2023 Challenge

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A total of eight teams will compete over two days, The teams will prepare, cook and serve a two course menu for 44 guests and judges. Kitchen teams will consist of a team manager and three qualified chefs. International, regional and military teams are invited to take part.  


Teams will be paid $1500 to assist with travel and accommodation. The winning team will be awarded cash and prizes. 

To register your interest in this competition please email [email protected] with your Team Name & your Food Philosophy, the ACF Culinary Committee will review the applications & the 8 successful teams will be announced Monday  27th March Team information forms to be submitted by 3rd April & menus & recipes 17th April 2023

2023 Competition Sponsors


2023 Gallery

Results 1st Moke Dining Gold Medal, 2nd Simmer Culinary Gold Medal, 3rd Sou'West Brewery Gold Medal, Gold Medals - Tasmania Silver Medal - Bunga Kantan, QT Kitchen, Soulfood Fusion, Pavilion Restaurant

2022 Gallery

Results 1st ACF Catering Team B Gold Medal, 2nd ACF Catering Team A Gold Medal, 3rd Entertainment Ground Gold Medal, Gold Medals - Le Cordon Bleu, Federazione Italiana Cuochi Australia, Misfits, Silver Medal - ACF Youth Team A, ACF Youth Team B

2021 Gallery

1st Moke Dining Gold Medal, 2nd Provenance Gold medal, 3rd Holmesglen Silver Medal, Silver Medals - Tasmania, Bronze Medals - Vela, Victoria, South Queensland, Angels