Worldchefs Board Welcomes Peter Wright as Pacific Rim Continental Director
- Peter Wright has been appointed to Worldchefs Board of Directors as the Pacific Rim Continental Director. Peter will take over the role from Neil Abrahams.
- Honorary Life Member and former President of the Australian Culinary Federation, Peter will represent and support the Pacific Rim members of Worldchefs in Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea – Affiliate, Tonga – Affiliate & Vanuatu.
- A Worldchefs Certified Master Chef, two-time Culinary Olympic gold medalist, and qualified Sports Nutritionist, Wright is recognized as one of Australia’s leading foodservice experts and a global event specialist.
Paris, 7 of September 2021 – Worldchefs has announced the appointment of Peter Wright as the Pacific Rim Continental Director. Peter is taking over the role from Neil Abrahams following his recent resignation due to personal reasons. Worldchefs Board of Directors want to thank Neil for his great contribution and dedication during his mandate. Peter will assume duties with immediate effect.
Honorary Life Member and former President of the Australian Culinary Federation (ACF), Peter will represent and support the Pacific Rim members of Worldchefs in Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea-Affiliate, Tonga – Affiliate & Vanuatu on Worldchefs’ international Board of Directors.
“I am very excited and honored to accept this position on the Worldchefs Board,” says Peter. “I’ll work diligently to uplift the progress in our region, creating a manageable agenda with the countries of the Pacific Rim that allows all chefs and cooks to access the assets of Worldchefs, including education, culinary innovation, sustainability improvements, and the opportunity to access a global network of likeminded people, food, and cultural diversity.”
My mantra is “teamwork makes the dream work” and with that I call all chefs and cooks in our region to come together and support each other. Once again, I thank everyone for finding confidence in me to assign me such a dignified position. – Peter Wright
With a career spanning over 40 years, Peter is recognized as one of Australia’s leading foodservice experts and as a global event specialist. He held the position of President of the ACF for nine consecutive years. Peter also represented Australia twice at the Culinary Olympics, bringing home gold medals on both occasions. He has completed an Advanced Diploma in Hospitality at NMIT, is a qualified Sports Nutritionist and holds the title as a Worldchefs Certified Master Chef.
Peter brings to the Board a commitment to excellence, a focus on building creative catering solutions that are nutritionally, environmentally, and socially responsible, and a vision to provide our diverse and global community with safe and inclusive workplaces that promote staff development and well-being.
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.
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