Become the best Chief Cook!

We are searching for the best IFS Chief Cooks to showcase their skills and passion. We are looking for you! Be the winner and earn the prestigious Chief Cook of the Year title! Get the honor of global recognition among the IFS fleet, along with a $2500 cash prize. Check out the video and see how to apply to this thrilling competition.Submit your application and get more information on the rules of the contest. You have time until the 30th of November 2023, do not miss out on this chance!


Are you already a Cook’s Club member?

All members of the Cook’s Club can apply to the Chief Cook of the Year contest through the Star Reward System. If you have already earned two or three stars you can directly submit your application to the final competition. If you are a Cook’s Club member but you still need to apply to get the stars reward, don’t miss out on this chance! What you need are only good appraisals and years of experience working on IFS-catered vessels.If you need any support please feel free to contact us at

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Not yet a Cook’s Club member?

Don't worry, if you sign yourself up for the competition you will automatically be registered as a member of the Cook's Club. Thanks to this membership you will get access to all support, be able to join the IFS Facebook Cook's Club, and qualify for the IFS Star Awards which will bring you closer to finalizing your application to the Chief Cook of the Year competition!