S.PELLEGRINO YOUNG CHEF 2018: ALL THE LOCAL JURIES AND MENTORS
With S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 well underway, 210 regional semi-finalists have already been selected, the local juries are complete and the local competitions are underway (find out the latest news here).
Each of the 21 regions competing has been allocated a local jury (one for every world region) of world class professional chefs. The team of culinary heavyweights will select the most talented young chef in the region with the capacity to represent the area on the world stage at the Grand Finale of S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 in Milan.
A chef from each local jury has already been or will be selected as the area mentor, and will provide the local finalist with tutelage and support up until and including the Grand Finale.
See the full list of chefs forming the local jury for each of the 21 regions below.
(Please note that in some regions the mentor will be announced following the local competition to ensure geographical proximity to the winner's country.)
LOCAL JURY MEMBERS BY REGION
Frédéric Anton - Mentor (you can meet him here)
Click here to find out more about the French Jury
Anthony Genovese - Mentor
Click here to find out more about the jury for Italy
Luca Fantin - Mentor (you can meet him in our interview here)
Click here to find out more about the jury for Japan
Angela Hartnett - Mentor
Find out more about the Uk and Ireland jury here
GERMANY AND AUSTRIA
Karlheinz Hauser - Mentor (meet him in our interview here)
Click here to find out more about the jury for Germany & Austria
Jaimie van Heije
Click here to find out more about the jury for Benelux
Jacqueline Qiu - Mentor (you can meet her here in our interview here)
Riccardo La Perna
Click here to find out more about the jury for China
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
Oriol Castro - Mentor
Henrique Sa Pessoa
Click here to find out more about the jury for Spain & Portugal
AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST
Click here to find out more about the jury for Africa & Middle East
Click here to find out more about the jury for South-East Asia
Find out more about the north-east Asia jury here.
Nikos Roussos - Mentor (Meet him in our interview here)
Find out more about the jury for the Mediterranean Countries here
André Jaeger - Mentor
Rodolfo de Santis
Meet the South America Local Jury here
SCANDINAVIA AND BALTICS
Per Hallundbæk - Mentor
Meet the Scandinavia and Baltic local jury here.
CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Meet the Pacific Region Local Jury
Wojciech Modest Amaro
Gavin Kaysen - Mentor
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