A Global Project, pioneer in Brazil, confirms
its third edition in Curitiba, and will be extended to other regions.
Reinventing experiences of taste, care and
well-being, the Sustainable Gastronomy program is already starting for its
third edition in the city of Curitiba. On May 11, Electrolux along with its
supporters, celebrated the graduation of 16 students from the second edition.
Gastronomy” is part of For the
Better, one of Electrolux's global commitments to help address key global
challenges such as hunger, malnutrition, food waste and responsible
consumption. In addition, it also cooperates to achieve the Sustainable
Development Goals established by the UN Agenda 2030. The program is
funded by the Food Foundation, a global institution of Electrolux that supports
local initiatives focused on food and sustainability.
the great adhesion in Sustainable Gastronomy, the program already has its third
edition confirmed for May in Curitiba, in addition to being expanded to the
city of São Carlos, in São Paulo, and Rosario, Argentina. “Apart from the
cities in Latin America, Sustainable Gastronomy is in the implementation phase
in other countries, such as Egypt, Russia, and even a similar deployment in
Dubai,” says Valmir Buscarioli, Vice President of Human Resources
Electrolux Latin America.
The perspective of the social project is to train more than 60
unemployed people in the city of Curitiba within the year 2018. With the
awareness of the best use of food, the company estimates that about 1,000
people will be impacted at each class formed. “This comes along with the
appreciation of the subject, which is growing, and the interest of the
population to participate in our course, with the vacancies increasingly
disputed. We are really fulfilling the purpose of our company, of the 18
students trained in the last class, 8 are already working formally and the
others are undertaking or taking better care of their families,” explains
The project counts on the support to AIESEC, Foundation of Social Action
Curitiba, Sodexo On-Site, Stop Hunger Institute and Worldchefs.
About Electrolux Group
Electrolux transforms life for the better by
reinventing taste, care and wellness experiences for a more pleasurable and
sustainable life around the world. As a leading global appliance company, we
place the consumer at the heart of everything we do. Through our brands
including Electrolux, AEG, Anova, Frigidaire, Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell
more than 60 million products for domestic and professional kitchens in over
150 markets every year. Electrolux has been operating since 1919, with its
headquarters located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Electrolux's ELUXb shares are
listed on the Stockholm Nasdaq OMX.
The World Association of Chefs'
Societies (Worldchefs) is a non-political professional organization, dedicated
to maintaining and improving the culinary standards of global cuisines.
We accomplish these goals through
education, training and professional development of our international
membership. As an authority and opinion leader on food, Worldchefs represents a
global voice on all issues related to the culinary profession