This award seeks to recognise an individual who dares to defy culinary traditions by creating a commercially viable dish that stimulates every sense and creates new sensations, using a given selection of products. The finalists will be entered into a challenge to present their innovative creations to a panel of judges.
Professionalism: The Nominee is dedicated to upholding the highest standards in the working environment.
Creativity: The Nominee possesses a wide range of culinary skills and constantly strives to create innovative and unique recipes. Also pays close attention to detail to harmonise every ingredient used.
Consistency: The Nominee strives to perfect his or her technique and displays a desire to constantly improve and learn.
Leadership: The Nominee is a leader who works well with the kitchen and service staff in order to ensure that the quality of the food is upheld and produced in a timely manner. The Nominee is also a keen mentor who is willing to share their knowledge and develop the skills of their subordinates.
Commitment to Quality: The Nominee is always committed to seeking out the freshest ingredients available and using the best techniques, so as to provide quality dishes.