Regional Finalists 2022-23

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Africa, Middle East & South Asia
Kareem Atef
Egypt
I wanted to showcase the authentic Egyptian cuisine, using contemporary twists and techniques to re-imagine traditional compo...
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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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Ellah Maepa
South Africa
The power of flavor in simplicity with my love for fusion. Throughout my journey as a chef, I have never really appreciated my own...
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Asia
Chudapa Chansaming
Thailand
What I would like to express through this dish is Thai culture, is blended with French because I want to bring Thai food that peop...
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Shintaro Ohiwa
Japan
Through this dish, I want to convey the wonderful ingredients and food culture of Japan. We also thought about garnishing the dis...
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Hyojeong Kim
KOREA DEM. REPUBLIC OF
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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Canada
Samy Benabed
Canada
This dish is an ode to a traditional Québécois meal: the rotisserie chicken. Traditionally, the chicken is served with gravy, a si...
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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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Timothy James Bleau
Canada
I want to show that fine dining food can have zero waste when done correctly, getting creative on how to utilize trim in order to ...
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Central Europe
Fabian Schröter
Germany
My dish means tolerance and integration. In every kitchen I've worked in, there were chefs from all over the world. I have put man...
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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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Stefan Barca
Germany
This dish is entirely inspired by general and global necessity for #change. Where everyone has to give at least a minimum effort t...
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France
Mohammad Ramputh
France
As am from a small island called Mauritius surrounded by the Indian ocean, known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs so we consumed...
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Clément Vergeat
France
I’d like through this creation to express the ambivalence which exists in our «industry». Chef, sommelier,etc, all those occupatio...
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Kitano Yurika
France
A plate full of memories of my trip to Bretagne in the summer. I found a wild fennel herb in the nature of Bretagne, I bought orga...
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Iberian Countries
Carla Ribe
Spain
This dish combines different flavors, textures and techniques. It's main objetive is to show the combination of duck breast with a...
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Andrés Rengel Herrero
Spain
The dish tries to capture the work philosophy that characterises me in its maximum expression, for this I base it on a traditional...
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Andrè Cameirão
Portugal
Kitchen and gastronomy are my life since I was young. I move to Açores , I fell in love with the gastronomy of the region and I wa...
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Italy
Katherine Rios
Italy
Migration and Integration Arriving in a new place is not always easy and even more so it is not easy to integrate and be accepted...
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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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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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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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Segundo Panduro Ruiz
Peru
Give a tribute to Arequipa's Picanterias, Picanterias are places of traditions, good food since the end of the 19th century. Show ...
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Xchel González
Mexico
The chinampas is an efficient and sustainable agricultural system, it is an articulated set of artificial floating islands that we...
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Mainland of China
Yunze Zheng
China
The inspiration for this dish came from my hometown: Ningbo, Zhejiang. There is a dish in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province called Stir-Fr...
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Homemade Oyster Sauce with Shandong Wagyu
He-Sen Jason Liu
China
I have been training in the culinary arts since I was 14 and that set me on my career path. It allowed me to gain a thorough under...
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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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North Europe
Jet Loos
Norway
I truly believe that the most important element is to have passion for food and cooking. Having passion for what you do will help ...
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Augustinas Bimbiris
Lithuania
Less waste – more taste. My dish is based on an idea that I want to throw away less. Everything is utilized to its’ maximum: even ...
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Eddie Meijboom
Netherlands
We are a modern Spanish restaurant and this dish is my interpretation of the gamba al ajillo. Traditionally, the prawns are oft...
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Pacific
Leidy Carolina Maldonado Ramirez
Australia
This salad is very popular Colombian salad on the Atlantic coast in and we find it with the name clown salad, alluding its name to...
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Srishti Godbole
Australia
It’s been three years, that I have seen my family due to the pandemic, three years since I've been to my ancestral home in ‘Aurang...
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Alexis Belmas
Australia
Through this dish, I wanted to link my 2 countries of affection which are France, my country of origin, and Australia, the country...
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South-East Europe & Mediterranean
Letizia Vella
Malta
I discovered my passion for food at an early age while watching my mother create meals . Seeing how much enthusiasm you can put in...
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Žiga Koprivc
Slovenia
The day Slovenia proclaimed its independence the Linden tree was planted in front of the National Assembly building, since then it...
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Ivan Tartaro
Croatia
Working in Mano2, the initiative behind micro seasonality, zero waste and preserving food and flavor through various fermentation ...
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Uk
Joshua Wilde
United Kingdom
I want to showcase everything i have learnt as a chef so far. I think doing a classical dish like this is unique and modern and re...
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Yogesh Yadav
United Kingdom
I want to focus on traditional Rajasthani hunter-style cooking by showcasing grains, vegetables of the region. It reflects the tim...
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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
Prosenjit Biswas
I believe in Cuisine du terroir, sustainability and respect of the product. As a young chef I consider myself responsible for pre...
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Huy Hoang
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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Samuel Mumford
With the current climate crisis that we are faced I would use this opportunity to further educate the greater population on the ro...
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West Europe
Damien Delacoste
Switzerland
My dish is an initiation, a journey through a memory, a reminiscence. One day I went with my grandfather into the forest, I was yo...
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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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Michael Angelo Van Liere
Belgium
I want to illustrate with my dish that we can present a beautiful and flavorful plate with just a few main ingredients. With those...
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