is a broke...
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Diego Sgarbossa
Switzerland
With this dish, I want to express the use of poor and reusable raw materials, I have used tripe which is a popular product par exc...
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Valerio Borriero
Belgium
This dish represents the Italian immigration in Belgium in the 20th century, for working in the coal mines. My family is from this...
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