BECOME A
RECOGNIZED SCHOOL

Worldchefs Recognized Schools must be approved by Worldchefs Education Committee, fulfilling the application criteria for our Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program. The landmark program officially recognizes institutions committed to the highest standards of culinary education.

EXPLORE THE BENEFITS

How to apply

FEES

Annual Recognized Schools fee: €1.200

ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible as a Worldchefs Recognized School, the training institution must:
• Offer one or more programs in culinary or pastry arts.
• Be an official business as defined by its local government or professional society.
• Have a track record of progress and success in developing and delivering quality education.
• Can document learning, training models and facilities, and have been in business for a minimum of two (2) years.
• Comply with the Twelve Standards of Quality Culinary Education as outlined in the application form.

Advanced standing can be applied to educational companies, associations or institutions which have already earned world class certification, such as programs recognized by City & Guilds of London Institute.

APPLICATION
PROCESS

Step 1: Interested parties must register online, complete the application form, and submit all supporting evidence.

Step 2: Once the application is received, all documents are forwarded to our review panel for evaluation. This process shall take no longer than 30 working days after receiving the initial application and payment unless additional information is requested.

Step 3: Once the application has been evaluated, the reviewer may accept the application, seek additional information, or deny the application based on the inadequacy of the applicant’s ability to provide evidence in support of the Twelve Standards of Quality Culinary Education. In the case of denial, applicants may appeal the decision. See our Appeal Procedure.

Step 4: If and when the Worldchefs reviewer is prepared to accept the applicant, an annual fee will be due. The applicant may pay the annual fee once a year or all at once for the full term of the recognition.

Questions on becoming a Worldchefs Recognized School? Contact us!

Take skills further: Become a Digital Badge Partner

Empower your alumni and promote your school with branded digital badges. Shareable, verifiable, and
customized to your program, digital badge partners showcase your students.

UNLOCK A POWERFUL MARKETING TOOL FOR YOUR BRAND

DIGITAL BADGE PARTNER

3000€ annual fee
A digital badge is a certificate your students can claim and re-share on social and online.
As a Digital Badge Partner, you can issue branded digital badges to all those who complete your
Worldchefs Approved courses. Add digital badging to any of the above packages.

JOIN A NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE

Worldchefs Recognized Schools are certified by the landmark
Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program and officially
recognized for excellence in culinary education on a global scale.

You can find the best culinary schools in just a few clicks on
Worldchefs Recognized Schools directory.

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CONTACT US

15 Rue Tiquetonne, 75002 Paris, France

+33 (0) 1 80 06 58 30

CONTACT US

15 Rue Tiquetonne, 75002 Paris, France

+33 (0) 1 80 06 58 30

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