Canada - Leading the Way in International Competition


The Chaine in Canada has a proud history of success in the International Young Chef and Sommelier Competitions held annually by the Chaine.


The Concours International des Jeunes Commis (Young Chefs) Rôtisseurs and Jeunes Sommeliers competitions are held each year at different locations around the world. These competitions offer a unique opportunity for young Canadian chefs and sommeliers  to hone their skills in a challenging international atmosphere.


We are pleased to present press releases for our most recent Gold medallists and an article from la Chaine in Canada magazine that profiled past winners prior to 2019.


  • Canadian Gold – 1986, 2006, 2015 and 2018!
  • Darnell Banman wins Gold 2019!
  • International Young Sommeliers 2019