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September 18, 2017

Dubai hosts 6 key trade shows today
SAUDI GAZETTE

DUBAI — Hospitality and F&B decision makers from across the Middle East, North Africa and the Indian sub-continent are in Dubai this week, to attend Dubai International Hospitality Week (DIHW), the largest hotel and food service event to ever take place in the region which opens its doors today (Monday).

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September 16, 2017

I admire the strength, range of vegetarian cuisine in India
SUNDAY GUARDIAN LIVE

In his journey from a chef of a high-end restaurant to a culinary educator, Chef Christopher Koetke has established himself as the master of food and flavours.

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September 9, 2017

KZN chef stars in #Unilever Chef of the Year competition
IOL

Durban - The Unilever chef of the year competition concluded in Durban this week with Durban’s Deon Kemp, owner of Butler’s Restaurant in Hillcrest, scooping second place.

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September 7, 2017

KLCC meets with WorldChefs team ahead of next year’s congress
CIM NEWS MAGAZINE

The biennial event gathers culinary heavyweights from around the world to discuss developments in the culinary field and compete in the Worldchefs Global Chefs Challenge. A trade show component showcases the latest products in the global food and beverage industry.

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September 5, 2017

Nestle Professional and WACS to pilot World Chef Academy program from India this year
HOSPITALITY BIZ INDIA

Nestle Professional, the global leaders in food and beverage solutions for the food service businesses, has joined hands with World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS), the global body of Chefs, to launch a virtual digital academy to enable youngsters to gain professional certification in culinary art. This online training academy will be piloted in India in December this year, before officially launching the same at the World Chef Congress in Kuala Lumpur in July, 2018.

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September 1, 2017

SriLankan Catering reign at Culinary Expo 2017
COLOMBOPAGE

Aug 31, Colombo: The highly skilled and experienced team at SriLankan Catering (SLC) bagged no less than 29 medals (7 Golds, 10 Silvers and 12 Bronzes) at Culinary Art Expo 2017, the premier international exhibition and competition organized by the Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka that was held for the 17th time in Colombo recently.

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August 18, 2017

Achieving a milestone
THE STAR

Since its establishment in 2006, Cilantro Culinary Academy has been steadfast in its mission to guide youths to become accomplished professionals in both culinary and pastry throughout Malaysia.

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August 12, 2017

A Taste of Donegal Food Festival set to return later this month
DONEGAL NOW

From humble beginnings Taste of Donegal Food Festival now attracts Food Lovers from all over the world to our beautiful tented village on the Pier in Donegal Town with the backdrop of the Blue Stack Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.

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August 11, 2017

Iceland is home to some of the most dedicated and talented chefs on the planet
FOOD IN CANADA

Just five and a half hours flight from Toronto, Iceland is a busy tourist destination these days. One in five people on this Nordic island is a tourist, making tourism the number-one industry, followed by fishing. The 103,000-sq.-km island, population 338,000, is home to some of the most dedicated and talented chefs on the planet. I met up with five of them in my travels around Iceland.

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August 11, 2017

Worldchefs headed for KL next year
STAR2

A thousand chefs from around the world will be descending upon Kuala Lumpur next year for the Worldchefs Congress & Expo from July 11 to 14, following a successful bid by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).

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August 9, 2017

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau
FOOD MALAYSIA

Malaysia is set to boost its international presence as a culinary paradise as chefs from more than 100 countries are set to convene in Kuala Lumpur next year for the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 to address food trends and share on emerging food culture from around the world.

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August 8, 2017

Asian taster as Malaysia prepares to host Worldchefs Congress 2018
CONFERENCE & MEETINGS WORLD

Malaysia’s international image as a creative culinary powerhouse has been boosted by Kuala Lumpur landing the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018. Chefs from more than 100 countries will convene in the capital next year to address food trends and share on emerging food culture from around the world.

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August 5, 2017

Chef Ali: Cooking is in my blood, but I'm more than a cook
DAILY NATION

Chef Ali Said Alamin Mandhry, or as he is popularly known Chef Ali is a celebrity chef who has been in the business for 13 years. His career extends beyond the kitchen to television cooking shows, fashion and brand ambassador for various products but the luxurious of all might just be for Chevrolet in East Africa. He spoke to Josephine Mosongo.

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July 29, 2017

Toi Ohomai Rotorua Tops in Culinary Stakes
SCOOP

A team from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in Rotorua fought off fierce competition from around the country to win the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or student culinary competition.

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July 28, 2017

Indian Cuisine Raises the International Culinary Bar in Las Vegas
THEDAILYMEAL

With a growing Indian population in Las Vegas along with a vibrant interest in vegetarian and vegan options in dining, several new restaurants have opened up within the past year.

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July 28, 2017

Nestlé Professional continues to support Sri Lankan Chefs and uplift culinary industry
DAILYMIRROR

Nestlé Professional, Nestlé’s out-of-home food and beverage solutions provider, has joined hands with the Chefs Guild of Lanka to become Diamond Sponsor for Culinary Art Food Expo 2017. The partnership marks Nestlé Professional’s strong long-standing commitment to help develop local culinary professionals.

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July 27, 2017

Chefs’ President Honours Reddy
FIJISUN

World Association of Chefs Society’s president Thomas Gugler said Fiji, Guam, Samoa, Vanuatu and Cook Islands were very important to the organisation.

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July 26, 2017

President of World Association of Chefs Societies visits Samoa
SOBSERVER

A certified Master Chef and global President of the World Association of Chefs Societies (W.A.C.S.), Thomas Gugler, is in Samoa.

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July 22, 2017

Maintaining Food Hygiene And Safety Norms Are Essential
PERSONNEL TODAY

On its 3rd F&B conclave and Expo on 19th July at Andaz, Delhi, BW Hotelier announced its partnership with the ICF (Indian Culinary form). Which was followed by the last session of the event, focusing on the New Directions: The Road Ahead for F&B Professionals.

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July 19, 2017

The Taylor Review was right about digital skills
PERSONNEL TODAY

The publication of the Taylor Review into modern employment practices last week called for higher quality jobs. But how we build and recognise skills needs to be moved up the agenda if workers are to compete in an increasingly digital employment market, says Chris Jones, chief executive of the City & Guilds Group.

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July 16, 2017

Minister Akbar Sees School Chef Challenge Becoming Bigger
FIJISUN

Event gave great opportunity for our young people to learn the skills needed to prepare healthy and nutritious meals.

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July 5, 2017

Linkers se convierte en la primera consultora de Chefs Matter
ECONOMIADEHOY

La iniciativa de la Asociación Mundial de Chefs de Cocina (World Chefs) ha seleccionado a Linkers para colaborar conjuntamente en la certificación de los estándares de calidad de la industria culinaria en todo el mundo.

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July 5, 2017

Linkers, primera consultora de Chefs Matter
RESTAURACION NEWS

La selectora española de Recursos Humanos Linkers ha sido elegida por World Association of Chef Societies (World Chefs) como su primera Consultora. Su labor consistirá en definir, en colaboración con la asociación, los perfiles profesionales y las habilidades que tienen que poseer los chefs que quieran acceder a la Certificación Mundial de Chefs que otorga la institución a nivel internacional.

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June 17, 2017

Cafe Culture & Chefs’ Challenge among new features at AB7’s 15th essay
FNBNEWS

Cafe Culture, Chefs’ Challenge, Learn to be a Barista and Taste of Liquid Africa are the four new features at the 15th edition of Africa’s Big Seven (AB7), which will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, between June 25 and 27, 2017.

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June 13, 2017

Makarem Ajyad Makkah wins 3 prestigious awards
SAUDI GAZETTE

JEDDAH — Makarem Ajyad Makkah has recently earned 3 awards for its distinguished services, professional team and strategic location, which contributes to strengthening its position in the hospitality industry especially in the western region.

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June 1, 2017

The Agile Kitchen of the Future
GULF GOURMET MAGAZINE

Evolving technology, changing customer preferences, environment and labour behaviour are all contributing to a change in how a kitchen operates.

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May 25, 2017

New honour is icing on the cake for the ‘marzipan queen’
CUMBERNAULD NEWS

She’s already been dubbed the ‘Marzipan Queen’ for her incredible creations.

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May 16, 2017

Wales to consider bidding for Global Chef Event after European conference success
HOSPITALITY & CATERING NEWS

Wales made such a success of hosting a major European chefs’ conference at the weekend that the nation is to consider bidding for a global event in the future. The Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) hosted delegates from 20 countries at the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) European conference at the Celtic Manor Resort on Sunday and Monday with support from the Welsh Government and Visit Wales.

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May 8, 2017

Bolton Hotel chef named for high performance squad
WELLINGTON

New Zealand is gearing up to make greater inroads into the international culinary world, with the announcement today of NZChefs’ new High Performance Squad.

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May 3, 2017

Culinary Association of Wales host World Association of Chefs’ Societies European conference at the Celtic Manor
HOSPITALITY & CATERING NEWS

The Culinary Association of Wales have announced hosting the World Association of Chefs’ Societies European conference at the Celtic Manor Resort. The event takes place on May 14 and 15. The conference will see the Presidents of over thirty national chefs’ associations attend the two-day conference, which is being supported by the Welsh Government and Visit Wales.

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April 14, 2017

Local chef to head team headed to "Culinary Olympics"
ORLANDO SENTINEL

Reimund Pitz has led a career that goes beyond being the chef-owner of one of Orlando’s most beloved restaurants, Le Coq Au Vin.

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April 10, 2017

Four master chefs earn global titles
THE STAR ONLINE

It was her passion for learning and self-improvement that prompted Choong Siew Lee to take up the National Global Master Chef Certification.

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April 6, 2017

Nestlé teach kids healthy eating on International Chefs Day
MALAYA BUSINESS INSIGHT

NESTLÉ Philippines, through its Healthy Kids program and its Nestlé Professional division, celebrated International Chefs’ Day with the LTB (Les Toques Blanches) Chefs Association and the Philippine Young Chefs Club led by Chef Fernando Aracama by teaching art on a plate to fourth grade students of Ulango Elementary School in Tanauan, Batangas.

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April 4, 2017

Decretada la cocina cubana como patrimonio inmaterial a nivel mundial
CUBAPALADAR

“Esta cocina ha mantenido sus tradiciones a lo largo de los años y es muy apreciada en nuestros eventos a nivel internacional, ya que al tener la influencia de diferentes culturas, esto le da un toque de distinción único en su sabor”, leyó Claudio Ferrer en el decreto mediante el cual la Asociación Mundial de Chefs (World Chefs Association; WCA) propone a la cocina cubana como patrimonio inmaterial a nivel mundial.

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April 4, 2017

Judges named for Saudi Arabia's inter-hotel culinary contest
TRADEARABIA NEWS SERVICE

An expert line-up of internationally and locally respected chefs will make up the official judging panel for Saudi Arabia’s first ever Inter-Hotel Culinary Competition – Mystery Box Challenge, taking place in Jeddah from today (April 4).

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April 4, 2017

Aiken chef receives elite certification
AIKEN STANDARD

The World Association of Chefs Societies' Culinary Certification Award validates chefs, cooks and culinary educators' capabilities and knowledge on a global scale.

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April 3, 2017

Declaran a la cocina cubana como Patrimonio Inmaterial del mundo
AGENCIA CUBANA DE NOTICIAS (CAN)

La Habana, 3 abr (ACN) La Asociación Mundial de Sociedades de Chefs (WorldChefs) declaró a la cocina cubana como Patrimonio Inmaterial a nivel planetario, por haber salvaguardado la identidad y continuidad de una gastronomía con profundas raíces nacionales y contribuido a promover el respeto a la diversidad cultural y creatividad humana.

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April 3, 2017

Chefs association provides $15k assistance
THE FIJI TIMES

FUNDS given by World Chefs Without Borders will be used to improve home economics programs around the country, says Education Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy.

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April 3, 2017

World Chefs Association Recognizes Merits of Cuban Cuisine
PRENSA LATINA

Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The World Association of Chefs Societies (WorldChefs) has declared the island''s cuisine a World Intangible Heritage, spokesmen of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (FACRC) reported today.

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