Sussex Young Chef of the Year 2020 - sponsored by Blakes Foods

Welcome to the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2020! We are seeking the very best Sussex food and drink producers and the outlets which support them and we need your help.

Our judges would like you to tell us who you think should be considered for an award and why. You can enter yourself or on behalf of someone else. You only need one entry to be considered by our judges.

You can e-mail or send extra information in support of your entry to or post to Natural Partnerships, Ivy Cottage, Poynings Road, Poynings, West Sussex, BN45 7AG. (Please note, we will not be able to return any documents received by mail).

Entries will close on 3rd January 2020. Entrants will then be contacted by judges and a shortlist of 6 young chefs will be invited to take part in a Cook Off at the Brigton Met in mid-March 2019. Please visit our website for more news.

SUSSEX YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR - Aged 25 or under by end 2020, working in Sussex, our winner will have a talent for creating a wonderful menu of creative dishes using local ingredients.

To enter yourself or put forward your favourite Young Chef, please complete the following pages...