Meaningful Prizes ~ Cape Grace Reaching for Young Stars 2024

“The overall winning hot chef for this year’s ‘Cape Grace Reaching for Young Stars’ will be awarded the superb opportunity of a working visit to France for three months with Alzea and InternAfrika,” says Director Alexandre Barrière Izard. “During this visit, they will undertake an internship at a top hotel in Paris, receive a monthly allowance, along with flights, visa, medical travel insurance, accommodation, and full board included.” Winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony at the Century City Conference Centre in June.

MLT Car Hire & Tours will provide the airport transfer for the winner. Upon their return from France and America they will be invited to take up a three week internship at one of our top hotels in Cape Town.

The top four chefs and the winning beverage student will receive a once-in-a-lifetime offer: a five-month stay and superb working experience in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at Winslow’s Tavern—a top heritage restaurant in a historic Federalist building in scenic Wellfleet, with Chef Patrons Phillip and Tracey Hunt. With 170 seats, this acclaimed restaurant boasts a talented international brigade of chefs, front-of-house staff, and bar managers who thrive on collaboration, camaraderie, fast pace, and high volume—all while creating a signature all-American seasonal menu heavily influenced by coastal cuisines.

The ‘Ultimate LANCEWOOD Young Star Pastry Chef of the Year’ is invited to experience a three-month internship in France, the home of fine patisserie, at the exquisite Château de la Creuzette in Boussac. A ravishing prize where the winner will continue to broaden their culinary skills and at the same time absorb incomparable French flair. Flights courtesy of LANCEWOOD, with a generous R5000 cash prize to assist with Visa and Travel Insurance.

Plus, there are prizes from ClemenGold for the winning Pastry Chef and from Rio Largo Olive Estate for the ‘Rio Largo Young Achiever’! The winning Beverage Student of the Breakfast Smoothie will receive a gorgeous prize from FRÜT SA. The Cape Wine Academy will award a bursary to the “Beverage Student of the Year.”

Wonderful prizes for all the winners from Dr. Susanne Reuther of KitchenAid Africa, including KitchenAid Artisan Mixers, Gadgets & Utensils, Ceramics, Bakeware, and more.

Highly desirable and stunning prizes from AL&CD Ashley, including SCANPAN the finest of Global Knives, Brabantia, Avanti, and Severin. The list goes on – practical, innovative products, superbly crafted using cutting-edge technology that our candidates are able to test their culinary prowess with and a joy to use.

The ‘ScanPan Excellent Kitchen Practice Award’ ~ Highfield Level 3 Food Safety for Catering. The hot kitchen and pastry kitchen categories for food safety will each win a training course for the Level 3 Food Safety for Catering Qualification. This qualification is designed to assist learners who wish to progress to higher or supervisory levels within a food catering business. The qualification is ideal for ensuring compliance with the law.

Topics covered include:
Ensuring compliance with food safety legislation
The application and monitoring of good hygiene practice
How to implement food safety management procedures
The application and monitoring of good practice regarding contamination, microbiology and temperature control

About Highfield: Highfield was founded in 1982 and is a global leader in compliance and work-based learning, and vocational qualifications. They offer over 400 qualifications and work with over 40,000 global employers, training providers and tutors in over 100 countries.  They are one of the most recognizable awarding organisations in the UK and are one of the top four awarding bodies. They are regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, and CCEA regulations.  Some of their clients include Nestle, Shell, BP, Jumeirah Hotel, Emirates Palace, Emirates Airlines, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Marks and Spencer, PesiCo and McDonalds.

Further generous prizes from Anthonij Rupert Wyne, ClemenGold®, Imagin Gin, Kleine Zalze, KWV Brandy, KWV Wines, Neethlingshof, Simonsig, Stellenzicht, Sutherland Vineyards and Van Loveren Family Vineyards.

Cash prizes and vouchers from Lancewood, Rio Largo Olive Oil, Früt SA, Avanti Coffee SA, InUWell – Institute of Universal Wellcare, Hartlief Continental Meat Products and Farmer’s Meat Market, a division of Ohlthaver & List Group and books for life from Penguin Random House.

The last word in delectable prizes from Von Geusau Chocolates

The floating Sustainability Awareness Trophy will be awarded by Pavitray Pillay, Environmental Behaviour Change Practitioner & WWF-SASSI Manager to the best team.

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