Passion Meets Profession.

A platform where passion meets professionalism to create value mixed with in-depth creativity.
A special recipe for social-economic empowerment of the youth looking towards a career in the hospitality industry (food).

Cook and Travel!

Have you got the required recipe? Do you have what it takes to produce the ultimate aroma? Join the challenge now and sieze the opportunity to become a national champion.

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Naija Campus Student Culinary Challenge is an annual cooking competition organized for youths on/off campus in Nigeria.

The idea has already been organised on campuses including but not limited to;

  • •  Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State
  • •  Redeemers University, Redemption Camp
  • •  Lead University, Ibadan
  • •  F.C.E., Akoka, Lagos
  • •  University of Lagos
  • •  Lagos State University

Hence, this current proposed edition is a leverage on the previous leanings and success of our earlier experience. Now with the involvement of the 'Association of Professional Chefs of Nigeria', we strive to add more values.


To leverage on the passion of Nigerian youths to develop world class culinary entreprenuer chefs through strategic partnership.

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Tablefo4s Culinary Challenge is the Big Brother Naija of the Food Category. It is a special recipe for social-economic empowerment of the youths with interest in becoming culinary chef entrepreneurs It is positioned as an empowerment tool that transcend beyond ordinary cooking competition.

At a Glance

At a Glance

10,000+ students, 150,000 contestant entries, 25+ campuses, 25 events, 5 states, and 1 crowned Student Culinary Challenge Champion.



Three categories of food to be considered are Pasta, Grills, and Africana.

Participating States

Participating States

This challenge invites participation of students in various institutions across Lagos State, Delta State, Akwa-Ibom state, Cross Rivers State, and Rivers State.


Delta State

  • Federal university of petroleum resources. Effurun
  • Nigeria Maritime University
  • Petroleum Training Institute
  • Federal College of Education, Asaba
  • Delta state University, Abraka.
  • Delta State University of Science & Technology
  • Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo.
  • Delta state Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku.
  • College of education, Warri.
  • Delta State College of Physical Education.

Akwa-Ibom State

  • University of Uyo
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden
  • Heritage University
  • Akwa Ibom State College of Education
  • Akwa Ibom state Polytechnic.

Cross Rivers State

  • Cross Rivers State University
  • Cross Rivers State University of Technology
  • University of Calabar
  • College of Education Akamkpa
  • Federal College Of Education, Obudu.

Rivers State

  • University of Port Harcourt
  • Rivers state college of Health Science & Technology
  • Rivers State University
  • Federal College of Education (Technical). Omoku
  • Easthen Polytechnic.

Lagos State

  • Lasu Ojo
  • Lasu Epe
  • Laspotech Isolo
  • Laspotech Ikorodu
  • Micheal Otedola University. Epe
  • Yabatech
  • F.C.E. Akoka
  • Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

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All Participants

  • Gets free access to online introductory course to culinary skills. Presented by top Nigerian chefs.
  • Up to 50% discount to partner culinary schools to study any course of choice.
  • Scholarship to study in top culinary schools in Nigeria.
  • Access to vital information on; job openings, free trainings, scholarships and mentorship.
  • Free gifts from project partners.


  • Scholarship for top 5 in every state to study Diploma In Culinary Art Skills.
  • Cash prize
  • All-expense paid trip to culinary summits and challenge across the world
  • Automatic membership to Association of professional chefs Nigeria.
  • Selection as team members to represent Nigeria in international culinary events.