Florida Future Chef 2024

Who Is Eligible?

Students between the ages of 7 and 13 are invited to submit a video of them preparing their favorite dish for a panel of judges. Read the Florida Future Chef Frequently Asked Questions and Official Rules to learn more about eligibility and how to submit a winning entry.

How to Apply?

Submit a 2-5 minute video showing the preparation of your favorite dish, using in-season Florida commodities.

Fresh From Florida ingredients


The Florida Future Chef Competition is on. Click here to submit your entry by the July 12 deadline. Need more prep time? Sign up here for reminders.

A panel of judges will evaluate the submissions and select the top three finalists to participate in the in-person Florida Future Chef Finale this September in Tampa.

All three finalists will participate in an in-person finale event the week of September 9-11.



2nd Prize

  • Florida 529 Savings Plan

3rd Prize

  • Florida 529 Savings Plan

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Grab your aprons!

To join the ultimate cook-off and compete to win prizes and the title of 2024 Florida Future Chef Champion, visit our Florida Future Chef Champion Frequently Asked Questions and Official Rules or enter now!

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For questions about Florida Future Chef, feel free to contact Jeremy Eason at Jeremy.Eason@fdacs.gov