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AA Chefs' Chef of the Year – all the winners

All the winners of one of the AA's ultimate hospitality awards

About the Chefs' Chef of the Year award

A popular and coveted title, this unique award was introduced in 1996 and is given every year at the annual AA Hospitality Awards.

It gives AA Rosette-awarded chefs the chance to decide which of their peers deserves the ultimate recognition of their performance over the past twelve months. Choose a name below to discover their highest-rated restaurant.

The winners

2019 – Jason Atherton (pictured)

2018 – Claude Bosi

2017 – John Williams MBE

2016 – Simon Rogan

2015 – Daniel Clifford

2014 – Nathan Outlaw

2013 – Tom Kerridge

2012 – Pierre Koffmann

2011 – Chris & Jeff Galvin

2010 – Martin Wishart

2009 – Marcus Wareing

2008 – Philip Howard

2007 – Michael Caines MBE

2006 – Andrew Fairlie

2005 – Germain Schwab

2004 – Raymond Blanc OBE

2003 – Michel Roux OBE

2002 – Shaun Hill

2001 – Heston Blumenthal OBE

2000 – Marco Pierre White

1999 – Rick Stein OBE

1998 – Kevin Viner

1997 – Jean Christophe Novelli

1996 – Gordon Ramsay OBE

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