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Young chefs in Chengdu shaking up Sichuan cuisine
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Young chefs in Chengdu shaking up Sichuan cuisine
Meet the young chefs endeavoring to refine Sichuan’s culinary traditions.
The new Barcelona’s diverse food scene
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The new Barcelona’s diverse food scene
The city has attracted young chefs willing to show that the Catalunya capital can go beyond the bodegas and the avant-garde restaurants that made it famous.
S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020: all the juries and the regional final dates
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Fine Dining Lovers Food for Thought Award - Here's how to vote!
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 
#Spyoungchef: Euro Asia regional final 2019
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#Spyoungchef: Euro Asia regional final 2019
The Euro Asia regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 will take place on October, 8/9 2019 in Moscow  at the Bolschoi Theatre.
#Spyoungchef: Latin America regional final 2019
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#Spyoungchef: Latin America regional final 2019
The Latin America regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 will take place in Peru's capital city, Lima, in mid September 2019.
#Spyoungchef: Central Europe regional final 2019
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#Spyoungchef: Central Europe regional final 2019
The Central Europe regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 will take place in Hamburg, Germany on 23 September 2019.
#SPYoungchef: Iberian and Mediterranean countries Regional Final 2019
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#SPYoungchef: Iberian and Mediterranean countries Regional Final 2019
The Iberian and Mediterranean Countries regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020will take place on 16 Septemb
#Spyoungchef: Asia Regional final 2019
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#Spyoungchef: Asia Regional final 2019
The Asia regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 will take place on 10 September 2019 in Tokyo, Japan at Ecole Tsuji
#Spyoungchef: Pacific Regional final 2019
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#Spyoungchef: Pacific Regional final 2019
The Pacific regional final of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 kicks off the 12 worldwide finals and will take place in Sydney, Australi
Nurturing new talents under Saint Petersburg's Sky
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Nurturing new talents under Saint Petersburg's Sky
Known for having been the capital of the Russian Empire for a long time since it was founded in 1703 by Tsar Peter the Great, 
Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List's Innovators in Food and Drink
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Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List's Innovators in Food and Drink
Forbes has released its 30 Under 30 Europe list which highlights a number of young innovators across food and drink.
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5 S.Pellegrino Young Chefs in Finland
Find out what happens when several S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 finalists from all over the world meets, forage and cook together.
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S.Pellegrino Young Chefs Cook at Sapori Ticino 2018
See the dishes from S.Pellegrino Young Chef finalists' unique 5-course menu, served as part of the spread of exclusive Sapori Ticino dinners this year.
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Margarita Forés: 'Young Chefs, Make Mistakes!'
The Filipino chef shares her journey and advice for aspiring young chefs, some of her own career mistakes and what's exciting her in food right now.
3 Chefs in Forbes’s 30 Under 30
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3 Chefs in Forbes’s 30 Under 30
Three chefs have made Forbes magazine's annual list of the most creative young people in Europe across art and culture.
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Are Young Chefs Trying to Rise too Fast?
Chef Scott Conant is upset about the rise of young culinary students trying to skip important lessons and instead going straight for the celebrity limelight.
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S.Pellegrino Young Chefs on Forbes List
Three former S.Pellegrino Young Chef competitors feature in Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list of Europe's most exciting creative young people.
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Mauro Colagreco: 'Young Chefs, Nourish Your Passion'
Mauro Colagreco, a judge at S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016, reveals how hard work and patience are rewarded in professional kitchens.
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Wylie Dufresne: 'Young Chefs, Take Your Time'
A chat with chef Wylie Dufresne, one of the Seven Sages at S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016, about his past (and future) career as a chef.
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Chantel Dartnall: 'Young Chefs, Think Sustainable'
Meet chef Chantel Dartnall, famous for her innovative take on botanical cuisine, mentor for the Africa and Middle East finalist at S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016.
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Adi Hadean: 'Young Chefs, Don't Miss Any Opportunity to Improve'
An interview with Romanian chef Adi Hadean, TV and radio personality, and mentor for the East Europe region at S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016.
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David Martin: "Young Chefs, Be Different"
An interview with David Martin, chef at La Paix restaurant in Brussels and mentor for the Benelux region at S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016.
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A New Scholarship to Support Young Chefs and Servers
Andreas Caminada has launched Fundaziun Uccelin – an exciting project that aims to provide culinary scholarships for young chefs and servers.
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Eric Ripert's Advice for Young Chefs
The culinary mastermind behind Le Bernardin in New York has some inspirational advice for those starting out in the business.
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Moriarty and Griffa, Young Chefs Face to Face
An amusing double interview with Mark Moriarty and Paolo Griffa, respectively the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 and Italian finalist: this is what they told us.
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Yoshihiro Narisawa: 'Young Chefs Should Show their Identity'
We speak with S.Pellegrino Young Chef judge Yoshihiro Narisawa about his own career as a young chef and projects he's currently working on.
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Margot Janse: 'Young Chefs Must Work with Open Ears and Eyes'
An interview with S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 grand final jury member Margot Janse as she offers some of her own advice to young chefs.
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Yannick Alleno: 'Young Chefs Must Work Hard'
We speak with the jury member for S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 Grand Final, Yannick Alleno, as he offers up his advice about working in the kitchen.
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Joan Roca: 'Young Chefs Must Enjoy Cooking'
Joan Roca goes back to when he was a trainee as the jury member for S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 offers up his own advice to young chefs.
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Pierre Koffmann's Advice to Young Chefs: "Don't Think About The Money"
Watch legendary French chef Pierre Koffmann talk about the evolution of cuisine and dish advice to young chefs while cooking a mouthwatering seafood dish.
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4 Great Chefs Give Advice to Young Chefs
FDL catch up with some of the world's best chefs to ask them some of their top tips and advice to young culinary students, maybe the great chefs of the future.
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MAD4 Symposium Offer Grant for Young Chefs
Rene Redzepi has launched a MAD Grant - offering 10 young culinary students the chance to attend his MAD Symposium in August.
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WATCH: Roy Choi's Advice For Young Chefs
Los Angeles food truck king Roy Choi dishes out advice for young chefs in this video from the Culinary Institute of America.
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The Young Chefs Redefining British Dining
FDL traveled to Taste of London to meet some of the young chefs driving a newly emerging dining scene across the city and Britain as a whole.