WORLDCHEFS National 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 member benefits include:

  • Participating in WORLDCHEFS Congresses and Continental Meetings.
  • Attending and participating in WORLDCHEFS Culinary Competitions.
  • Receiving monthly electronic newsletters.
  • Posting association news on the website
  • Attending WORLDCHEFS Judging Seminars.
  • Educational opportunities.
  • Networking between member chefs across the globe.
  • Cross cultural training opportunities.
  • Participation in Junior Chef 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: €750


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

Join the WORLDCHEFS community and benefit from the following:

  • Promote your skills.
  • Receive targeted job opportunities.
  • Access online resources.
  • Connect with chefs worldwide.


Affiliate 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 regular member.

Annual Affiliate Membership fee: €200


Companies, culinary institutions and associations that wish to become members of WORLDCHEFS are eligible for corporate or 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. Corporate/Associate Members have no voting rights and pay a current annual fee to WORLDCHEFS. Corporate/Associate Members will be listed on the official WORLDCHEFS list on Other benefits include receiving WACS information and the ability to participate in WORLDCHEFS Congresses and other WORLDCHEFS events. Corporate/ Associate members may apply for the use of the WORLDCHEFS Corporate/Associate membership logo.

Annual Corporate/Associate Membership fee: €1.000

If you wish to apply please download the brochure below.

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