April 20, 2018

World Chefs Without Borders – Motivation & Inspiration “ How to Become a Great Professional Chef” by Willment Leong

World Chefs Without Borders – Motivation & Inspiration “ How to Become a Great Professional Chef” by Willment Leong


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, DATE: 14th April 2018


Active restaurant chefs, Culinary lecturers & students


Chef Jackson feed back “Memorable inspiration no chef should have big ego; prepared to work hard; plan for your career and learn from the great chef”


On 13th April 2018, we had witness a group of 20-30 Malaysia chefs preparing 600 diners raising fund to purchase culinary equipment and utensils for poor students in their naked kitchen. This will enhance the teaching result for the volunteer lecturers in the years to come where many Malaysian can be benefited. Some volunteers had to drove back 300km to work on the next day after their event by 10.30pm, some chefs travel to airport for another charity event, chef volunteers skip work and close their restaurant cause to their equipment and staffs had to move to the charity event. M.A.D Modern Art Delicate Culinary Chef Club Malaysia had done a great deed to make a different for other life even in a adverse situation.


14th April 2018


World Chefs Without Borders Culinary workshop where we have chefs from Johor, Malacca, Penang, Ipoh…the distance apart is few hundred kilometres. A new venue been select to suite our WCWB object; cost of rental is footed by Willment Leong & KKYau after they pay themselves here.

Willment passionately present the 3 hours program to inspire attendees how to be a successful chef with passion WCWB way, a full house!!!

The great chef mentality; How to plan for career path from apprentice to great chef, Celebrity chef, Corporate chef, research chef and choice is many. The summary is this world has no free lunch and success is only arrive after many failures and sacrifices; learn from the successful chef, study them, prepared to work hard, invest yourself in knowledge is the only way to stay in the game of culinary world.

After Chef Willment conclude his presentation with a loud applause from the floor, KKYau announce WCWB would want to have 8 Young Chefs under 25 years old to be on stage. Each of the young chef been give 5 minutes to recall what is most touching their heart in the last 3 hours presentation on how to be a professional chef. 8 of the young chefs present a very good view and opinion of their own on stage what they career path guide by the great chef.

We able to select to 4 young chefs as the winner; Chairman Willment present a surprise prize to individual a fully paid Young Chef delegate to the congress 2018. So that happy ending where 4 Malaysian young chefs will be able to Bill Gallagher Young Chefs Forum. Happy ending indeed for WCWB to see so many happy faces and a not well to do young chefs can participates in their dream event- Worldchefs Congress 2018.


ABOUT World Chefs Without Borders

World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) is a global humanitarian aid initiative by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WORLDCHEFS).

Our mission is to support and mobilize our global network of volunteer chefs to undertake initiatives providing education and resources to those in need and afflicted by natural disasters.

Our programs fit into four key focus areas. Through the Emergency Task Force chefs work with local rescue units, mobile kitchens and other local programs.  In the Relief Program, chefs assist victims and aid local teams in disaster areas.

The Development Program allows chefs to assist with the establishment of training programs and infrastructure development. Chef Ambassadors coordinate events to grow awareness and/or raise funds for WCWB.

Worldchefs is a non-political professional organization, dedicated to maintaining and improving culinary standards of global cuisines.


Willment Leong, WCWB Chairman 


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