The Roux Scholarship is entering its 26th year and is widely acknowledged as the top UK competition for young chefs. Becoming a Roux Scholar is undoubtedly considered the ultimate pinnacle, and many chefs aspire to join this elite band. Many past Roux Scholars have won great accolades, and the competition has established an enviable framework for encouraging talent and helping chefs to achieve their full potential.
The 2009 Roux Scholarship competition is currently accepting applications from British trained chefs between 22 and 30 years old. There are some superb prizes involved, including £5,000 cash and three months training at a three-star Michelin restaurant.
For more information and an application form, visit the Roux Scholarship website.