The Trophée Mille,
an national & international
cooking & service tournament

Within Reims - France

14th edition / 2024-2025

Trophée Mille
Édition #10

Mars 2022 | Reims - France

*The taste of transmitting

Transmission - Excellence - Sharing

More then a contest, it’s an adventure!

With the support of the Grand Est region, the Trophée Mille is a contest which highlights the young apprentice cooks through a competition full of human and sharing values, between the greatest Chefs of today, and those of tomorrow.

The goal of this meeting?

To enhance the talent and motivation of the apprentices and students, who are passionate about cooking, and transmitting the benevolance and experience of the great Chefs to the younger generations.

A contest open to all

Sponsored by the pretigious Chef Philippe Mille, The Trophée Mille is open to all french and foreign establishments specializing in training in hospitality and catering trades, with level 4 and 5 students. Visit the differents selections to learn about the registration procedure.

Two competitions, one ultimate winner

Each year, France, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic organise their national selection to choose the team that will have the opportunity to represent their country at the international final in Reims.

Find out more about the various Trophée Mille selections and how to register. 

A tribute to the products and their producers

Gastronomy is an intimate story between the cooks and producers. This is why this relationship is put in the spotlight each year with 4 mandated local products for the candidates to work with.

Through the various dishes made during the contest, it’s an actual tribute to the wealth of the Grand Est (France) region’s gastronomic patrimony.

The Trophée selections outside of France also proceed to the choice of their own mandated local products.

Since its start in 2010, the Trophée Mille had:


who saw their products being highlighted within the dishes

429 candidates

of all nationalities who participated at the contest


from all corners of the world, which joined the adventure


MOF*, MAF* and starred Chefs who rated and supported the young candidates

*Meilleur Ouvrier / Artisan de France : Best craftsman of France

You would like to know more about the Trophée Mille? You are a school and want to join the adventure?

please write to us using this form!

Start your national Trophée

You are a country and wish to create your own selection?

Discover the Trophée Concept in order to start your very own Trophée Mille adventure!

They speak about it!

The actions of Trophée Mille please them and they want to make it known


This competition is placed under the high patronage of

Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic,
Mr Marc Fesneau, Minister for Agriculture and Food Sovereignty

With the support of the Société Nationale des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France