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VanDrie Group is Official Partner of Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022

VanDrie Group is Official Partner of Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022

  • VanDrie Group has joined as an Official Partner and exclusive meat sponsor of the Global Chefs Challenge Finals at Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 30 May to 2 June.
  • The family-owned business and world market leader in veal has been a Worldchefs Partner since 2000. With more than 25 companies, VanDrie employs over 2,500 people.
  • The Global Chefs Challenge is where the world’s top chefs meet to compete. Catch the action live in Abu Dhabi. Registration information including an Early Bird special is available at www.worldchefscongress.org/register.

Paris, 2 of November 2021 Worldchefs is pleased to announce a continued partnership with VanDrie Group, the world market leader in veal. VanDrie has renewed as a Global Partner and joins as an Official Partner and exclusive meat sponsor of the Global Chefs Challenge Finals at Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 30 May to 2 June.

A Worldchefs Partner since 2000, the Dutch-owned VanDrie Group is a company built on family traditions. In the early 1960s, Jan van Drie purchased his first neXwborn calf for fattening. Today, with more than 25 companies, the group is the largest integrated veal producer in the world, employing over 2,500 people.

The VanDrie Group produces veal and beef products, calf feed, dairy products and calfskins with a circular approach. Monitored by Safety Guard, a unique integral chain management system, approximately 1.5 million calves are processed each year, more than 95% of which are exported all around the world.

VanDrie strives to use their position as a world market leader to advance the industry. At home and abroad, VanDrie is committed to delivering sustainable and animal-friendly food production. Their Research and Development department works on solutions and innovations that benefit animal welfare, the environment and veal farmers. Partners in the Regio Foodvalley Agricultural Network, VanDrie is helping to drive innovation in the sector.

Ragnar Fridriksson and VanDrie chefs at Sirha, 2021

The VanDrie Group focuses on aspects of sustainability as well as the versatility of veal, putting less traditional cuts in the spotlight. By providing recipes and special preparation methods, they continue to express their commitment to using all parts of the calf, and educating the public about lesser known cuts. 

“Worldchefs greatly values our longstanding partnership with the VanDrie Group,” says Ragnar Fridriksson, Worldchefs Managing Director. “I had the opportunity to visit the VanDrie facilities and kitchens earlier this year to film our webcast series, and continue to be impressed and inspired by their company values, culinary traditions, and commitments to sustainable agriculture and animal welfare. We look forward seeing the world’s best chefs create masterpieces with the highest quality veal cuts from our friends at VanDrie.” 

To see Worldchefs webcast with VanDrie, click here. For more information on VanDrie and their products, visit www.vandriegroup.com. To discover new meat cuts and recipes, download their interactive Vealcuts app.

More information on the Global Chefs Challenge Final and Worldchefs Congress & Expo, taking place 30 May to 2 June 2022 in Abu Dhabi, can be found at www.worldchefscongress.org

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ABOUT VANDRIE GROUP

The Dutch family owned VanDrie Group is a world market leader in veal. With more than 25 companies, the group is the largest integrated veal producer. Monitored by Safety Guard, a unique integral chain management system, approximately 1.5 million calves are processed each year, more than 95% of which are exported all around the world. To learn more visit their website www.vandriegroup.com


ABOUT WORLDCHEFS

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.

Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through these core focus areas:

Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, a diverse network of Worldchefs Education Partners and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs connects culinary professionals around the world through their online community platform and provides a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and operates the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

Humanitarianism & Sustainability – Worldchefs Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.worldchefs.org.

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Worldchefs Welcomes Duni Group as Global Partner

Worldchefs Welcomes Duni Group as Global Partner

  • Duni Group, the market leader in attractive, sustainable and convenient products for table setting and take-away, has joined Worldchefs as a Global Partner and Official Partner of the Global Chefs Challenge and Worldchefs Congress & Expo.
  • Headquartered in Malmö, Duni supplies innovative table top concepts, creative packaging and take-away solutions to professionals and consumers around the globe.
  • Duni will be present at the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022 event, taking place in Abu Dhabi, from 30 May to 2 June. The reunion for the most influential culinary body worldwide and world leading trade fair is not to be missed. Registration for Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022 is open now at www.worldchefscongress.org/register.

Paris, 18 of October 2021 – Duni Group, the market leader in attractive, sustainable and convenient products for table setting and take-away has joined Worldchefs as a Global Partner. With the new partnership Duni is also recognized as an Official Partner of Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022 and an Official Partner of the Global Chefs Challenge.

Headquartered in Malmö, Duni supplies innovative table top concepts, creative packaging and take-away solutions to professionals and consumers around the globe. Everything they offer is designed to create sustainable goodfoodmood and reflects decades of specialisation in materials and design. Duni adds value wherever people prepare, serve or enjoy food and drinks.

Duni Group has demonstrated their strong commitment to sustainability, moving towards fossil-free operations and innovative solutions for circularity in packaging. Duni Group is the first in the world produce fossil free premium napkins and table coverings under its Duni brand. With the switch to new fossil free binders containing food waste, Duni Group moves towards a circular business model.

“We at Worldchefs are thrilled to have Duni at the table,” says Thomas A. Gugler, Worldchefs President. “With our shared commitment to a more sustainable industry and world, their products truly create a good food mood where people meet and eat. There is no better choice for world-class table settings at our 2022 Congress.”

Over ten years ago, Duni opened local offices in the Middle East, however, they joined the market decades ago in the 1970s. Now they work with more than 500 hotels and restaurants in the UAE. Duni will also be present at the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo, taking place in Abu Dhabi, from 30 May to 2 June 2022. The reunion event for the most influential culinary body worldwide and world leading trade fair is not to be missed. Registration for Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022 is open now at www.worldchefscongress.org/register

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ABOUT DUNI

Duni Group is a market leader in attractive, sustainable and convenient products for table setting and take-away. The Group markets and sells two brands, Duni and BioPak, which are represented in more than 40 markets. Duni Group has some 2,300 employees in 24 countries, headquarters in Malmö and production units in Sweden, Germany, Poland, New Zealand and Thailand. Duni Group is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker name “DUNI”.

For more information visit Duni.com.

ABOUT WORLDCHEFS

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.

Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through these core focus areas:

Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, a diverse network of Worldchefs Education Partners and curriculum, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs connects culinary professionals around the world through their online community platform and provides a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and operates the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

Humanitarianism & Sustainability – Worldchefs Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.worldchefs.org.

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Launch of DigiChef Online Learning with At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy

Launch of DigiChef Online Learning with At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy 

  • Worldchefs has announced the collaborative launch of DigiChef Academy, a 100% online learning platform that is recognized by Worldchefs and designed by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy, Singapore’s premier culinary school for culinary, pastry and baking skills and food & beverage management education.
  • The platform provides globally recognized 6-month online career diplomas offering skills and knowledge in East and West, Old World and New World cuisines. 
  • With 9 culinary modules, 9 Pastry & Bakery modules, and 7 F&B Services modules taught by leading industry professionals, the Diplomas are awarded by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy and endorsed by Worldchefs, delivering new opportunities to upskill kitchen and F&B training.


Paris, 8 of September 2021 – Worldchefs has announced the collaborative launch of DigiChef Academy, a 100% online learning platform that is recognized by Worldchefs and designed by At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy, Singapore’s premier culinary school for culinary, pastry and baking skills and food & beverage management education. 


For the past 20 years, the At-Sunrice has been cultivating global chefs and F&B professionals in an experiential environment of culinary authenticity and best-fit apprenticeship. Pioneering applied learning strategies with study and work apprenticeships and international qualifications, At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy is a leader in shaping culinary training. The DigiChef Academy platform represents a new chapter in their mission to build craft-based education.


The experiential online learning platform provides innovative teaching and learning methodology, with an overall learning journey designed in three integrated phases:

  •  Phase 1 – The first phase is 100% online and optimized for access across devices to empower learning 24/7. Students are given full access to the course materials in an interactive formation, allowing for self-paced study that breaks the monotony of reading from a textbook.

  •  Phase 2 – The second phase provides on-site employment experience shadowing a DigiChef Academy-trained supervising Chef to support leadership training. Students learn by watching their supervisor formally or in informal demos within an everyday kitchen or restaurant environment.
  •  Phase 3 – The third phase focuses on practice and peer learning. Through shared video within the platform, students track their own skills development in a fun and engaging way. Posting their videos promotes communication and encourages students to push each other to constantly improve. 

To promote interactivity between learning peers and instructors, an innovative digital Dashboard allows instructors, trainers, and employers to fully track learners’ progress.         

“The partnership of Worldchefs and At-Sunrice to create DigiChef Academy platform has been in the works for three years. The result is the three six months online Career Diplomas twinned with Employability which we are launching today,” says Dr. Kwan Lui, founder of At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy.


“With Worldchefs, we are now able to open up this new horizon with no border restrictions and 24/7. We welcome any WC members to support in numerous possibilities as employers, as DigiChef Academy Instructors, DigiChef Academy assessors, or to provide scholarships to DigiChef Academy student chefs.”

The launch of DigiChef Academy marks another step into the digital frontier for Worldchefs and their efforts to expand educational standards and training opportunities for their international membership and culinary community. 


The global non-profit has focused on providing culinary professionals with opportunities to upskill and access quality training resources, from their free online Worldchefs Academy Pre-Commis Chef training course, Global Hospitality Certification program, online catalog of Worldchefs Approved Schools, Sustainability Education curriculum, industry webinars, podcast, regional initiatives, and more.


The partnership with At-Sunrice also includes a series of educational webinars, livestream programs, and skills training recipe demos.


“Worldchefs continues to be inspired by the teaching innovations of our friends at At-Sunrice GlobalChefs Academy,” says Ragnar Fridrikkson, Worldchefs Managing Director. “We look forward to our continued

collaboration and to the bright futures for future culinary students and professionals around the world.”


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ABOUT AT-SUNRICE GLOBALCHEF ACADEMY

At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy is Singapore’s premier culinary school for culinary, pastry and baking skills and food & beverage management education, rated the Best Private Education Institution in Culinary Arts by Jobs Central Learning T.E.D. Awards. They receives 2500 students a year from over 34 countries, all passionate about their pursuits in food, food service and entrepreneurship.


At-Sunrice offers Diplomas in Culinary Arts, Diplomas in Pastry and Bakery, a Specialist Diploma in food Entrepreneurship, international diploma-degree pathways, private chef classes and short Continuing Education Modules (CEM) programmes. Their diploma students learn locally and globally with 6 months of their programme in a paid Overseas Industrial Attachment. 


At-Sunrice offers a seamless progression with diploma-degree pathways for 5 universities worldwide: Johnson & Wales University (America), International College of Hotel Management (Australia), George Brown College (Canada), Technological and Higher Education Institute of HongKong (Hong Kong) and University of West London (United Kingdom).


For more information about At-Sunrice visit www.at-sunrice.edu.sg.

 

ABOUT WORLDCHEFS

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.

Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through these core focus areas:

Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, a diverse network of Worldchefs Education Partners and curriculum, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs connects culinary professionals around the world through their online community platform and provides a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and operates the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

Humanitarianism & Sustainability – Worldchefs Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.worldchefs.org.

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Mark Your Calendars for International Chefs Day 2021!

Mark Your Calendars: International Chefs Day is October 20th!

Each year on October 20th, we celebrate International Chefs Day.  Since its creation, by the Late Chef Dr. Bill Gallagher in 2004, Worldchefs has committed to using International Chefs Day to celebrate our noble profession, always remembering that it is our duty to pass on our knowledge and culinary skills to the next generation of chefs with a sense of pride and commitment to the future.

Over the past years, Worldchefs has partnered with Nestlé Professional to teach children around the globe about the importance of healthy eating by hosting fun-filled workshops worldwide.

In 2020, many Chefs around the globe did not have the opportunity to have events due to COVID-19 and created short videos to share with children on social media, which became a big hit. The videos allowed us to reach approx.112,000 children. Unfortunately, uncertainty is still around many of us, but we will continue to reach as many children as possible either in-person at a workshop or through online learning and social media. To help, Nestlé Professional has made fantastic adaptions to the toolkit to make online learning easy and accessible.

As Chefs, we are all paying closer attention towards keeping ourselves and others healthy. Having a strong immune system and eating “stress-busting” foods will help us through these challenging times.

We can also help our children, the Worldchefs way by working together in Preparing Children for a Healthy Life. International Chefs Day will once again promote the theme: Healthy Food for the Future.

In 2021, International Chefs Day will also emphasize sustainability and the environment to ensure a healthy planet for future generations. It is vital for us to teach children about the impact that production and consumption of food has on the environment.

We will use this opportunity to teach children about healthy eating by letting them be creative with food. With the Chef’s input, education and help, children will be able to create recipes out of healthy foods and support Healthy Food for the Future.

HOW CAN YOU PARTICIPATE?

All Chefs from around the globe are invited to host their very own Healthy Food for the Future workshop in their region. It can be a workshop for your own children, or a workshop for 300 children, every child can benefit from this experience, and it is important to share this opportunity and message for them to learn and enjoy eating something new!

A toolkit with everything you need to run an event, from instructions to materials to recipes to social media tips, has been prepared for you. Thanks to the Chefs who contributed to the 2021 campaign by submitting recipes! The complete toolkit can be downloaded below. International Chefs Day Committee members and Nestlé Professional regional managers in selected areas are standing by to help you find a venue, connect with schools and more. Just ask, we are always here for you.
Get started by downloading the toolkit

To host a  Healthy Food for the Future workshop on or around October 20, 2021, please contact Vanessa Marquis, Chairman, International Chefs Day Committee at internationalchefsday@worldchefs.org.

Download your toolkit today and join Chefs from around the world by sharing and making a big impact with the children in your community.

Vanessa Marquis, CEC
Chairman, International Chefs Day Committee
“Worldchefs, Preparing Children for a Healthy Life”
internationalchefsday@worldchefs.org

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Programme Director (International Cuisine) – Hong Kong: International Culinary Institute (ICI)

Programme Director (International Cuisine) – Hong Kong: International Culinary Institute (ICI)

International Culinary Institute (ICI)

ICI offers a wide range of quality professional culinary Programmes covering the cuisines of Europe, Mediterranean, Americas, Middle East and Asia as well as Bakery and Confectionary. Please visit www.ici.edu.hk for more information of this state-of-the-art Training Institute.

International Culinary Institute

Programme Director (International Cuisine)

Ref: VTC-PD(ICI)-2021


Major Duties:

  • To plan and monitor the curriculum design and development of various new and existing international culinary programmes of the International Culinary Institute;
  • To provide academic leadership in validation and accreditation of all culinary training programmes of the Institute;
  • To formulate and implement the Institute’s strategic development plan and projects;
  • To plan, review and manage the provision and utilisation of academic staff and resources;
  • To assist in developing and reviewing quality policies / procedures, and to monitor the academic quality of training programmes;
  • To drive the development of new services and culinary programmes to meet the needs of the stakeholders;
  • To establish and foster academic collaborations with industry partners, professional bodies and institutes both local and overseas; and
  • To carry out different managerial / administrative roles and ensure teaching duties are effectively assigned and deployed by the Institute.

Requirements:

  • A recognised degree and / or professional qualifications in the relevant discipline;
  • At least 8 years relevant experience at the appropriate level of responsibility in vocational education or industry experience at management level in hospitality / catering industry;
  • Good understanding of western cuisine trade test systems;
  • Solid experience in culinary management at senior executive level;
  • Proven records of professional development in culinary management and networking with the hospitality and catering industry;
  • Good understanding of the current and future development of vocational education in western and international cuisine;
  • Exceptional leadership and managerial skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently;
  • Good presentation and communication skills;
  • Knowledge in programme design, development, validation and accreditation of training programmes will be an advantage; and
  • Ability to pass a trade test.

Notes:

  • The post is in the rank of Senior Training Consultant under the VTC Grade and Rank System.
  • The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours.
  • In support of the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Police Force, all prospective appointees will be requested to undergo the SCRC at the advanced stage of the employment process.

Benefits:

  • We offer a competitive remuneration package to the right candidate.  Appointment will be made on contract and renewal is subject to staff performance and service need.
  • Housing allowance, passage and baggage allowance will be provided for eligible appointees whose current / normal places of residence is proven to be outside Hong Kong.

Application Procedures:

Please apply by email or post, with a resume and a cover letter, setting out your background and achievements in meeting the position requirements, quoting the position and ref. to Ms Patsy Cheung, Suite 610, 6/F Ocean Centre, 5 Canton Road, TST, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  Email: patsy.cheung@kos-intl.com.  The closing date of application is 28 July 2021.

For confidential enquiries, please contact Ms Patsy Cheung at +852 3180 4917.

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

  • Advertised: 8 July 2021
  • Application close: 28 July 2021

To Apply:

Email: patsy.cheung@kos-intl.com.


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Worldchefs Certified Judging Levels Expanded to Support Skills Development

Worldchefs Certified Judging Levels Expanded to Support Skills Development

  • The Worldchefs Culinary Committee has expanded Worldchefs Certified Judge levels to support the highest standards in culinary competitions and juries.
  • The new model provides additional opportunities for skills development in culinary competition judging.
  • Worldchefs Certified Judges will be issued updated Worldchefs’ certificates and digital badges matched to their new judging level. Individuals are encouraged to update their Worldchefs online profile for the most up-to-date information on the Worldchefs Certified Judge Directory.

Paris, 6 of July 2021 – The Worldchefs Culinary Competition Committee (CCC) has expanded Worldchefs Certified Judge levels to support the highest standards in culinary competitions and juries. The new model has been developed as part of the CCC’s mission to advance standards of excellence built on professionalism, leadership, and collaboration.

“The whole idea of the change was to modernize our approach to every changing aspect of the culinary world,” says Rick Stephen, Worldchefs Culinary Committee Chairman. “Keeping up with food and the world standards and the new challenges that face all food-related competitions with hygiene and food waste been paramount.”

The new levels will provide additional opportunities for skills development in culinary competition judging. Worldchefs Certified Judges can progress through the judging levels over the course of their career and culinary competition experience to reflect their commitment and expertise in the field.

The Culinary Committee has taken a dynamic approach to incorporate mentorship and peer learning into the new model. A Learner Judge-or Rookie Judge-level has been introduced to advance the future of juries, encouraging competitions around the globe to take a more active role in supporting the new guard of international competition standards.

“We envisage the opportunity to feature more traditional cuisines from our members’ regions and countries, but also to have these cuisines on the international stage and be judged by experts in that style of cuisine,” says Stephen.

Complete information on the application process and requirements to become a Worldchefs Certified Judge can be found here. A brief outline of the new judging levels is as follows:

  1. Rookie / Learner Judge: Qualifying candidates with the necessary endorsements can serve at a Rookie / Learner Judge level. Proof of participation as a Rookie / Learner Judge at Worldchefs Endorsed Competitions can be used as supporting documents in applications for all Worldchefs Certified Judge levels.
  2. Sponsored Judge: Qualified chefs recognized as experts from a reputable company or institution can serve at a Sponsored Judge level. Sponsored Judges are mentored by a Worldchefs Certified Judge prior to any event.
  3. Worldchefs Certified Regional Judge: The Worldchefs Certified Regional Judge level is designed for culinary competition jurors with a local scope, not just limited to regional, but also international regions where your language or cuisine may be featured. This is a stepping stone to the next level.
  4. Worldchefs Certified Continental Judge: The Worldchefs Certified Continental Judge level represents mid-level culinary professionals with some judging experience, including competitors with silver medal performance and/or a minimum of two years in a high-end restaurant environment. The Worldchefs Certified Continental Judge level has replaced the former B Judge level.
  5. Worldchefs Certified International Judge: The Worldchefs Certified International Judge level represents senior-level culinary professionals with advanced judging experience, including competitors with silver medal performance and/or a minimum of five years in a high-end restaurant environment. The Worldchefs Certified International Judge level has replaced the former A Judge level. The new rules also allow for Worldchefs Certified International Judges to serve as observer judges.
  6. Worldchefs Honorary / Life Judge: The Worldchefs Honorary / Life Judge level is awarded by the Worldchefs President for outstanding contributions to Worldchefs and competition programs. Recipients must be in good standing as a Worldchefs Certified Judge at any level.

Additional requirements for specialized credentials still apply for applications to judging categories, which now include: Culinary Arts & Hot Kitchen, Pastry Arts, Carving, Community Catering, and Vegan/Plant-Based Cuisine.

Current Worldchefs Certified Judges will be issued updated Worldchefs’ certificates and digital badges matched to their new judging level. Individuals are encouraged to update their Worldchefs online profile to ensure the most up-to-date information on the Worldchefs Certified Judge Directory.

From the Worldchefs Certified Judges Directory competition organizers, competitors, and colleagues can contact Worldchefs Certified Judge via their custom profile on Worldchefs online community platform.

To connect with Certified Judges, national associations, leading companies, and hospitality professionals around the globe, new users can create a free account within seconds at www.worldchefs.org/login.

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ABOUT WORLDCHEFS 

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.

Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through these core focus areas:

Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, a diverse network of Worldchefs Education Partners and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs connects culinary professionals around the world through their online community platform and provides a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and operates the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

Humanitarianism & Sustainability – Worldchefs Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.Worldchefs.org.

For any media inquiries, contact: 

Clare Pettersson

Communications Manager, Worldchefs

marketing@Worldchefs.org


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    Si Chef! Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course is Live!

    Si Chef! Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course is Live!

    PARIS June 15, 2021 — Worldchefs Academy is excited to announce the launch of the Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course! Adding to the line-up of free courses available for our global community, the Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course joins the English, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic Library!

    “On behalf of the Worldchefs Board of Directors, I would like to congratulate all the Italian Chef Volunteers who helped bring this educational opportunity to aspiring Chefs in Italian-speaking communities around the world. We are proud to be now offering the Pre-Commis Chef Course in 5 languages and will be adding German and Mandarin later this year” stated Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler.

    With curriculum covering the basics of culinary professionalism, food service operations, culinary theory, food hygiene and sanitation, basic cooking and culinary nutrition, the Pre-Commis Chef Course can be followed as a complete curriculum and individual lessons can be used to compliment other existing courses or provide theoretical components to culinary apprenticeship.

    Photos Credit: FIC National Congress 2019 in Catania, Sicily

    Participants can learn through the online platform or via the mobile app also offering an offline study mode. By connecting to the Internet when available they can download the course via the mobile app and study any time, with or without Internet. Then they simply go back online when ready to complete the final assessment. The Pre-Commis Chef Course also links to Worldchefs Certification opportunities and offers to be the first step on the culinary career pathway.

    Worldchefs Academy would like to extend its sincere gratitude and recognition to Domenico Maggi, Worldchefs Continental Director Europe South for his dedication, time and contributions during the development of the Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course over the past 2 years.

    Special recognition is also extended to the Federazione Italiana Cuochi (FIC) Chef Volunteers for their help during the Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course Review: Rossanina Del Santo, Giuseppe Giuliano and Giovanni Guadagno. And a heartfelt thank you to FIC President Rocco Pozzulo and FIC Social Network Representative Riccardo Carnevali for their support and contribution towards creating this opportunity for the future of Italian Chefs worldwide.

    Worldchefs Academy is proud to welcome Domenico Maggi and Rossanina Del Santoas Worldchefs Academy Italian Advisors and looks forward to working together with them to further promote, showcase, develop and extend the reach of the Italian Pre-Commis Chef Course.

    About Worldchefs Academy

    Worldchefs Academy, a division of World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs), developed the Pre-Commis Chef online course and mobile app in conjunction with NestléProfessional and the Pro Gastronomia Foundation to offer culinary education for aspiring chefs that may not have the means, mobility or flexibility to attend full-time culinary school. The Worldchefs Academy mobile app can be downloaded on both the App Store and Google Play, and is available at www.worldchefsacademy.com.

    About Worldchefs

    The World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs) is a dynamic global network with over 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in hospitality, Worldchefs carries 93 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the culinary profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large. Learn more at www.worldchefs.org.

    For more information on Worldchefs Academy, contact: info@worldchefsacademy.com

    Si Chef! Il Corso di Italiano Pre-Commis Chef è Live!

    PARIGI Giugno 15, 2021 — Worldchefs Academy è lieta di annunciare il lancio del Corso Italiano Pre-Commis Chef! In aggiunta al programma di corsi gratuiti già disponibili per la nostra comunità globale, il Corso in Italiano Pre-Commis Chef si unisce alle nuove proposte in Inglese, Spagnolo, Portoghese e Arabo!

    “A nome del Consiglio di Amministrazione di Worldchefs, vorrei congratularmi con tutti gli chef italiani volontari che hanno contribuito a portare questa opportunità educativa agli aspiranti Chef nelle comunità di lingua italiana in tutto il mondo. Siamo orgogliosi di offrire ora il Corso per Pre-Commis Chef in 5 lingue e aggiungeremo tedesco e mandarino entro la fine dell’anno”, ha dichiarato il presidente di Worldchefs Thomas Gugler.

    Con un programma che copre le basi della professionalità culinaria, le operazioni di ristorazione, la teoria culinaria, l’igiene del cibo e la sanificazione, la cucina di base e la nutrizione, il Corso Pre-Commis Chef può essere seguito come un piano di studi completo e le lezioni individuali possono essere utilizzate per completare altri corsi o fornire componenti teoriche all’apprendistato culinario.

    I partecipanti possono apprendere attraverso la piattaforma online o tramite l’app mobile che offre anche una modalità di studio offline. Collegandosi a Internet, quando disponibile, possono scaricare il corso tramite l’app mobile e studiare in qualsiasi momento, con o senza Internet. Quindi sarà sufficiente tornare online quando saranno pronti per completare la valutazione finale. Il Corso Pre-Commis Chef si collega anche alle opportunità di certificazione Worldchefs oltre che come primo passo nel percorso di carriera culinaria.

    La Worldchefs Academy desidera estendere la sua sincera gratitudine e riconoscimento a Domenico Maggi, Direttore Continentale di Worldchefs Europa Sud per la dedizione, tempo e contributi durante lo sviluppo del Corso Italiano Pre-Commis Chef negli ultimi 2 anni.

    Un riconoscimento speciale è esteso anche agli chef volontari della Federazione Italiana Cuochi (FIC) per il loro aiuto durante la correzione del Corso Pre-Commis Chef in Italiano: Rossanina Del SantoGiuseppe Giuliano e Giovanni Guadagno. E un sentito ringraziamento al Presidente FIC Rocco Pozzulo e al Rappresentante FIC Social Network Riccardo Carnevali per il loro supporto e contributo alla creazione di questa opportunità per il futuro degli chef Italiani nel mondo.

    Worldchefs Academy è orgogliosa di dare il benvenuto a Domenico Maggi e Rossanina Del Santo come Consulenti Italiani di Worldchefs Academy e non vede l’ora di lavorare insieme a loro per promuovere, mostrare, sviluppare ed estendere ulteriormente la portata del Corso Pre-Commis Chef in Italiano.

    Informazioni su Worldchefs Academy

    Worldchefs Academy, una divisione della World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs), ha sviluppato il corso online Pre-Commis Chef e l’app mobile in collaborazione con Nestlé Professional e la Fondazione Pro Gastronomia per offrire formazione culinaria agli aspiranti chef che potrebbero non avere i mezzi, mobilità o flessibilità per frequentare la scuola di cucina a tempo pieno. L’app mobile Worldchefs Academy può essere scaricata sia su App Store che su Google Play ed è disponibile su www.worldchefsacademy.com

    A proposito di Worldchefs

    La World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs) è una rete globale dinamica con oltre 110 associazioni di chef in tutto il mondo. Una voce di primo piano nell’ospitalità, Worldchefs porta avanti 93 anni di storia dalla sua fondazione alla Sorbona ad opera del venerabile Auguste Escoffier. Rappresentando un’associazione internazionale attiva sul campo  formata da professionisti della cucina, Worldchefs si impegna a far progredire la professione culinaria e a sfruttare l’influenza della giacca da chef per il miglioramento dell’industria e dell’umanità in generale. www.worldchefs.org

    Per maggiori informazioni su Worldchefs Academy, contatta: info@worldchefsacademy.com


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      Announcing the World Chefs Without Borders Committee for 2020-2024

      Dear Worldchefs Members,
       
      We are pleased to announce the World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) Committee for 2020-2024. Please see below for details.
       
      Your support of WCWB and the Chef Social Responsibility (CSR) tours, events and initiatives are always greatly appreciated.
       
      Stay Safe and Stay Well.
       
      With Culinary Regards,
       
      Willment Leong
      WCWB Committee Chairman

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      Thomas Gugler
      Worldchefs President

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      New Jobs on Worldchefs Online Community

      New jobs are up on Worldchefs online community! You can find thousands of opportunities around the globe to take your career to the next level.


      Create your free Worldchefs online account and find your next opportunity!



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      FHA Match: Dairy – Showcasing finest collections of dairy products and dairy alternatives

      FHA Match: Dairy – Showcasing finest collections of dairy products and dairy alternatives

      As a key component in cuisines around the world, the use of dairy as an ingredient or as the produce itself is both widespread and versatile. Relied on for great sources of nutritional values, the dairy and alternative dairy markets are seeing an uptick in demand due to consumers’ shift to healthier food consumption. 

      FHA Match: Dairy Virtual Event will bring the finest collection of dairy products and dairy alternatives to cover all of buyers’ sourcing needs. Attendees can plan and personalise their event schedule, send and receive meetings requests, engage in 1:1 video live chats with potential new suppliers, or catch up with partners and peers. Some of our early confirmed exhibitors include Bord Bia, Morinaga, Ingredia and Eurodelicies.

      Beyond product discovery and business matching activities, attendees can also attend content sessions featuring impressive speakers who will cover:

      • Top dairy trends and the major factors driving market growth
      • Opportunities underexplored in specific dairy categories
      • The best qualities of UHT milk by Ingredia Dairy Experts
      • Ireland’s commitment to supplying highest quality, sustainably produced and naturally tasty dairy products by Bord Bia
      • The impact of COVID-19 on the dairy world
      • The impact and development of China’s rise to the world’s largest importer of dairy products
      • Trade implications for dairy in APAC
      • The future of alternative milk in Asia
      • Solutions for large-scale dairy operations and producers to become more sustainable while maintaining a competitive edge

      Speakers are subject experts from Bord Bia, Ingredia Dairy ExpertsIFCN Dairy Research Center, GlobalData, Gira, Asian Trade Centre, Green Queen Media and Innova Market Insights.  Find out more about our content sessions and the agenda here.

      Dates: 19-20 May, 2021

      Time: 0900hrs – 2200hrs, Singapore (UTC+8)

      Location: Virtual

      Registration: Complimentary for Trade Buyers

      About FHA Match

      Born of out FHA-Food & Beverage trade show, FHA Match is a food & beverage sector-focused series comprising 6 virtual events to be held from April – October 2021. Powered by Saladplate.com, each FHA Match will feature 2 days packed with AI-driven and bespoke meetings to match businesses, enabling new connections and opportunities across markets. Attendees will also gain access to content sessions featuring top leaders and experts, browse product listings and demonstrations, and source from suppliers around the world.