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Wales pressing ahead with plans to host world’s top chefs in October
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Wales, 05th March 2021
WALES, 3rd of March 2021 – Wales pressing ahead with plans to host world’s top chefs in October
Organisers have confirmed that plans for a prestigious four-day culinary event, which will attract the world’s best chefs to compete in Wales in October, are progressing at full speed.
The Worldchefs Global Chefs Challenge, which comprises three competitions, will be held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport from October 23-26.
The only major Worldchefs event organised this year, the Global Chefs Challenge is being hosted by the Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) and its partners, the International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales), the Celtic Manor Resort and the Welsh Government.
The CAW has appointed professional conference organiser Worldspan to organise the globalevent. The company has a wealth of experience, delivering 5,000 events across 84 countries.
Sophie Morris, Worldspan’s managing director, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Culinary Association of Wales as hosts of the Global Chefs Challenge. From our HQ in North Wales, we are celebrating almost 50 years of delivering events and experiences for our clients.
“To support this event, showcasing the best of Welsh food and drink, on our home ground is a privilege. Our team looks forward to supporting CAW as they welcome the world to Wales.”
CAW president Arwyn Watkins, OBE, said the decision to press ahead with the event was a massive vote of confidence in Wales by Worldchefs, which represents more than 12 million chefs from 108 countries worldwide.
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