Competition info: The Regional Championship will be held with the support of the Interregional Association of Russian Culinars and under the auspices of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS). It will be attended by combined teams from 18 regions of Russia (Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Vladimir, Krasnodar, Togliatti, Perm, Kostroma, Naberezhniye Chelny, Yaroslavl, Nizhnevartovsk, Rostov, Kislovodsk, Bashkiria, Pyatigorsk and Chelyabinsk). The teams will compete in culinary art and demonstrate their professional skills to the impartial panel of 19 people! The panel will consist of the Honorary President, coordinating judge and captains of each of the regional teams, which cannot vote for their region. The President will be a WACS representative. The championship winners will be awarded with diplomas, medals, impressive prize fund and the right to represent Russia at international competitions and championships. Related show info: The International Culinary Salon “RESTAURANT & HOTEL WORLD” is a large scale event in the Russian restaurant and hotel business. It is not just an efficient tool for market research and customer acquisition, it is a meeting ground and a platform to share experience for HoReCa industry professionals! The busy exposition will traditionally introduce the visitors to a wide range of goods and services offered by the leading vendors in all segments of the Russian and international HoReCa market, from products, process equipment, accessories, tableware and special clothing to furniture, interior design and advertising opportunities. The programme of the IX International Culinary Salon “RESTAURANT & HOTEL WORLD” 2011 combines a wide variety of events tailored for the industry experts. The Exhibition allows for its participants and guests to find out about the most progressive concepts and trends in HoReCa 2011 as well as make new business contacts. In addition, the representatives of all market segments are offered a unique opportunity to share their discoveries, to introduce new ideas and demonstrate their qualification in multiple master-classes, workshops, competitions and contests.