Taste kitchen challenge

The challenge is now closed for entries, but keep an eye on the website to find out our winners!

Aldi and Team GB are challenging young people aged 5–14 to get creative and design an original recipe, inspired by Team GB. Enter from home or school for the chance to receive a host of exciting prizes and see your dish join Aldi’s online collection of Taste Kitchen recipes – featuring on both the Aldi and Get Set to Eat Fresh websites. What's more, one overall winner – selected by our Aldi Athlete Ambassadors – will receive a piece of exclusive Team GB Tokyo 2020 signed merchandise and have their recipe showcased in print, with a dedicated page spread of an Aldi leaflet!

Entering the competition

  • All recipes should include at least two fruits or vegetables.
  • Entries must include ingredients, instructions, a description for the recipe, and a short paragraph to explain how the recipe is inspired by Team GB.  
  • Entrants must include a photograph of themselves with their finished dish. 
  • Enter using the Taste Kitchen Challenge Recipe Sheet and Cover Sheet completed by a parent/carer or teacher (see Student Resources below).* 
  • Entries should be be sent to: info@getseteatfresh.co.uk

Winners and prizes

  • A winner will be chosen in each of the following age groups: 5–7, 7–11 and 11–14.
  • These three category winners will an exclusive Team GB goody bag, £50 in Aldi vouchers, a certificate, and their recipe will join Aldi’s collection of Taste Kitchen recipes – featuring on both the Aldi and Get Set to Eat Fresh sites.
  • The winners’ schools (or a selected community group if the entrant is home schooled) will receive £200 in Aldi vouchers.
  • One overall winner – selected by our Aldi Athlete Ambassadors – will additionally receive a piece of money-can’t-buy Team GB Tokyo 2020 signed merchandise and have their recipe featured on a full or double page spread of an Aldi leaflet.

Full terms and conditions can be found here: getseteatfresh.co.uk/about/tastekitchen-termsandconditions

Film discussion points

Watch Ian Haste's and Lizzie Yarnold's spinach and feta salad Taste Kitchen video for some recipe inspiration.

  • What fruits and vegetables did Lizzie use in her recipe?
  • What other ingredients did she use?
  • What does Lizzie say is most important to her in a recipe?
  • How do you think the salad will taste?

Activity ideas

Download the Student Resources below to get started with the Taste Kitchen Challenge.

Please note:

  • Students should enter the Challenge using the Recipe Sheet, accompanied by a Cover Sheet completed by a teacher, parent or carer. 
  • You can use one Cover Sheet to accompany multiple student entries. 
  • If the Recipe Sheet and Cover Sheet cannot be used other forms of entry (e.g. word doc/scan of paper entry) are permitted, but entrants should ensure all the necessary recipe and personal details are provided (Recipe details: ingredients, instructions, description of how the recipe is inspired by Team GB and photograph of entrant with recipe. Personal details: entrant name, age, school year, school name, country, adult contact name, email address and confirmation of permissions for photo).
  • Entries with incomplete details will not be processed.

Remember to send your entries to info@getseteatfresh.co.uk by 12 February 2021 for the chance to win! 

Student Resources

Taste Kitchen Challenge Presentation

Use this presentation to introduce the Taste Kitchen Challenge and inspire students to create their own recipe.

Resource type: Presentation

Learning focus: Cooking – recipe design

Recommended age group: 5–14

Recipe Sheet

Complete a Recipe Sheet and Cover Sheet to enter the Taste Kitchen Challenge.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Cooking – recipe design

Recommended age group: 5–14

Cover Sheet

Complete a Cover Sheet to accompany students' entries. Digital signatures are accepted.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Cooking – recipe design

Recommended age group: 5–14

Taste Kitchen Challenge Overview

All you need to know to enter the Taste Kitchen Challenge.

Resource type: Information sheet

Learning focus: Cooking - recipe design

Recommended age group: 5–14

Editable Recipe Sheet

An editable version of the Taste Kitchen Challenge Recipe Sheet to complete online.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Cooking – recipe design

Recommended age group: 5–14

Editable Cover Sheet

An editable version of the Taste Kitchen Challenge Cover Sheet to complete online.

Resource type: Activity sheet

Learning focus: Cooking – recipe design

Recommended age group: 5–14

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