Worldchefs National Society Membership is open to one official culinary association or federation of a sovereign country.
Individual members of this association automatically become members of Worldchefs .

Worldchefs National Member benefits include:

  • Participating in Worldchefs Congresses and Continental Meetings.
  • Attending and participating in Worldchefs Culinary Competitions.
  • Custom profile on Worldchefs online platform where you can share news, events and communicate with your members.
  • Receiving Worldchefs Magazine and monthly electronic newsletters.
  • Posting your association news on the website
  • Attending Worldchefs Competition Seminars.
  • Educational opportunities.
  • Networking between member chefs across the globe.
  • Cross cultural training opportunities.
  • Participation in YoungChef activities.
  • and more!

If your country is not represented in Worldchefs and you represent an official culinary association in your country, your association is eligible for National Membership.

Here is a list and map of all of our members.

Annual National Membership fee: €900


Affiliate Society Membership constitutes a temporary, non-voting, fee-paying membership status not to exceed a five-year period. This provision would allow developing associations in new countries to become part of the WORLDCHEFS family and, at a later point, become a National Society Member.

Annual Affiliate Membership fee: €300


As a federation, Worldchefs does not have individual membership.
However, you can be a part of the Worldchefs community by signing up for your free Worldchefs account.

Join the Worldchefs community and benefit from the following:

  • Connect with 500,000+ Worldchefs members and hospitality professionals around the globe
  • Find 35,000+ jobs worldwide
  • Get in touch with 6,000+ employers globally
  • Tell your story and get discovered with a personal profile
  • Gain industry insights, career advice, and tips from industry experts


Associations that wish to become members of WORLDCHEFS are eligible for associate membership providing they have a recommendation from the official WORLDCHEFS Member Association of their country. Applications for admission for a WORLDCHEFS Associate Membership must be made to the Board of Directors, who will, based on the criteria, vote on its acceptance. Associate Members have no voting rights and pay a current annual fee to WORLDCHEFS. Associate Members will be listed on the official WORLDCHEFS list on Other benefits include receiving WORLDCHEFS information and the ability to participate in WORLDCHEFS Congresses and other WORLDCHEFS events. Associate members may apply for the use of the WORLDCHEFS Associate membership logo.

Annual Associate Membership fee: €1.200


Worldchefs Global Education Network is an alliance of more than 105 Education Partners and training programs worldwide. Encompassing over 50,000 hospitality educators, students, and alumni, the Network is united by a shared commitment to empowering the next generation of industry leaders.

Education Partners must be pre-approved, fulfilling the application criteria for Recognition of Quality Culinary Education (link to criteria).

Worldchefs Education Partner benefits include:

Annual Education Partnership fee: €1.200


As a corporate member you are supporting education and development of culinary professionals worldwide. Applications for admission for a WORLDCHEFS Corporate Membership must be made to the Board of Directors, who will, based on the criteria, vote on its acceptance. Corporate Members have no voting Worldchefs

WORLDCHEFS Corporate Member benefits include:

  • Company receives a Corporate Member Certificate and plaque
  • Company profile featured on the Worldchefs website in the member section
  • Company logo to be listed as Corporate Member in Worldchefs website member section and in Worldchefs Magazine
  • Company has opportunity to propose 1 monthly news to Worldchefs website news
  • Company has preferential rates for Worldchefs Congress delegate fee (30% discount of full rate)
  • Company has preferential rates on booth space at Worldchefs Congress & Expo (15% discount of full rate)
  • Company is invited to participate at Worldchefs Village organised at major culinary shows (additional cost applies)

Annual Corporate Membership fee: €5.000

If you want to be even more involved in Worldchefs Programs, join us as a partner:


Worldchefs provides exceptional sponsorship opportunities for prominent visibility to a captivated audience of culinary professionals throughout 110 member countries.

Worldchefs Partnerships offers your brand:

  • Access to a targeted network of chefs
  • Exposure in over 110 countries
  • Presence at premier culinary events and competitions globally
  • Exposure to opinion leaders and authorities on food
  • Partner in important educational culinary programs
  • Partner in social responsibility initiatives including humanitarian efforts, innovation in sustainability, and poverty alleviation.

Worldchefs Corporate Partnership benefits include:

  • A Worldchefs Corporate Member Certificate and plaque
  • Company profile featured on the Worldchefs website in the sponsor section
  • Company logo included on Worldchefs assets, including email signature and webpages
  • Company logo included in Worldchefs Magazine print and digital issues
  • Opportunity to propose 1 monthly news article to Worldchefs website and e-newsletter with social media support
  • 1 Complimentary VIP invitation to attend the Worldchefs Congress & Expo
  • Preferential rates for additional delegates for Worldchefs Congress (30% discount of full rate)
  • Preferential rates on booth space at Worldchefs Congress & Expo (15% discount of full rate)
  • Company is invited to participate at Worldchefs Village organized at major culinary shows (exclusive for partners at additional cost)


Worldchefs has various partnership opportunities that can be tailor made to your needs.

Our current programs include:

To know more about our partnership and our programs, feel free to contact us and discuss further your specific needs and wishes.

Premium Partners

Electrolux Professional
Electrolux Food Foundation
Nestle Professional
Dilmah Tea

Global Partners

Custom Culinary
Quantum Pro
Le Nouveau Chef
AMT The World Best Pan
Koppert Cress
Les vergers Boiron
Q Industries

Collaborative Partners

Andy Mannhart
Birra Morena
Alshaya Group
Bon Vivant
Monte Vibiano
At-Sunrice DigiChef
SDG2 Advocacy Hub
Torribera Mediterranean Center
City & Guilds
Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
Zero Hunger
Chef's Roll
World Gastronomy Institute