WORLDCHEFS COMPETITION ENDORSEMENT

The World Association of Chefs Societies, or WORLDCHEFS in short, is a global network of chefs associations first founded in October 1928 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The venerable Auguste Escofier was named the first Honorary President. Today, this global body has over 100 official member chefs associations that represent 10 million professionals worldwide.

TAKING YOUR COMPETITION AROUND THE WORLD
Working in partnership with WorldChefs, the leading global culinary authority, provides exceptional opportunities for prominent visibility to a captivated audience of culinary professionals worldwide.

A QUALITY LABEL FOR YOUR COMPETITION

To ensure that culinary competitions are fair to all competitors, it is essential to apply the same set of rules and guidelines throughout. The WORLDCHEFS Culinary Rules are updated on a regular basis in order to comply with new trends and technology.

A Committee, representing all WORLDCHEFS Continents, meets regularly on an ongoing basis to develop universal guidelines and criteria that can be easily understood and practically implemented to achieve a consistent global standard. It is vitally important that all culinary competitions follow and use these rules to ensure these standards are maintained

THE BENEFITS OF WORLDCHEFS ENDORSMENT

Use global standards of rules and procedures to achieve a fair and consistent level judging.

Become internationally recognized by the competition chefs of the world. Promotion of your competition on worldchefs.org and WORLDCHEFS Magazine.

Use WORLDCHEFS logo and the mention “WORLDCHEFS Endorsed Competition” on your promotional material.

Access a list of trained and approved culinary judges worldwide. Get advice and guidance to better org

SETTING THE STANDARDS FOR CULINARY COMPETITIONS

As the global voice and authority on food the World Association of Chefs Societies is pleased to offer endorsement of culinary competitions of all levels worldwide. To gain this prestigious recognition, competition organizers must submit applications for approval and fulfill requirements according to the Culinary Competitions Rules minimum standards.

One important thing to know is that the size of the competition is not a factor in receiving this recognition; it is the quality, structure and passion used to put it in place which counts the most.

The participation of competitors in culinary competitions can make a difference for the future of gastronomy but, more importantly, the decision by organizers to get a competition endorsed by WORLDCHEFS can guarantee the competitors will receive proper recognition worldwide, having competed at high standard levels

Anyone that gets the opportunity to take part in a competition endorsed by WORLDCHEFS will feel privileged to be a part of the global voice on cooking.

CULINARY COMPETITION COMMITTEE

The Worldchefs President appoints Culinary Competition Committee members.Their role is to realize and apply international regulations adapting these, where necessary, according to circumstances and conditions.

No alterations, as they relate to the rules, can be made without the written approval of the Culinary Competition Committee and the Worldchefs Board.

The Culinary Competition Committee consists of representatives from the Worldchefs Continental Areas and are all Worldchefs Approved Judges as required. For a full list of the current committee members, visit the Worldchefs website at www.worldchefs.org.

Organizers of culinary competitions may approach the committee members directly

APPLY FOR A WORLDCHEFS ENDORSEMENT

An Endorsed competitions must be organized by WORLDCHEFS or a National Association of WORLDCHEFS and can be in conjuction with a company engaged by either of the two parties.

The following Rules apply, in conjuction with other Culinary Competition Rules as defined by the WORLDCHEFS Culinary Competition Committee.

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CONDITIONS & BENEFITS

GLOBAL

5.000 €

Minimum 16 National teams following WORLDCHEFS rules and standards

3 WORLDCHEFS observer judges must be invited by the organizer (2 for Hot Kitchen/Culinary Art and 1 for Pastry).

Competition Management System Included*

INTERNATIONAL

2.500 €

Minimum 10 National teams following WORLDCHEFS rules and standards.

2 WORLDCHEFS observer judges must be invited by the organizer.

CONTINENTAL

1.000 €

No minimum. Rules according to WORLDCHEFS rules and standards.

2 WORLDCHEFS observer judges must be invited by the organizer

NATIONAL

500 €

No minimum. Worldchefs rules and standards.

*Competition management system includes online registration interface. Set up and shipping of server and up to 60 tablets. Free distance technical support from 9:00 - 17:00 CET. (50 euros/hour cost applies outside this period.)Free on site technical support during competition hours (Travel, accommodation and meal allowance of 100 euros/day to be born by organizer).

OTHER BENEFITS

Organizers have the right to use WORLDCHEFS logo on all communication material, diplomas and awards.

WORLDCHEFS will provide a dedicated web page where organizers can submit all related information prior and post competition.

WORLDCHEFS will promote this culinary competition to all WORLDCHEFS members via their website event calendar and newsletter.

Organizers can submit articles monthly to WORLDCHEFS news and e-newsletter.

Results with images may be published on the competition page, in news and e-newsletter.

Evaluation sheets and scoring sheets can be downloaded from WORLDCHEFS web site.

WORDLCHEFS provides an updated list of A, B, Regional and Observer judges in the following categories: Culinary Arts, Pastry, Community Kitchen and Carving.

SELECTION OF THE JURY

  • In Global, International, Continental competitions, the jury members for National, Senior and Junior teams must be a Wordlchefs certified A judge. For Regional teams and Individuals, the jury members can be a B judge if he/she has a jury experience in several countries.
  • The chairman of a group of juries must be a Wolrdchefs certified A judge.
  • If possible, the group of juries should indicate at least one memberfrom each participating country.

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Possibility to Invite Worldchefs President at opening and/or closing ceremony.
  • Possibility to use the Woldchefs’ Competition Management System (Digital Judging) for more secure and time efficient judging. (contact us for details).

EXTENDED COMMUNICATION COLLABORATION

  • Worldchefs provides a social media push: facebook and twitter.
  • Worldchefs provides 2 x editorial space in WORLDCHEFS magazine both before and after the competition. (Organiser must submit proofread texts and high resolutions images within the editorial deadlines). - OPTIONAL
  • Worldchefs provides a full page advertisement in WORLDCHEFS magazine pre-competition. - OPTIONAL
  • Organiser provides a fully furnished booth for Worldchefs at the event. - OPTIONAL

*For the optional service please contact Worldchefs Office for more information.

ORGANISERS OBLIGATIONS

  • Organiser must comply with competition rules as defined by the Worldchefs Culinary Competition Committee and stipulated in the Official Judge Handbook that can be found on www.worldchefs.org.

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