The Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards are calling on young professionals to enter the ‘Young Talent’ award.
Organised by Scotland Food & Drink and The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland and sponsored by ASDA, the awards recognise outstanding achievement within the sector, showcasing the best of Scotland’s products and businesses.
The Young Talent category recognising the swathe of committed young professionals working across the industry, from chefs to sommeliers and retail managers to manufacturers.
Entrants to the category must be between the ages of 16-24 and can put themselves forward for this great chance for career development, or be nominated by fellow chefs, tutors and hotel and catering staff.
The only specific criteria is that the winner is a deserving individual who excels in their chosen field – whether that be as a waiter with a winning attitude or a chef who goes that extra mile to produce a meal with finesse and style.
Applicants can enter the Scotland Food & Drink Young Talent Excellence award by downloading an entry form from www.scotlandfoodanddrink.org. The closing date for entries is 16 March 2012.
By Katherine Alano
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