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Worldchefs' 1st VEGAN Competition Seminar to be hosted in Italy

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Italy, 06th January 2020

Paris, France · 6 January 2019 · Worldchefs’ 1st VEGAN Competition Seminar to be hosted in Italy

Be part of the 1st  to experience Worldchefs’ Vegan Competition Seminar during EXPOCOOK 2020 in Palermo, Italy on February 27-28th. 

Competition Seminar instructors share techniques from both the perspective of Worldchefs Certified Judges and award-winning competitors. Participants gain an understanding of not only judging criteria but also best practices in the competition kitchen and tactics that consistently reach the highest place at the podium.

Judges: Why attend?

Keep up to date with plant-based culinary trends, and discover all the latest rules necessary to provide fair judgment during competition events.

Engage with renowned chef instructors and network with a diverse and driven class of competition chefs, aspiring judges, and influencers in the plant-based culinary space.

Current judges: All Worldchefs Certified Judges are required to attend a Competition Seminar every five years. 

Future judges: Take the first step towards becoming a Worldchefs Certified Judge. Participants receive a certificate of participation after attending a Competition Seminar. This certificate of completion is one of the mandatory requirements when submitting a Worldchefs Certified Judge application.

Competitors: Why attend?

Learn indispensable tips to excel in Vegan Competitions.

Become aware of new Vegan Competition requirements, design considerations and scoring criteria for plant-based cuisine.

Be among the first to start acquiring qualifications to become a Vegan Certified Judge.

Engage with renowned chef instructors and get inspired alongside a diverse and driven class of competition chefs, aspiring judges, and influencers in plant-based culinary arts.

Learn more about becoming a Worldchefs Certified Judge

Attending a Competition Seminar is one of the required credentials in a Certified Judge application. Keep in mind, all Certified Judges are required to attend a Competition Seminar every five years. These intensive workshops provide key information about current trends, competition rules and judging criteria, to help chefs keep up-to-date and at their best!

Attending applicable Competition Seminars is one part of the process to become a judge, and does not automatically qualify you as a Certified Judge. Applicants must fulfil additional criteria and provide evidence of support in a formal application process. To learn more about the full approval process, visit: 

Note – 2 Day Seminar Cost: 150€ (includes 2 plant-based lunches)

For more information, contact: Alessandro Laudadio, FIC at Email: mail. [email protected] or visit: Vegan Competition Seminar: Palermo

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The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, 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 these core focus areas:

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

Networking – Worldchefs provides a platform for connection to chefs around the world, and a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the preeminent biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and runs the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

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

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at


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