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Worldchefs Renews Longstanding Partnership with Sterling White Halibut AS

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13th January 2023

Worldchefs Renews Longstanding Partnership with Sterling White Halibut AS

  • Sterling White Halibut AS, the leading global supplier of farmed halibut, has renewed as a Global Partner of Worldchefs.
  • Since 2001, Sterling has brought high quality halibut from the deep fjords of western Norway to Michelin-starred restaurants and culinary competition arenas across the globe, investing in culinary professionals and supporting the next generation of industry talent.
  • Learn more about Worldchefs partnership opportunities at www.worldchefs.org/partnership.

Paris, 13 of January 2023 – Worldchefs has renewed their longstanding partnership with Sterling White Halibut AS, the leading global supplier of farmed halibut. Since 2001, Sterling has brought high-quality halibut from the deep fjords of western Norway to Michelin-starred restaurants and culinary competition arenas across the globe.

Headquartered in Hjelmeland, Ryfylke, Sterling’s production facilities are dotted along the Norwegian coast, with a hatchery in Rørvik, Trøndelag, a growing facility in Vindafjord, Rogaland, and sea facilities in Hjelmeland. A fully integrated aquaculture company, Sterling offers premium halibut products bred and raised in the cold crystal-clear waters of Ryfylke in Rogaland, tended to for four to five years, and handled with the utmost care.

Sterling White Halibut invests in skills development, with a special focus on young chefs and apprentices. With pride in their product, Sterling organizes Sterling Academies and to help train the upcoming generation of chefs to deliver the optimal taste experience. Sterling also helps to provide opportunities for skills enhancement in competition, sponsoring several international competitions, including Worldchefs’ Global Chefs Challenge. Sterling ® halibut has been named an official ingredient of the Global Chefs Challenge, as well as Bocuse d’Or Asia and Europe. Norway’s own Aron Espeland, 2022’s winner of the Global Young Chefs Challenge, also took home the award for Best Fish Global Young Chefs Challenge.

Aron Espeland’s (Norway) Global Young Chefs Challenge-winning dish featuring Sterling ® halibut.

“Our relationship between Sterling and Worldchefs is very strong, and we have had very good cooperation for many years. Worldchefs has opened many new possibilities for us all over the world and they are a very professional organization that always supports us as a sponsor,” says Thomas Torstensen, Sterling’s Sales Director of Norway, UK and USA. “We are proud to be a part of Worldchefs and we look forward to supporting each other for many years to come.”

“We highly value our collaboration with Sterling White Halibut,” says Ragnar Fridriksson, Worldchefs Managing Director. “We are thrilled to be a part of their story and commitment to investing in culinary professionals and supporting the next generation of industry leaders.” 

For more information about Sterling, visit https://sterlingwhitehalibut.com/en

Grow your brand and business by affiliating with the leading global culinary association. Learn more about Worldchefs partnership opportunities at www.worldchefs.org/partnership.

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ABOUT WORLDCHEFS

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 recognizing 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.

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.worldchefs.org.

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