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Worldchefs Welcomes FAN Culinary Education as Education Partner

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25th January 2022

Worldchefs Welcomes FAN Culinary Education as Education Partner

  • Shanghai’s FAN Culinary Education has joined Worldchefs as an Education Partner.
  • FAN Culinary Education has been accepted as a Recognized School and is a part the landmark Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program officially recognizing educational institutions with a commitment to the highest standards in culinary education.
  • With a foundational “Back to Basics” approach, FAN is a destination for anyone who wants to explore their passion for the culinary arts.

Paris, 25 of January 2022 – FAN Culinary Education has joined Worldchefs as a Education partner. The partnership unites FAN Culinary Education with an international network of hospitality educators leading the future of culinary education and training.

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Accepted as a Worldchefs Recognized School, FAN Culinary Education fulfills the criteria for the Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program. Launched in 2010, the landmark Recognition of Quality Culinary Education officially recognizes educational institutions committed to the highest standards in culinary education. Recognized Schools represent excellence in culinary education on a global scale. 

Since FAN’s founding in 2017, interest in the Chinese culinary landscape has progressively grown, along with its abundant opportunities and economic value. FAN Culinary Education has expanded to build on these opportunities. Today, with its campuses in Shanghai, FAN is a destination for anyone who wants to explore their passion for the culinary arts.

At FAN Culinary Education, Founder and Director Clinton Zhu has put in years of conceptualization to develop unique teaching materials that combine both local and international cooking methods. The curriculum prepares the new generation of chefs to be extremely versatile in their skillsets.

“Worldchefs is proud to welcome FAN Culinary Education as an Education Partner. FAN’s core values of responsibility, passion, and humility resonate with our shared vision for tomorrow’s forward-thinking leaders,” says John Clancy, Worldchefs Education Director. “Together with all our Education Partners, we know that honoring the best in quality culinary education can help students proudly build a career path in the industry, and also be part of a brighter future.”

To learn more about Worldchefs Education Partners, visit



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 curriculums, 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

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