News - Showcase

The HGT Youth Skills Showcase is a 5 star gala event proudly coordinated by Hospitality Group Training WA, that displays the formidable skills of over 100 of Western Australia’s hottest young apprentice chefs and hospitality trainees. If you are a current HGT Apprentice or Trainee nominations are now open to apply to take part in the 2017 Showcase event. You will have the opportunity to design, cook and present a four course dinner to approximately 500 guests at this black tie function. You will find this experience extremely rewarding and one you will remember for years to come. Trainees who are working in food and beverage you can also take part in the front of house service at the event. 

Guests include government ministers, national and state presidents of major hospitality & tourism industry organisations, media personalities, leading executive chefs, restaurateurs and the supporting public. All are entertained by some of the State's most talented young performers throughout the evening.

These hospitality 'Stars of the Future', are the next generation of high quality Australian chefs, restaurateurs and hoteliers. This is an event that celebrates the contribution that young people make to WA’s hospitality & tourism industry and appeals to anyone with a passion for great food, drink, service and entertainment.

Sponsorship of the HGT Youth Skills Showcase

If you are an organisation who would like to make a difference to over 100 young people currently training in the hospitality industry including Apprentice Chefs, Kitchen and Food and Beverage Trainees and Students then why not sponsor the HGT Youth Skills Showcase. 

Sponsorship gives your direct access to our industry supporters and provides you with opportunities to build and strengthen relationships, promote your products and services, network, share information and expertise. HGT will promote your business not only at the event but beyond. 

Various levels of sponsorship are available. Details can be found here

For further information or to discuss tailored packages to suit your business requirements, please contact, Emma Kerwin - Apprentice and Business Development Manager - emma@hgtwa.com.au or call 08 9481 1602


2016 Youth Skills Showcase - "Viva Espana"

The 2016 Youth Skills Showcase - "Viva Espana" took place on Sunday 28th August at The Hyatt Regency Perth. The 50 strong team of Apprentice Chefs, TAFE Students and chef mentors created a culinary journey from the Mediterranean to the lush valleys of Spain. Guests were also captivated with a night of colourful entertainment and vibrant music. 

Hospitality Group Training acknowledges and thanks the following sponsors of the 2016 event:


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Showcase Galleries

2016 - Viva España - click here to see images

2014 - I Go to Rio - click here to see images

2013 - The Great Gatsby Gala - click here to see images

2012  - One Night in Paris Showcase - click here to see images

2011 - Taste of the Orient Showcase - click here to see images

2010 - Mediterranean Mosaic - click here to see images

2009 - When Darkness Falls - click here to see images

2008 - Golden Globes - click here to see images

2007 - License to Skill - click here to see images

2006 - Hazy Shade of Winter - click here to see images

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