The Global Chefs Challenge
22 - 25 October, 2024

WHERE TOP CHEFS MEET TO COMPETE

The Global Chefs Challenge is where the world’s top chefs meet to compete in four competition categories. Selected through top performance at the Worldchefs Regional Semi-Finals, qualifying teams go head-to-head at the Global Chef Challenge Finals. Here, the best and brightest convene to show mastery in the culinary arts.

The Global Chefs Challenge Finals will be held at Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2024 in Singapore.

7

REGIONAL SEMI-FINALS

70

NATIONALITIES

40

FINALISTS

4

DAYS OF COMPETITION

WHERE TOP CHEFS MEET TO COMPETE

The Global Chefs Challenge is where the world’s top chefs meet to compete in four competition categories. Selected through top performance at the Worldchefs Regional Semi-Finals, qualifying teams go head-to-head at the Global Chef Challenge Finals. Here, the best and brightest convene to show mastery in the culinary arts.

The Global Chefs Challenge Finals will be held at Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2024 in Singapore.

7

REGIONAL SEMI-FINALS

70

NATIONALITIES

40

FINALISTS

4

DAYS OF COMPETITION

40 TEAMS. 4 CATEGORIES. 4 DAYS.
ONE GLOBAL FINAL.

GLOBAL CHEFS
CHALLENGE

The Global Chefs Challenge
features top chefs from across
the globe. These chefs must
compete to show their skills
in the kitchen and their
adaptability under fire.
Their culinary creations must
follow guidelines such as being
appetizing and tasteful, while
also showing off exemplary
plating for ease of service.

GLOBAL PASTRY
CHEFS CHALLENGE

The Global Pastry Chef Challenge
features the crème de la crème in
pastry competition.
Competitors work to prove they
can meet the standards of the
world’s most modern patisseries,
while showing an appeal to the
five senses along with knowledge,
extraordinary technique and of
course, versatility.

GLOBAL VEGAN
CHEFS CHALLENGE

The first edition of the Global
Vegan Chefs Challenge will be
launched at the 2024 Worldchefs
Congress & Expo in Singapore.
This competition features innovative chefs who will showcase vegan culinary skills. Their plates must exclude animal proteins, while also creatively and tastily combining key vegan ingredients.

GLOBAL YOUNG
CHEFS CHALLENGE

The Global Young Chefs Challenge
features the emerging talent of
chefs who are 25 years of age or younger. The top Young
Chef competitor is awarded the
Hans Bueschkens Trophy.
Its namesake, former Worldchefs
president Chef Hans J. Bueschkens,
advocated for the inclusion of
programs designed to promote
and groom young people for a
career in the kitchen.

THE ROAD TO VICTORY

THE REGIONAL
SEMI-FINALS

7 Regional Semi-Finals are held the year before the Global Chefs Challenge Finals. The top performing teams from each region advance to the world stage to compete at the finals.

EUROPE
SOUTH - CENTRAL - NORTH

AFRICA &
MIDDLE EAST

AMERICAS

PACIFIC RIM

GLOBAL CHEFS CHALLENGE FINALS

THE REGIONAL
SEMI-FINALS

7 Regional Semi-Finals are held the year before the Global
Chefs Challenge Finals. The top performing teams from each
region advance to the world stage to compete at the finals.

EUROPE
SOUTH - CENTRAL - NORTH

AFRICA &
MIDDLE EAST

AMERICAS

PACIFIC RIM

GLOBAL CHEFS CHALLENGE FINALS

EXPERIENCE THE FINALS AT WORLDCHEFS CONGRESS & EXPO

WHY COMPETE?

If you wish to put your talent to the test, contact your National Chefs Association for more information.

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