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Worldchefs and Kentaur Come Together to Elevate Culinary Work Wear

A new partnership between Worldchefs and Kentaur is set to enhance the culinary profession with high-quality, durable work wear, supporting chefs globally in their demanding environments.

  • Worldchefs has partnered with Kentaur to provide premium work wear for chefs, enhancing performance and comfort in demanding kitchen environments.
  • The official chefswear provider of Worldchefs, Kentaur will outfit competitors in the Global Chefs Challenge Finals.
  • Learn more about Worldchefs partnership opportunities at www.worldchefs.org/partnership.

Paris│31 May 2024 – The World Association of Chefs’ Societies (Worldchefs) has announced a new partnership with Kentaur, Danish specialists in innovative and functional work wear. This collaboration aims to enhance the work experience for culinary professionals worldwide by providing high-quality, durable, and stylish workwear designed specifically for demanding kitchen environments.

outfitting the world’s best chefs

Kentaur is already a top choice in work wear for the world’s best chefs, and a proud supporter of culinary competition teams including the Danish, German, Swiss, and Finland’s gold medal-winning culinary team. 

As part of this partnership, Kentaur will be the official chefswear provider for the World Association of Chefs’ Societies, outfitting Worldchefs board members, committee members, and participants at key events such as the leading industry event Worldchefs Congress and renowned culinary competition Global Chefs Challenge.

Made for you, with you, at Work

At Kentaur, the creation of work wear is a collaborative process, designed to make the workday easier for hotel and restaurant industry professionals. The company works closely with chefs, including the National Culinary Team of Denmark, to ensure their products meet the specific needs of the industry. This hands-on approach guarantees that every detail of Kentaur workwear is both functional and comfortable.

Kentaur ensures their work wear is highly functional and meets industry needs by engaging directly with users and listening to their feedback. This collaborative approach guarantees that their products not only fit perfectly but also maintain their quality even after the extensive use and numerous washes that come along with life in the kitchen.

Made for people. At work.

Since 1990, Kentaur has focused on creating workwear that, in addition to looking good, is also comfortable and functional, down to the smallest detail – giving you workwear you actually enjoy wearing.

Sustainability and Responsibility

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Kentaur’s workwear stands out for its meticulous attention to detail and its commitment to sustainability. The company emphasizes responsible production practices, ensuring that every piece of clothing is created with minimal environmental impact. Their WorkWear&Care strategy focuses on high durability, timeless styles, and socially responsible production methods, all while contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Key features of Kentaur workwear include:

  • High Durability & Long Lifetime: Products are designed to withstand rigorous use, ensuring a long lifespan.
  • Timeless Styles: Classic designs that remain relevant over time.
  • Responsible Production: Commitment to social and environmental responsibility in all production processes.
  • Circular Take-Back Solutions: Initiatives to give old garments a new life, reducing landfill impact.

By choosing Kentaur workwear, Worldchefs members are not only investing in high-quality apparel but also supporting a company that prioritizes sustainability and ethical practices.

Worldchefs President, Thomas Gugler, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership: “We are thrilled to join forces with Kentaur, whose dedication to quality and sustainability aligns with Worldchefs’ values. This partnership will provide our members all around the globe with access to workwear that enhances their performance and comfort, helping them to excel in their culinary pursuits.”

About Kentaur

Kentaur work wear Worldchfes

Kentaur, a Danish-based company, has been dedicated to crafting exceptional workwear since 1990. Their philosophy, “Kentaur workwear is made for people. At work,” reflects their commitment to creating garments that are not only functional and comfortable but also tailored to the unique needs of professionals. With a strong focus on ergonomics, design, and durability, Kentaur’s products support the daily work of chefs, waitstaff, and other hospitality professionals.

“Our designs and straightforward service reflect our Danish roots. We are on a journey towards making a positive impact on our industry by developing take-back solutions and encouraging our supply chain to innovate in textile development. Our high-quality products guarantee durability and longevity, even in the most challenging kitchen environments,” says Kentaur’s team.

About Worldchefs

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a federation made up of 110 national chef associations. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries years of history since its founding in 1928 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 these 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 curriculum, and the world’s first Global Culinary Certification recognizing on-the-job skillsin hospitality;
  • Networking – Worldchefs connects culinary professionals around the world through their online community platform and provides a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;
  • Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, 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.

For media inquiries or more information about the partnership, please contact Olivia Ruszczyk at [email protected].

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