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July 10, 2018

The Curios Traveller talks about the International Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 comes to Kuala Lumpur
Curios Traveller

The Worldchefs Congress & Expo will be taking place in Kuala Lumpur from 11 to 14 July 2018. This international event will welcome chefs from around the world, making the Malaysian city the central hub of all gastronomic activities, with iconic speakers such as Andre Chiang (Singapore/Taiwan), Alvin Leung (Hong Kong) and Charles Carroll (USA). The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress celebrates the association’s 90 year anniversary with an extra bang this 2018, with a stellar line-up of iconic speakers, intense culinary action with the Global Chefs Challenges and a spectacular Expo with exhibitors. With iconic chefs such as Andre Chiang (chef founder of Restaurant ANDRE) and Alvin Leung (Executive Chef and co-founder of Bo Innovation) set to share their expertise and dish out tips, it’s an event that should not be missed....

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July 9, 2018

Ghanaian Chef Association to attend World Congress in Malaysia
ATQ NEWS

The Chefs Association of Ghana would participate in the World Chefs Congress in Malaysia. It is the time for Ghanaian Chefs to participate and take decision on the global stage and Ghana would be the second West Africa Countries after Liberia. The congress which comes off every two years in the worldchefs Calender is to bring the chefs, supplies, hoteliers and the industry players to competite, network. The WORLDCHEF Congress and Expo will be held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 – 14 July 2018. The WORLDCHEFS Congress is a biennial event and a hallmark tradition of the World Association of Chef’s Societies (Worldchefs). It had been organised in over 35 cities across the world throughout it’s illustrious 87- year history. It is a unique opportunity to showcase different countries cuisine, culture, traditions and its chefs and to capture the interest of the international culinary community. It welcomes influences by different cuisines, blends diverse heritages with new flavors, and endorses new ideas for healthy nutrition and taste. The congress comprises a great educational program, competitions, a trade exhibition and numerous culinary events and activities, such as the Country Presidents and the Continental Directors Meetings. We invite you to come, sense, share and learn about the future trends and challenges of chefs in the future.

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July 9, 2018

Worldchefs Academy is now live on the App Store!
APPLE

By following our basic training program and working through the lessons at your own pace, you could be ready for your first job. It is as easy as reading the lessons, watching the online training videos and/or reading the transcripts and testing your knowledge as you progress through the course, then successfully passing the final assessment. Struggle to access reliable internet connectivity? You can download the full course via the mobile app where you can access all the training resources and test your knowledge before you take the online final assessment to receive your certificate.

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July 9, 2018

World Chefs Without Borders are in Myanmar!
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July 9, 2018

World Chefs Without Borders Feeds 14,500 on Myanmar Tour
Food Service & Hospitality

YANGON, Myanmar — World Chefs Without Borders’ (WCWB) Myanmar Tour for Humanity recently took place in Yancon, marking the organization’s first Chefs Social Responsibility global event. For the event, 60 chefs from 22 National Member Societies of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WORLDCHEFS) travelled to Yangon at their own expense to raise funds alongside the Myanmar Chefs Association and cook for hunger relief. “Chefs may not be able to change lives, but with our Chefs Social Responsibility initiative, we can make a difference, says Willment Leong, WCWB chairman. “Convert your ego to sharing and it will make you not only a great chef, but also a great person.”

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July 9, 2018

Heat is on as Singapore chefs prepare to defend Culinary World Cup title
WORDPRESS

SINGAPORE - If there is one thing that TV shows like Top Chef and Iron Chef have shown, it is that cooking is far from the most stress-free task in the world, with contestants having to prepare dishes on time without cracking under pressure. For a group of seven chefs representing Singapore at the prestigious Expogast Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg later this year, there will be double the pressure due to the fact that the Republic goes into the competition as defending champions, having won the last two events in 2014 and 2010, as well as back in 1998.

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July 2, 2018

Taste of Europe Pavilion at Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018
EU VIETNAM BUSINESS NETWORK

This year, EUMCCI will take this very special European food festival to a whole new level by participating in the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018. This expo provides a focal point for up to 2,000 international delegates to meet, enhance their industry network and be inspired by the leading professionals in the business. EUMCCI expects to have 6,000 visitors, 200 exhibiting companies, 20 speakers, and 4,000 chefs from 105 countries. For exhibitors package at EUR1,550, EUMCCI includes: Approximately 6sqm (for 3 days, from 12-14 July 2018) 1 x colour printed stall, 2 x chairs, 1 x plug point Opportunity for elevator pitch within the exhibition hall [Note: Exhibitors to decorate their own booth and prepare their own disposables.] Taste of Europe Pavilion at Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018 from 12 – 14 July 2018

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June 20, 2018

Worldchefs Feeds Thousands in Ayeyarwady Delta
Myanmore

Malaysia; Iceland; China; Germany; USA; Hong Kong; Norway; Taiwan; all and more are represented in World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) Humanitarian Myanmar Tour 2018, a whirlwind cook-a-thon that fed 4,000 people outside Yangon’s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda on June 10.

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June 18, 2018

A Worldchefs Congress & Expo looks like this! Here is a teaser from the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2016 in Thessaloniki
PHOTOGRAPHY

A nice teaser from the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2016 in Thessaloniki! See you all in Kuala Lumpur for our 38th biennial Congress & Expo 2018!

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June 11, 2018

TOUR FOR HUMANITY: WORLD CHEFS WITHOUT BORDERS DONATE FOOD
MITV

With the support of Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, the World Chefs Without Borders donated foods at the Southern stairway of Shwedagon Pagoda on Sunday. This is a part of Myanmar Tour for humanity 2018 in cooperation with Myanmar Chef’s Association. World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) is a global humanitarian aid initiative by World Chefs. It focuses on undertaking initiatives to provide education, resources and aid to those in need and affected by natural disasters. Today’s event is donation of 4000 to 5000 portions of food as Chefs in Action at Shwedagon Pagoda. Chairman, World Chefs Without Borders, Willment Leong said "Actually, this is a platform created by World Chef without borders to encourage many professional chefs to participate in our CSR project. A lot of people think CSR project only for Corporate Social Responsibility but for us, world chefs without borders we called it Chef Social Responsibility. Meaning giving back to the social.” “We are total of 60 chefs come from 24 countries” … Myanmar Chef’s Association has been making donation at home and abroad. The association is recognized by World Association of Chefs as the best donor. President, Myanmar Chef’s Association, Oliver E Soe Thet said "We have our Myanmar chef those are from Mandalay, Rakhine, Nay Pyi Taw and they all came here group of 10 of 20 and we are now over 200...300 chef here.. We are here over 400 people volunteers which share the idea and happy to help and everybody excited. All around over 500 Chef here and many happy hands here and many other associations.....Friendship and unity and we carried the country together and not only meeting but a positive action and positive answer and welcome tourist to Myanmar. ..." This is the first time World Chefs Without Borders made food donation in Myanmar. Also, 60 chefs from 24 countries will keep donating foods for around 8000 people – they will also donate 8000 relief packs in Yangon from the 9th to the 13th of June.

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