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The 9th CPU-DA Regional Organic Fair hosts theme of “Backyard Gardening for Sustainable Food Production”

Paris, France · 19 November 2019 · The 9th CPU-DA Regional Organic Fair hosts theme of “Backyard Gardening for Sustainable Food Production” 

Each year, in collaboration with the Philippine Department of Agriculture Region 6 and the Central Philippine University, the 9th CPU-DA holds a yearly fair. This year the 9th CPU-DA Regional Organic Fair’s theme was “Backyard Gardening for Sustainable Food Production.” The fair has activities like Agri-Research Seminar, Farm Management, Painting Contest and Cooking Contest. In the cooking contest, the use of organic and backyard vegetables that can easily be grown, is promoted. It also highlights the creativity of the student chef to create food and meals using such ingredients. It was judged by chefs who are promoting such advocacy and even using in their respective locality. Below are some photos that might help for referral.

 

The back stage of the program

The Dish Top: Pinapisik na Manok (Salt Crusted Whole Free Ranged Chicken

 The awarding with the Chairman Sir Joel Somosierra (center) and Chef Jean Dangel Cuarte – Social Entrepreneur (right side) and yours truly in the left side

 

The Team who won due to the unique taste, creative and sustainable way of using ingredients and local products. From L-R Joshua Gimotea, Jesreel Bautista, Emanuel Huyaban and Brian Castronuevo. They are Tourism Management Student who has passion for cooking.

 

The competing team From L-R Marlon, Brian,
Mark Louise and Maro

 

 From another team  L-R Lorenz Josep, Vince Michael, Laurence Joshua, Charlie

 

This yearly event is being participated by the province of Iloilo including the 53 Municipalities 1 component City the Passi City and the Center for Trade and Business the Iloilo City. Through this yearly event more and more household have been educated in the use of local, organic and sustainable ingredients in preparing sumptuous and healthy meals. School children were able to witness and taste this savory dishes but produce in a sustainable manner.

Photo credits to Central Philippine University

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, our expansive network of Worldchefs Certified Schools and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs provides a platform for connection to chefs around the world, and a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the preeminent biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

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

Humanitarian & Sustainability – our 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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The day 2,850 kids became Food Heroes

Paris, France · 8 July 2019 · The day 2,850 kids became Food Heroes

We committed to raising awareness about food waste and educating 30,000 kids about sustainable eating throughout 2019. July 8 was something of a milestone.

The original link can be found below.

The biggest number of workshops in a day took place in India as schoolchildren earned their superpower status.

Food Heroes is a global initiative supported by Electrolux Food Foundation along with partners to teach the future generation how better eating makes for a healthier planet.

In the city of Hyderabad, 85 classrooms across five schools opened their doors and 400 workshop facilitators flooded through. Trained one day prior, the volunteers were delegates at the annual AIESEC International conference.

AIESEC, along with Worldchefs make up the partnership trio that together with the Electrolux Food Foundation is bringing Food Heroes to fruition around the world.

Young leaders, chefs and employees from these organizations have taken the program to heart and their global networks are invaluable in spreading the message and taking workshops to offices, schools and kitchens.

The free-to-use toolkit was developed through the UNICEF sustainability initiative World’s Largest Lesson and is available in a multitude of languages.

Aimed at kids aged 8–12, the lesson plan inspires children to challenge and change their own food habits in a fun and playful way.

Want to join us? Download our toolkit here and help more kids to become Food Heroes.

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The original article can be found on the Electrolux page.

Click here to find out more about ‘Like a Chef’. 

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, our expansive network of Worldchefs Certified Schools and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs provides a platform for connection to chefs around the world, and a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the preeminent biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

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

Humanitarian & Sustainability – our 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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