WORLDCHEFS GLOBAL CULINARY CERTIFICATION

THE NEW PLATFORM HAS ARRIVED!

Worldchefs, in partnership with City & Guilds, has developed the first Global Culinary Certification in the world. Chefs, cooks and culinary educators can now have their skills and industry experience recognised through our Global Professional Certification.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The new WORLDCHEFS Global Culinary Certification reflects the typical career progression within the industry. There are nine professional titles, which can be achieved through the certification.

You can find out more by scrolling down on this page. But BEFORE you do that make sure you read the Introduction to the WorldChefs Global Culinary Certification.

You can simply apply online and provide the required evidence which focuses on the skills and knowledge you use while at work.

WHY BE A CERTIFIED CHEF ?

  • INDUSTRY RECOGNITION: Get your skills and experience certified to the standard set by industry.
  • INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY: The Worldchefs global certification helps you gain access to jobs worldwide.
  • CAREER PROGRESSION: The nine levels are crucial in the assessment of your career’s stages.
  • STAND OUT: Show your commitment to learning and developing your talent.
  • EMPLOYABILITY: Make it easier for employers to understand your skills and experience.
  • GLOBAL NETWORK: Connect with peers and employers through the largest network of chefs in the world.

Worldchefs Certified Master Chef (WCMC)

A professional chef who creates innovative dishes of exceptional quality and has achieved an award or certification which is considered to be a benchmark for culinary excellence. The holder of this title has a minimum of ten years of professional cooking experience and is employed as an executive chef, corporate executive chef (or equivalent) or runs own business.

Application fee: 350 €

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Worldchefs Certified Master Pastry Chef (WCMPC)

A professional pastry chef who creates innovative pasty, bakery and dessert products of exceptional quality and has achieved an award or certification which is considered to be a benchmark for pastry excellence. The holder of this title has a minimum of ten years of professional pastry and baking experience and is employed as an executive pastry chef, corporate executive pastry chef (or equivalent) or runs own business.

Application fee: 350 €

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Worldchefs Certified Culinary Educator (WCCE)

A professional educator in a teaching or lecturing position who has a minimum of ten years of documented education and industry experience, including a minimum of four years of full-time teaching experience (or equivalent). The holder of this title works in an accredited school, college or other educational institution.

Application fee: 350 €

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Worldchefs Certified Executive Chef (WCEC)

A professional chef, with a minimum of seven years of professional cooking experience, who is the head of multiple food service outlets within an operation. The holder of this title is employed as an executive chef, corporate executive chef (or equivalent) or runs own business.

Application fee: 300 €

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Worldchefs Certified Chef de Cuisine (WCCC)

A professional chef, with a minimum of seven years of professional cooking experience, who is responsible for planning and supervising the food production, management and development of staff and kitchen management. A Chef de Cuisine may also be referred to as a Head Chef of a professional kitchen.

Application fee: 250 €

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Worldchefs Certified Pastry Chef (WCPC)

A professional pastry chef or baker who is responsible for producing pastry, baking and dessert products and managing pastry staff. The holder of this title is employed as a pastry chef, corporate pastry chef (or equivalent) or runs own business and has a minimum of seven years of professional pastry and baking experience, including two years as the head pastry chef.

Application fee: 250 €

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Worldchefs Certified Sous Chef (WCSC)

A professional chef who is responsible for supervising an entire area of the kitchen or assisting the chef in managing the entire food service operation. The holder of this title reports directly to the Chef de Cuisine or Executive Chef and has a minimum of five years of professional cooking experience, including a minimum of two years as a sous chef.

Application fee: 160 €

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Worldchefs Certified Chef de Partie (WCCP)

A professional chef (de Partie), with a minimum of three years of cooking experience under the direction of a sous chef or head chef, who is responsible for one or more designated sections in the kitchen such as grill, sauce corner, larder and/or pastry corner.

Application fee: 120 €

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Worldchefs Certified Professional Cook (Commis Chef)

A professional cook, with a minimum of three years of cooking experience, who performs a variety of basic cooking or baking tasks in a food service operation, under the supervision of a professional chef.

Application fee: 60 €

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Find out if you are eligible for Fast Track Certification!

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Download the Worldchefs Global Culinary Certification Handbook

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If you encounter any issues please contact: education@worldchefs.org

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