The World Association of Chefs Societies, or WORLDCHEFS in short, is a global network of chefs associations first founded in October 1928 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The venerable Auguste Escofier was named the first Honorary President. Today, this global body has over 100 official member chefs associations that represent 10 million professionals worldwide.
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To ensure that culinary competitions are fair to all competitors, it is essential to apply the same set of rules and guidelines throughout. The WORLDCHEFS Culinary Rules are updated on a regular basis in order to comply with new trends and technology.
A Committee, representing all WORLDCHEFS Continents, meets regularly on an ongoing basis to develop universal guidelines and criteria that can be easily understood and practically implemented to achieve a consistent global standard. It is vitally important that all culinary competitions follow and use these rules to ensure these standards are maintained.
An Endorsed competitions must be organized by WORLDCHEFS or a National Association of WORLDCHEFS and can be in conjuction with a company engaged by either of the two parties.
The following Rules apply, in conjuction with other Culinary Competition Rules as defined by the WORLDCHEFS Culinary Competition Committee.
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The Worldchefs President appoints Culinary Competition Committee members.Their role is to realize and apply international regulations adapting these, where necessary, according to circumstances and conditions.
No alterations, as they relate to the rules, can be made without the written approval of the Culinary Competition Committee and the Worldchefs Board.
The Culinary Competition Committee consists of representatives from the Worldchefs Continental Areas and are all Worldchefs Approved Judges as required. For a full list of the current committee members, visit the Worldchefs website at www.worldchefs.org.
Organizers of culinary competitions may approach the committee members directly
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