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Worldchefs News: Congress Cancelled, Sustainability Webinar, Judge Extension & More

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23rd April 2020
“If kitchens are the heartbeat of the home, restaurants are the heartbeat of the nation.”
Chef Kwame Onwuachi, Independent Restaurant Coalition
This is an unprecedented time for our world and our industry. But through it all, what we’ve seen from our community is an inspiration. Cooking for those on the front lines, joining voices to advocate for the collective, sharing recipes and messages of hope: together, one heartbeat.

Worldchefs wishes you all health, hope, and resilience during this time. Read on for news, resources, and ways to get involved.
Worldchefs Board of Directors announced that the 2020 Worldchefs Congress been cancelled due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. For those already registered to attend the Congress, Worldchefs will be providing a 100% refund for all registration fees. An alternate venue to host the 2020 Global Chef Challenge final will be announced when details are confirmed. For more information, read the official statement here.
Now more than ever, online networking is so important. Have you joined the new Worldchefs online community? With a Worldchefs profile, you can connect with +500,000  Worldchefs members and hospitality professionals, search jobs, get advice, and more. Stay connected to your professional community. Create your account within seconds at or school? Your profile is already created! Search for your country here
Worldchefs and our Feed the Planet partners have developed a free webinar to help our community bolster their resumes and bring sustainable practices to foodservice. Join Chef Chris Koetke beginning next week for a 7-day series on Sustainability Education for Culinary Professionals. Learn more and register here. This webinar is the introductory version of Worldchefs Sustainability Education for Culinary Professionals. Apply to deliver the full version at your schools or workplace here.
The Myanmar Chefs Association has been working tirelessly to help provide donated food to people in need, including doctors and patients, amid COVID-19. They have already delivered 3.8 million kyat of food for donation. Thank you for all that you do!
Worldchefs Certified Judges: Extension on Licenses
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Singapore’s Top Chefs Launch Video Campaign On Hand Hygiene
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COVID-19 Resource Hub
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Coronavirus Guide for the F&B Industry
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Friedr. Dick’s AJAX chef‘s knife from the 1905 series was honoured with two awards: the “KitchenInnovation of the Year® 2020” consumer award and the “DINEUS Grand Tableware Award” in the category Cooking & Baking. 
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Webinar: Sustainability Education for Culinary Professional
15 to 17 & 20 to 23 April
Location: Online
Register here

Culinary Arts & Hot Kitchen Competition Seminar: Edmonton
31 May
Location: Canada

For more information and to see the full event calendar,
click here
WCWB CSR Siem Reap Cambodia 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus
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