14th – 16th January 2022

2nd Mediterranean Chef’s Competition

Athens - Greece

MCC 2022

2nd Mediterranean Chef’s Competition

The biggest Mediterranean cooking competition is taking place
in the Peace & Friendship Stadium in Athens – Greece on the 14th – 16th January 2022

a major gastronomical event

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Mediterranean Chef of the Year 2022

The 2022 MCC will, once again, define the top creators and future trends of the Mediterranean Cuisine  

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Mediterranean Chef of the Year

The 2nd Mediterranean Chef’s Competition is back

The Peace & Friendship Stadium will be opening once again its gates to host the biggest cooking competition in Greece on the 14th – 16th January 2022.

Chef’s Club of Greece will be organizing once again the 2nd Mediterranean Chef’s Competition, having many participations from Greece and abroad, and will be expecting each and every one to visit this culinary feast!

Stay tuned for original and classical competition categories, upgraded masterclasses, significant prices and many more surprises orchestrated by Chef’s Club of Greece

seven categories

Competing Categories

Nearly 40 culinary competitions are organized by the Chef’s Club of Greece
along with upgraded masterclasses, significant prizes and many surprises.

Α | Chefs Live Competitions​​

A1 | Mediterranean Chef of the Year
A2 | Black Box
A3 | Seafood & Fish
A4 | Meat
A5 | Chicken
A6 | Best Burger
A7 | Live Carving

Open for Submission

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Β | Teams Live Competitions

Β1 | Mediterranean Team of the Year
B2 | Mediterranean Breakfast
B3 | Vegan Menu

Open for Submission

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C | Schools Live Competitions

C1 | Mediterranean School of the year
C2 | Black Box

Open for Submission

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D | Students Live Cooking Competitions

D1 | Salad
D2 | Fish & Seafood
D3 | Chicken
D4 | Plated Dessert

Open for Submission

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E | Pastry Chefs Live Competitions

Ε1 | Mediterranean Pastry Chef of the Year
Ε2 | Plated Dessert

Open for Submission

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F | Display Competitions for Chefs & Pastry Chefs

F1 | Mediterranean Breakfast
F2 | Chocolate showpiece
F3 | Cake Decoration
F4 | Macaron
F5 | Mignardises
F6 | Éclair

Open for Submission

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G | Display Competitions for Schools

G1 | Mediterranean Breakfast
G2 | Chocolate showpiece
G3 | Caramel Showpiece
G4 | Wedding Cake
G5 | Cake Decoration
G6 | Macaron
G7 | Mignardises
G8 | Éclair

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judged by the best

The MCC Evaluating Committee

A selection of acknowledged Culinary Professionals will provide their expertise
to evaluate and determine the winners of the 2nd Mediterranean Chefs Competition.

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Chef Domenico Maggi

The WORLDCHEFS’ South Europe Continental Director – A level judge will be the President of the jury of the 2nd Mediterranean Competition for Chefs & Pastry Chefs.

Chef Kaddachi Abderrazak mediterranean chefs competition

Chef Kaddachi Abderrazak

President and founder of Club International Les Toques Blanches in Tunisia, selective member of the Academie Culinaire de France and president of Disciples Escoffier in Tunisia.

Chef Sarkis Yacoubian mediterranean chefs competition

Chef Sarkis Yacoubian

President and Founder of Taste of Pieace Jerusalem and a WORLDCHEFS Certified Judge, and will honor us being among the jury members and present the “cooking of unity segment”.

Chef Cesare Casella mediterranean chefs competition

Chef Cesare Casella

Best known as the Chef with the rosemary, an acclaimed restaurateur, author, educator of food and Italian cuisine, and consultant, based in New York.

Chef Maria Loi mediterranean chefs competition

Chef Maria Loi

Ιnternationally renowned entrepreneur, author, television personality and philanthropist, ambassador of a lifestyle that nurtures a healthy body and soul, melding ancient Greek and modern Mediterranean diet.

Chef Biblias Vagelis

Heavily experienced consultant and enterprenuer, greek Tourism Ministry official certifier and owner of the Aphrodite restaurant in Samos Island, awarded GTBB  2021 Chef of the Year (Greek Taste Beyond Borders Organization).

Chef Petros Gavril

Executive Chef of Soxedo Cyprus, with a MSC in Hospitality Management, A level judge of WORLDCHEFS, 3 times leader of the National Culinary Team of Cyprus, former backup president of Cyprus Chefs Association (CCA).

Chef Argiro Zafiri

B level judge of WORLDCHEFS with a 40year culinary experience, advocate for the traditional greek gastronomy and its evolution with a niche in menu design and HR.

Chef George Damianou

President of Cyprus Chefs Association, an experienced executive chef, specializing in Italian, French and Continental Fine-Dining Cuisine with more than 25 years of professional cooking and kitchen management experience.

(more to be announced soon)

claim your mcc award

Join the Competition

Join the competition and claim the awards and recognition of the 2nd MCC
You can pick more than one categories

our heritage

1st MCC - 2020

The 1st Mediterranean Chefs Competition hosted in 2020 by the Hellenic Chef’s Association in the Peace & Friendship Stadium was a huge success and resulted in an immense culinary experience for contestants and visitors alike.

We look forward into another successful event that will set the highest of stakes for the future of the Mediterranean gastronomical landscape.

Join us in a unique and tasteful expedition  


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Peace & Friendship Stadium

The 2nd Mediterranean Chefs Competition will be once again hosted
in the legendary Peace & Friendship Stadium in Athens, Greece 

The Mediterranean Chefs Competition is organized by the Hellenic Chef’s Association with the support of the World Association of Chefs Societies


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