Chris Sandford originally from Scotland, spent 24 years in Ireland. A professional chef for the past 40 years, Chris has competed from an early age at many national and international events with continued success. Chris has also worked in a variety of quality establishments in Scotland, Canada, Japan, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Italy and more.
He is a WACS Judge and judged at many prestigious events over the years.
Chris is the founder of the Culinary ability Awards which was founded to help both, individuals with disabilities and the hospitality industry, founding and since driving forward the Culinary Ability Awards committed to excellence within the hospitality industry. In 2014 Chris received the Humanitarian Award from the World Association of Chefs ,and holds a number of accolades and achievements. Additionally Chris is the president of Glasgow North and Nishop Riggs Rotary club and international Chair or district 1230 West of Scotland and holds a Paul Harris Fellowship Award.