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Slovakian WCWB chefs raise 700 euro for children with cardiovascular disease: show that food really heals

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Slovakia, 21st June 2017

Bratislava, Slovakia, June 2017: The World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) Ambassador in Slovak Republic, Mister Vojto ARTZ, introduced the mission and activities of WCWB at an event that took place within a Food Festival between June 2 – 4, 2017. The event took place in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, on the premises of the Bratislava castle, and commemorated the 300th anniversary of the coronation of Maria-Therese for Hungarian and Czech queen and Austrian archduchess.

Mister Artz organized his own “Vojto Cooking show” at the international level. It created opportunities for noted chefs from Slovakia, Czech Republic and Italy to showcase their skills live to the public. Meals and desserts prepared on stage were auctioned off straight away and this way they were changed into the means to support a good thing – improvement of life conditions of children with cardio-vascular diseases.

 A grand total of 700,00 EUR was raised and bestowed in the form of donation to the Children Cardiocentre Foundation.

 Present at the event were Mrs. Zuzana Duzekova, the general secretary of the Slovak association of chefs and conditioners, and Mrs. Mária Kadlečíková, the custodian of the Children Cardiocentre Foundation.

 Congratulations to the efforts of the chefs, who have proven to all that their hearts are in the right place. In this case, it is possible to confirm that food really heals. 


 ABOUT World Chefs Without Borders

World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) is a global humanitarian aid initiative by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WORLDCHEFS).

Our mission is to support and mobilize our global network of volunteer chefs to undertake initiatives providing education and resources to those in need and afflicted by natural disasters.

Our programs fit into four key focus areas. Through the Emergency Task Force chefs work with local rescue units, mobile kitchens and other local programs.  In the Relief Program, operated with logistical support of Electrolux and AIESEC, chefs assist victims and aid local teams in disaster areas.

The Development Program allows chefs to assist with the establishment of training programs and infrastructure development. Chef Ambassadors coordinate events to grow awareness and/or raise funds for WCWB.

Worldchefs is a non-political professional organization, dedicated to maintaining and improving culinary standards of global cuisines.

About Worldchefs

The World Association of Chefs' Societies (Worldchefs) is a non-political professional organization, dedicated to maintaining and improving the culinary standards of global cuisines.

We accomplish these goals through education and professional development of our international membership, through skills-building and competitions, and through sustainability and humanitarian initiatives. As an authority and opinion leader on food, Worldchefs represents a global voice on all issues related to the culinary profession.


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