National Final

This National Final will be held in the Culinary Challenge Arena t Fine Foods Australia on 7th & 8th September


Tuesday 6th September Teams will travel to Melbourne
Shop for Ingredients that are not in Pantry List,
Wednesday 7th September T1st year, Culinary Students & 2nd years will compete
Those not competing will be able to visit Fine Food & the ACF Demo Kitchen but are required to assist team members with set up & clean down
Thursday 8th September Teams will travel to Melbourne
Shop for Ingredients that are not in Pantry List,
Friday 9th September Teams will travel to Melbourne
Shop for Ingredients that are not in Pantry List,
NAC Finals 2022 Criteria


The forms below can be used to register for all of the competitions listed on this page, you need to submit your registration form to the email stipulated in the criteria for your regional heat, national final. The documents will download to your computer as word documents when you click on them, so make sure you note where they are saved to. Please type your information & send the completed word document to your competition liaison,

Regional Finals

Each year the Australian Culinary Federation (ACF) conducts a cooking competition for all apprentices & culinary students in each Australian state. This competition is a great opportunity for chefs in training to enhance their skills & network. It is also a lot of fun, and a great learning experience for staff and students alike. There are 4 categories 1st year Apprentice, 2nd year apprentice, Final Year Apprentice & Culinary Students. The winner in each category will compete in the National Final

Competition Directors you need to print application form & have it ready to fill in at your regional final, so that the entrants can sign the form, you are also required to take a team photo to accompany the application.



Western Australia.pdf

South Australia.pdf

South Australia

Monday 11th July
Say Kitchen
78 Currie Street, Adelaide
Liaison Chris Codell 0408 857 293

North Queensland

Thursday 23rd June
TAFE Queensland
Gatton St. Cairns
Liaison Darcy Greer 0409 486 830

Northern Territory

Tuesday 19th July
17 Chapman Rd Rapid Creek
Liaison Martin Bouchier 0422 234 017


Tuesday 5th July
TasTAFE launceston
1/93 Paterson st. Launceston
Liaison Steven Lunn 0407 175 720


Thursday 7th July
TasTAFE Drysdale Campus
59 Collins St. Hobart
Liaison Steven Lunn 0407 175 720

Australia Capital Territory

Tuesday 28th June
Canberra Institute of Technology
Constitution Ave, Reid
Liaison Ivonne Nathan 0409 260 372

South Queensland

Saturday 7th May
TAFE Queensland
66 Ernest St. Southbank
Liaison Andrew McKenzie 0409 721 193


Tuesday 28th June
Bendigo Kangan Institute
154 Hargreaves Street Bendigo
Liaison Targ Howorth 0411 472 147

New South Wales

Tuesday 21st June
William Angliss Institute
11 Bowden St Alexandria
Liaison Julio Azzarello 0413 588 366

Western Australia

Sunday 12th June
Nth Metro TAFE
35 Kendrew Crs. Joondalup
Liaison Peter Tishhauser 0416 126 829

Past Competitions