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The Best Promising Chef global competition

The Best Promising Chef Competition will be the highlight event of OpenRestaurants™ Jerusalem festival in November.

The competition will involve up and coming chefs from 10 different countries, who will be selected to represent their country by local food professionals as well as an online vote.

The 9 winners from around the globe will be invited to join us for OpenRestaurants™ events which will take place in Jerusalem between 14-18 of November. During their stay, they will meet with colleagues – best promising chefs from 9 different countries, cook with leading Israeli chefs, discuss the future of food with local startup groups and learn about innovative kitchen technologies, engage in culinary workshops, meet with local and international journalists and bloggers and enjoy parties and dinners in Jerusalem’s most exciting venues.

Participating Countries:


  1. Germany
  2. Britain
  3. France
  4. Italy
  5. Spain
  6. Holland
  7. New-York
  8. Portugal
  9. Turkey

Participants Eligibility

  • Age: To be of legal age (18+ or older, according to their country of participation laws).
  • Schedule: Can & is willing to be a part of the delegation and has no prevention to come to Israel on those dates.

Help us find the best promising chef of your country and get a chance to win a full board trip + VIP ticket to Open Restaurant Jerusalem 2017

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