Virtual Cooking Competition: International Salon Culinaire 2021

Start Date : February 22, 2021

End Date : May 24, 2021

Type : Global

Country : England

Virtual Cooking Competition: International Salon Culinaire 2021

The International Salon Culinaire Salon Virtual Competitions will give the opportunity for chefs of all levels to compete in themed cooking competitions in the safety of their own environment and shall be judged on creative use of ingredients, presentation and inspiration. All competitions are free to enter for this year.

A schedule of competitions and the 2021 entry form is available on the Salon Culinaire website.


  • V1 – Custom Culinary Plant Forward Challenge

Entry Deadline: 22 February 2021
Submission Deadline: 26 February 2021

Plant-forward is a style of cooking and eating that emphasises and celebrates (but is not limited to) plant-based foods – including fruits and vegetables (produce); whole grains; beans, other legumes (pulses) and soy foods; nuts and seeds; plant oils; and herbs and spices.

  • V2 – Cheese Starter Competition

Entry Deadline: 26 March 2021
Submission Deadline: 31 March 2021

Competitors will produce a cheese-based starter, using one of four award winning British cheeses supplied by Artisan Cheese Makers Alsop & Walker.

  • V3 – The Seafood Challenge

Entry Deadline: 26 April 2021
Submission Deadline: 30 April 2021

Competitors are required to create and cook a seafood main dish to competitors choice using sustainable seafood. More information on this competition will be announced soon.

  • V4 – The Lamb Challenge

Entry Deadline: 24 May 2021
Submission Deadline: 28 May 2021

The competitor must create a main course dish using a cut of lamb to be confirmed. Please check back here soon for more information on this competition. 

    Premium Partners

    Electrolux Professional
    Electrolux Food Foundation
    Nestle Professional
    Dilmah Tea

    Global Partners

    Custom Culinary
    Quantum Pro
    Le Nouveau Chef
    AMT The World Best Pan
    Koppert Cress
    Les vergers Boiron
    Q Industries

    Collaborative Partners

    Andy Mannhart
    Birra Morena
    Alshaya Group
    Bon Vivant
    Monte Vibiano
    At-Sunrice DigiChef
    SDG2 Advocacy Hub
    Torribera Mediterranean Center
    City & Guilds
    Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
    Zero Hunger
    Chef's Roll
    World Gastronomy Institute