Foodies, chefs and fans around the world: have your say in the most exciting talent search for chefs in the world, S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 and nominate your the chef you'd like to win the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award!
This is a great opportunity for our readers to get involved and take an active role in deciding which talented young chef finalist deserves to win one of the prestigious awards during the regional competition phase of the world's biggest talent search for the best young chef in the world.
Ahead of each of the 12 regional finals you will be able to vote for your favourite young chef and the message given with their dish.
All votes must be submitted between 7 AM GMT on the first day and 12 PM GMT on the last day of the specified voting period by region. We will publish the voting dates online ahead of each regional final, which start in August and finish in December 2019.
Vote for your favourite young chef finalist in S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 and help him/her to win the prestigious new Fine Dining Lovers People’s Choice Award! You can only vote once, so make sure it counts!
WHAT IS THE FINE DINING LOVERS FOOD FOR THOUGHT AWARD?
This award is nominated by our FDL readers and will be presented to the young chef regional finalist who best represents their personal belief within their signature dish. The award is available to win at both a regional level as well as during the Grand Finale in 2020.
When applying for the S.Pellegrino Young Chef competition, each entrant was asked to answer the following question: “What would you like to express through this dish? Please write the meaning of your dish. What message, history and identity would you like to express?”
We will ask that our Fine Dining Lovers readers evaluate the regional finalists’ responses together with the dish they presented. The young chef who best represents her/his personal belief within the dish, should win your vote.
The chef with the most votes will claim the Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award for their region and go on to compete for the global title at the Grand Finale in 2020.
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