So much more than just a competition. Nestlé Professional® Toque d’Or® provides real life challenges that inform, test and push both students and apprentices in the most exciting ways. By linking education with industry, Toque d’Or presents a series of unique experiences which bridge the gap between the classroom and exciting reality of industry.


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College National Heats 2019 🍽
Bitter Chocolate Cream with Oeuf à la Neige, masterclass demonstration by Mick Burke 📷 by @shutter_smith
#toquedor2019 #competition #chef #hospitality #lunch #dessert #chocolatedream College National Heats 2019 🍽
Open Vegetable Pithivier, masterclass demonstration by Adam Bateman
📷 by @shutter_smith
#toquedor2019 #competition #chef #hospitality #lunch #competitionmenu #vegetarian #maincourse College National Heats 2019 🍽
Ceviche of Vegetables, masterclass demonstration by Mark Belford and Paul Mannering
📷 by @shutter_smith
#toquedor2019 #competition #chef #hospitality #lunch #delicious #competitionmenu #starter Mark Belford is a Lead Trainer for HIT Training's Chef Academy, overseeing 8 academy venues where they teach core culinary skills to enable them to progress their learner journey and complete their apprenticeship.
He began his career in hospitality as a Kitchen Porter at the age of 16, working his way up through the ranks to Head Chef just 7 years later. Mark is grateful that his role allows him to share his knowledge and passion for the industry, hoping to inspire and develop the next generation of Chefs. Mark says he is honoured and excited to be a part of the Toque d'Or judging team this year and we are delighted to have him on board!
#toquedor2019 #chef #competition #student #apprentice #judge With the #toquedor2019 National Heats just around the corner here’s a throwback to last year’s college competition winners @cofgcollege with Anton Mosimann. Will your team be crowned the 2019 champion? 👑
#competition #nationalheats #catering #chef #service Chef Paul Mannering has now been at HIT Training for 13 years and was one of the founding members when the idea for an academy was cooked up (pun intended!). Since its inception in 2015 the HIT Chef Academy has risen to meteoric acclaim and continues to deliver high quality development and training to the industry and HITs Apprentices from 19 sites across the country. The Chef Academy headed up by Paul and his team of expert Chef trainers strives to be at the very forefront of Chef development with a constantly evolving, dynamic and challenging curriculum to enrich and develop the Chefs of the future.
Paul has judged the apprentice competition for the last couple of years and is adding the college competition to his remit for 2019!
#toquedor2019 #ouichef #competition #judge