Skip to main content

YouthX | YouthXSAUDI

CREATING A NEW FUTURE FOR THE KINGDOM’S YOUNG CHEFS

YouthX saudi Logo

Following the legacy of its success at Gulfood and Gulfood Manufacturing, the YouthX platform will make its debut in Saudi Arabia, giving young chefs from the region’s leading hotels a platform to come together in a culinary competition like no other and be rewarded for their contribution to the country’s growing influence on the global gastronomic scene.

This June YouthX Saudi will present young, upcoming chefs from across the region’s finest hotels a platform to showcase their skills and creativity on a global stage, while also promoting the Kingdom’s growing influence in the culinary world.

The programme aims to bring young hospitality talent to the forefront from across the globe. Impacting the youth community and giving them the opportunity to take their culinary careers to new heights.

 

REGISTER TO VISIT

YouthX Saudi | Saudi Arabia | Young Chef Challenge | #TheSaudiFoodShow2023
youthx logo

JOIN US AT YOUTHX SAUDI TO WITNESS
THE FIERCEST CULINARY COMPETITION

3-featuredimage
Saudi | YouthX Saudi

Are you ready to witness the most intense culinary competition of the year? Look no further than YouthX Saudi, where teams of three chefs from each hotel will compete in a culinary challenge spanning several months. Only one team will be selected to enter the finals at Gulfood 2024, the world’s biggest Food and Beverage sourcing event. 

Don’t miss out on the chance to witness the competition and see who makes the cut.

MEET THE TEAM

JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh

JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh

Introducing Chef Marc Mahfouz, Chef Muhammed Khalfan and Chef Arslan Ahmed, who are proudly representing 'JW Marriott Hotel Riyadh' at YouthX Saudi! Prepare to be captivated by their culinary prowess as they skillfully blend innovation and tradition, using a seamless fusion of flavours and techniques. This talented trio aims to leave an indelible mark on the global gastronomic landscape with every dish they craft, helping to cement the Kingdom’s burgeoning influence in the world of international fine dining.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel

Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel

Prepare for your senses to be dazzled as you embark on a gastronomic adventure at YouthX Saudi, where we are delighted to introduce you to Chef Osama, Chef Sher, and Chef Zainab, who are representing the esteemed 'Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel And Residences'. Be mesmerised by their seamless fusion of innovation and tradition, as this extraordinary YouthX team boldly pushes the boundaries of culinary artistry, and competes for their representation of Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel to be elevated to the international finals.
The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh

The culinary world is about to witness something extraordinary as Chef Omar, Chef Fatima, and Chef Roshan from 'The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh' step into the spotlight at YouthX Saudi!

Witness their skillful creations and the imaginative dishes that showcase the true artistry of these culinary titans. YouthX Saudi is not just a competition, but a celebration of the convergence of talent, passion, and the relentless pursuit of gastronomic mastery.

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh 

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh 

Experience the culinary artistry of Chef Mohamed, Chef Raees, and Chef Ahmed at YouthX Saudi. They are representing the prestigious 'Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh At Kingdom Center' , renowned for its two Michelin-starred restaurants, including the acclaimed La Cucina. The hotel's remarkable culinary team has won numerous awards, including the prestigious World's Best Chef Award. Their commitment to using local ingredients and sustainable practices reflects the hotel's dedication to both flavour and responsible dining. Experience the gastronomic journey curated by the Four Seasons Hotel team, weaving a symphony of tastes, textures, and aromas into every dish. 
5-featuredimage

 

A CULINARY COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER

THE COMPETITION 

THE COMPETITION 

Teams need to present a 3 course
menu in 25 minutes
KEY THEMES

KEY THEMES

‘Sustainability’ and ‘Zero Waste’
JUDGING CRITERIA

JUDGING CRITERIA

Vision & Industry Acumen,
Menu Engineering Using
Themes, Presentation & Taste

YOUTHX AT A GLANCE

Get a sneak peek into the intense culinary challenge that took place at Gulfood Manufacturing and Gulfood and watch the talented young chefs competing for the title of YouthX.

 



 

Thank You To Our Sponsors & Partners

  

STRATEGIC PARTNER

 

 

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

ASSOCIATION PARTNERS

TOP TABLE HEADLINE SPONSOR

FOODVERSE PARTNERS

HEADLINE MEDIA PARTNERS

OFFICIAL AIRLINE PARTNER

KNOWLEDGE PARTNER

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS