Globally, it is characterized by its desire to highlight young people (competition open only to young people under 25) but also by its diversity with a kitchen category and a service category.
Each country or French region having to present a team in zone selections.
Make future professionals curious to discover Auguste Escoffier,
Maintain the heritage bequeathed by Auguste Escoffier,
Prepare young people for their future professional careers,
Transmit love for the job,
Discuss and prepare for the competition with the assistance of a professional coach,
Meet seasoned professionals during the various selections of the competition (MOF, Michelin Star Chefs, Disciples Escoffier, Journalists and gastronomes),
Share this experience with candidates from all over the world
Learn the requirements of competitions and allow them to participate in other challenges
Allow candidates to continue to improve their profession of cook or waiter with the help of the Escoffier network.
The finalists of the selections become the Young Hopes of Disciples.
They will wear the Disciples Escoffier Orange Scarf.
They will be sponsored by their delegation during the first 5 years of their professional courses, in order, as far as possible, to advise, support and guide them in their professional environment.