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Global Chefs Challenge Europe Regional Semi-Finals Begin in Rimini, Italy

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Italy, 15th February 2019

Paris, France · 12 February 2019: Global Chef Challenge Regional Semi-Finals Begin in Rimini, Italy

Semi-Finals for the Global Chef Challenge begin this week in Rimini, Italy, 16-19 February 2019. Selected through top performance at national competitions throughout Europe, participating teams represent Europe North, Central, and South. Organized by Federazione Italiana Cuochi – FIC, the competition is in conjunction with Campionati della Cucina Italiana 2019.

Over the course of four days, competitors meet to show their mastery in the culinary arts through three competition categories: Global Chefs Challenge, Global Pastry Chefs Challenge, and Global Young Chefs Challenge – Hans Bueschkens Trophy. Competitors will be vying for a coveted opportunity to compete at the Global Chef Challenge Finals during the 2020 Worldchefs Congress in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 28-31, 2020.

Winning teams advance to the Finals to compete head to head against the Culinary World Cup qualifying teams.

Visit us at the Worldchefs booth, located in the Global Chef Challenge competition area.

To learn more about the Global Chef Challenge and the Road to St. Petersburg, visit

To learn more about the Semi-Final event in Rimini, download the Booklet below or visit:

To download the Semi-Final competition rule guide, click below.

About Worldchefs

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs) is a leading voice in the hospitality industry, with 110 chef associations worldwide and 91 years of history since its first President, the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a dynamic global network of chefs and culinary professionals across all levels and specialties, Worldchefs is dedicated to maintaining and improving culinary standards 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


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