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IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024

IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024: Pre-Registration Opens

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Germany, 31st January 2023
IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024: Pre-Registration Open, Conditions of Participation Online

Teams can now pre-register to participate in the IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024. Official registration will be possible shortly. In addition, the Conditions of Participation have been published. 

In about one year, hundreds of chefs from all over the world will once again be causing goosebump moments in Stuttgart: at the IKA/Culinary Olympics, which will take place from February 2 to 7, 2024, parallel to the Intergastra trade fair, they will be competing for Olympic gold. Teams (National, Junior National, Community Catering and Regional) can now already pre-register for a starting place in the unique competition. Official registration for participation – then also for Individual Exhibitors and Live Carvers – is expected to open in mid-February 2023.  

For your pre-registration, send an email to [email protected]. Please indicate which team you would like to pre-register.  

In addition, the Conditions of Participation for all competition categories can now be viewed and downloaded. 

About IKA/Culinary Olympics

Anyone who has ever attended the IKA/Culinary Olympics will always remember its special flair and the feeling that makes this event so unique. No other international competition for chefs is as diverse, comprehensive, and exciting as the mega event in Stuttgart. The IKA/Culinary Olympics bring together the most talented culinary artists from all over the world – a ‘once in a lifetime’ event that has been repeated every four years since 1900.

Divided into different categories, talented chefs with a particular passion for the competition meet at the Culinary Olympics. They face up to their competitors and the attentive jury of experts, show award-winning creations on the plates and start culinary trends .

The competition calls for maximum concentration and a great deal of know-how. Additionally, on the way to the podium, creative achievements count at least as much as cleanliness, hygiene, and sustainability in the workplace. And: in the team categories, team spirits are often defensive when it comes to winning.

The IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024 is a Worldchefs Endorsed Competition. Learn more and apply to endorse your competition:


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