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The ChefSkills Live Theatre

Department for the Economy

Raising the bar in NI culinary skills

Chefskills

Competition

Time

Sponsor

Tuesday 20th March

Senior Duck Culinary Freestyle

7:20 - 8:00     

 Silver Hill Foods

Classical Junior Chicken (Heat 1)

8:10 - 8:50   

 

Classical Junior Chicken (Heat 2) / Classical Junior Duck(Heat 1)

9:10 - 9:50   

 

Northern Ireland Young Seafood Chef of the Year 

10:10 - 11:10

 Keenan Seafood

Northern Ireland Student Culianarian of the Year

11:30 - 13:30

 Major International

Senior Lamb Culinary Freestyle (Heat One)

14:00 - 14:45       

 NSA

Northern Ireland Culinary Ability Awards

15:05 - 15:45

 Culinary Ability Awards

Classical Junior Duck (Heat 2)

16:05 - 16:45

 Silver Hill Foods

Awards

17:15

 

Wednesday 21st March

Senior Lamb Freestyle (Heat 2)

8:00 - 8:45
 NSA

Restaurant Innovation - Contemporary Dessert (Heat 1)

9:00 - 10:00

 

DAERA Northern Ireland Chef of the Year

10:20 - 12:50

 DAERA  

Northern Ireland Cook & Serve Championship/

Restaurant Innovation Contemporary Dessert (Heat 2)

13:20 - 15:50

 

Senior Fish Culinary Freestyle (Heat One)

16:20 - 16:55    

 Keenan Seafood

Senior Fish Culinary Freestyle (Heat Two)

17:10 - 17:45

 

Awards

17:15

 

Thursday 22nd March

Northern Ireland Professional Artisan Baker

7:00 - 8:30

 

Great Northern Ireland Bake Off

8:45 - 10:15

 1

Vegan Challenge (30 mins)/ Modern Trend (45 mins)

10:25

 

The Northern Ireland Calorie Wise Award

11:25 - 12:10

 Calorie Wise

Northern Ireland Young Chef of the Year Final

12:30 - 14:30

 Henderson

Awards

15:00

 

 

The ChefSkills Theatre aims to raise the bar in culinary skills in Northern Ireland and hosts an exciting series of back-to-back live classes each day in six adjacent state-of-the-art workstations. There are a variety of junior categories, including the prestigious DAERA Northern Ireland Chef of the Year, Vegan Challenge, Contemporary Dessert and World Cuisine. 

We would encourage all chefs, junior and senior, based in education and industry to enter a ChefSkills class, please see below for more details.

There is limited availability so we recommend that you apply early. 

If you have any questions about The ChefSkills Theatre please contact:
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+ 44 (0)20 7886 3137

Our sponsors

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Opening Times

 Tuesday 20 March  10am – 6pm
 Wednesday 21 March  10am – 6pm
 Thursday 22 March  10am – 4pm

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