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Gissur Gudmundsson

My experience

2008 -

Gissur Gudmundsson is a certified master chef CMC and is serving as the World Association of chefs Societies (WACS) president from 2008. He was born and raised in a small fishing village in the extraordinary West Fjords of Iceland.

2004 -

From 2004, he served as Continental Director for the Northern European member countries of WACS until his election.
Chef Gudmundsson has also held several other leadership positions in culinary associations

2000 -

In 2000, he became President of the Icelandic Chef Association, a position he held until 2006. In 2003, he was elected President of the Nordic Chef Association (NKF).

1995 -

From 1995 to 1997, Gudmundsson was Director for the only private culinary school in Iceland. From 1999 to 2007, he worked as Promotion Manager for the Bocuse D’Or Icelandic candidates and also worked closely with all of the Nordic Culinary Teams.

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my education qualifications

2013 -

Honorary Life President of the Nordic Chefs Association
 Cordon Bleu from the Icelandic Chefs Association.
 Cordon Rouge from the Nordic Chefs Association
 Honorary Member of the Canadian Chefs Association
 Honorary Member of the Emirates Culinary Guild