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Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler Presents Humanitarian Award and Launches Millennium Humanitarian Event in Frankfurt

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16th June 2022

Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler Presents Humanitarian Award and Launches Millennium Humanitarian Event in Frankfurt

It was the most spectacular gathering with over 100,000 people in attendance as World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs) President Thomas Gugler, CEO Bernd Breiter, BigCityBeats and European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Matthias Maurer joined together in Frankfurt, Germany at the Space Club Kitchen to launch the millennium humanitarian event.

L to R Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler, Bernd Breiter CEO BigCityBeats & Matthias Maurer ESA Astronaut

During the celebration, Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler presented Bernd Breiter with the Worldchefs Humanitarian Award in recognition for his efforts and contributions toward this unprecedented global initiative for humanity in the universal languages of music and cuisine.




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, a diverse network of Worldchefs Education Partners and curriculum, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognising on-the-job skills in 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.

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