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Iran Hotel Trains Kitchen Brigade with Worldchefs Academy During COVID-19

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Iran, 28th September 2020

Iran Hotel Trains Kitchen Brigade with Worldchefs Academy During COVID-19

Paris, 28th of September 2020 – Worldchefs Academy announced today that thanks to the efforts of the Iran Food and Beverage Association (IFBA) sharing the online educational opportunity available with Worldchefs Academy at, Hotels and Restaurants in Iran were encouraged to take action to create a positive training experience during the COVID-19 global pandemic.


As a result, General Manager Hesam Behzadnia of 5 Star Zandiyeh Hotel in Shiraz, Iran announced that 20 kitchen staff had successfully passed the Worldchefs Academy Pre-Commis Chef Course. IFBA President Mohammadreza Ghasemi Dashtestan, stated eagerly ”We need to share this great experience with Worldchefs!”


Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler stated, “I would like to personally thank the Iran Food and Beverage Association for their support in promoting Worldchefs Academy and for being a proud member of Worldchefs.” He further stated, “As we share the Worldchefs opportunities available for training and certification, we will continue to impact our global culinary profession in a positive way.”


For more information, contact: [email protected]                                                                      




The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in hospitality, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.

Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through four core focus areas:

Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, a diverse network of Worldchefs Education Partners and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs connects culinary professionals around the globe through their online community platform and provides a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events, Worldchefs Village, and the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules and endorsemetn of key culinary competitions worldwide, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and operates the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

Humanitarianism & Sustainability – Worldchefs Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.

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For any media inquiries, contact: 

Clare Pettersson

Communications Manager, Worldchefs

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