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September 25, 2018

Luexpo : une coupe du monde culinaire avec 45 nations !
Le quotidien

Du 24 au 28 novembre, dans les halls de Luxexpo, 45 nations s’affronteront lors d’Expogast, concours de gastronomie mondial. Avec 30 équipes nationales, 15 équipes nationales juniors, et 15 équipes dans la catégorie «restauration collective», ce ne sont pas moins de 45 nations qui seront représentées lors d’Expogast. Cette 13e édition de la Coupe du monde culinaire Villeroy & Boch se déroulera du 24 au 28 novembre, dans les halls de Luxexpo The Box. «L’occasion de donner une nouvelle visibilité au Luxembourg, pour un évènement qui rayonne dans le monde», assure Francine Closener, secrétaire d’État à l’Économie.

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September 24, 2018

World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival
IFCA

World Cultural Culinary Heritage Committee This committee was formed in 2017 with members from 16 countries chaired by Chef Manjit Gill. The objective of the Committee is to promote ethnic cuisines and cultural heritage of the nations of the world. The committee is responsible to gather and preserve our age-old culinary techniques, recipes, cooking styles and pass on the traditional knowledge and indigenous genetic resources are to be kept in mind at all times. There is an earnest need to preserve this aspect of culture and amalgamate it with modern science to work towards environmental conservation.

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September 24, 2018

Global chefs are flying to this food hub in India
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September 24, 2018

MILTOS KAROUMBAS CANDIDATE FOR WORLDCHEFS PRESIDIUM.
Chef Miltos

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September 17, 2018

3rd Annual Chefs Conclave & Awards organised at Chitkara University Read more http://www.chandigarhcitynews.com/3rd-annual-chefs-conclave-awards-organised-at-chitkara-university/
Chandigarh City News

The biggest annual event of the culinary fraternity – CAFR 3rd Chefs Conclave & Awards was organised today at Chitkara University in association with Chefs Association of Five Rivers CAFR. The theme of the event held today was “SaptaSindhu”. Hosted by Chitkara University with the intention to express its acknowledgement and support to Chefs and Entrepreneurs, who have made consistent efforts to put the Indian cuisine on the world culinary map, the event was a huge success with celebrity Chefs from all over the country participating in it. Many dignitaries at the event claimed this to be an excellent opportunity to show support and appreciation for the culinary fraternity. Read more http://www.chandigarhcitynews.com/3rd-annual-chefs-conclave-awards-organised-at-chitkara-university/

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September 17, 2018

Team India at Worldchefs Congress 2018
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September 17, 2018

Worldchefs’ congress on Oct 12-14 in Amritsar
Cypto News

The World Cultural Culinary Heritage Committee, under the aegis of the World Association of Chefs' Societies (WorldChefs), will hold the first edition of the World Heritage Cuisine Summit and food festival from October 12-14 at the Qila Gobindgarh in Amritsar.

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September 17, 2018

Chef Manjit Gill helms World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival at Qila Gobindgarh in Amritsar
Cityair News

Chandigarh, September 14, 2018: The recently instituted World Cultural Culinary Heritage Committee, under the aegis of World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs), will hold the first edition of the World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival from 12-14 October, 2018 at Qila Gobindgarh in Amritar. The Summit, hosted by the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA), will celebrate traditional cuisine with live demonstrations, food tastings, presentations, panel discussions, master classes and Q&A sessions by chefs from around the world in the holy city. It will focus on inculcating appreciation for food culture and traditions, as much as, good food habits and sustainable practices. The event will also witness the launch of the Chefs’ Manifesto outlining hunger removal initiatives undertaken and sustainability development goals. Chef Thomas Gugler, Chairman, World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs) will be the guest of honour. It was announced at a programme held at Chandigarh Press Club here today.

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September 13, 2018

In Punjab's food capital, international chefs to showcase culinary art
DailyHunt

Amritsar has always been famous for its rich food, but when international-level chefs descend on this Sikh holy city next month to fill the city with the aroma of their food art, it will be a culinary treat of a different kind.Chefs from at least 40 countries are expected to participate in the World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival 2018 being held at the historic Gobindgarh Fort in Amritsar from October 12 to 14. The event is an initiative of the World Cultural Culinary Heritage Committee of the World Association of Chefs Societies or WorldChefs."Two chefs from each of these 40 countries will present their heritage culinary art skills, share their knowledge and make Live demonstrations," Chef Manjit Singh Gill, Corporate Chef, ITC Hotels, and chairman of WorldChefs (which has 12 million chefs across 108 member-nations), told IANS here Additionally, two chefs from at least 20 Indian states will also display and demonstrate their skills and knowledge.The focus of the event will be on traditional food from the states and other countries."The chefs will show case the best of their ethnic food and heritage and the philosophy of food. There will also be a Chefs' Parade to the Golden Temple followed by lunch and langar presentation," Gill said."Seekers of authentic culinary experiences will be delighted at this first event of its kind in India. It will cater to all manner of palates -- the regular foodie, the one with an adventurous taste-bud, the gourmet, and the epicurean. What's cooking, you ask? A celebration of long-standing food traditions showcased by reputed chefs from India and around the world," he added."Tradition is our identity. Culture and heritage ensures a history, a past, a present and certainly a future," Gill added.It is for the first time that in international food event on such a scale is being held in India.Presented alongside the Master Chefs' recipes' will be age-old techniques from across Punjab.Gill, the Founder-Pesident of the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations and a highly acclaimed chef with over four decades of excellence in the culinary profession, is among the torch-bearers of various global initiatives like Chefs Manifesto SDGs -- Sustainable Development Goals. He was recently bestowed the prestigious Escoffier Medal, considered the Nobel Prize of the culinary world, and became the only Asian to have received it."The chefs' aim is to cook and create happiness with his tasty food, they bridge the gap between the farm and fork by influencing what we grow, what we put on our plates and how we think and talk about food. If chefs take a lead in sustainability issues - such as tackling food waste and sustainable sourcing, diners, farmers, business and even government will follow," Gill said.The audience at the Amritsar food event will comprise students, chefs and food enthusiasts. Though open to the public, the show will be ticketed.Chef Gill, himself a Sikh with roots from Punjab, stated: "Punjabi cuisine is wholesome and fragrant. Prepared with indulgent dollops of ghee (clarified butter) and home- churned butter, it is flavourful and rich in spices. Centuries-long Persian, Afghan, Greek and Mongol influences have ensured the cuisine is robust and earthy, rich and exotic, all at the same time. Indian barbeque or 'tandoori' is probably one of the oldest forms of outdoor cooking. Called 'bhatthi', it is now a staple in Punjab."

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September 13, 2018

Eat, Pray, Learn
JUZLAB

Chef Manjit Gill supervises the kitchen It promises to be a culinary showcase that goes beyond borders and boundaries, bringing under one roof chefs from 50 countries, who will present their heritage culinary skills, share knowledge, present live demonstrations and celebrate world culinary heritage. The World Heritage Cuisine Summit and Food Festival, which is scheduled at the historic Qila Gobindgarh in Amritsar, is being organised by the World Chefs Cultural Heritage Committee that is chaired by the legendary Chef Manjit Gill. The three-day event has been designed to showcase traditional food customs from around the world and India and participants will include over 200 delegates, including celebrity chefs, from India and overseas. The audience will comprise students, chefs and food enthusiasts and the schedule between October 11 and 15 will comprise live demonstrations and panel discussions by industry experts. It will be inaugurated by the Tourism Minister of Punjab and end with a gala dinner. Chef Manjit Gill talks about the philosophy and flavour of the festival.

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