August 19, 2019

World Chefs Without Borders Launch Chefs Social Responsibility For Cambodia

Paris, France · World Chefs Without Borders Launch Chefs Social Responsibility For Cambodia


World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) is proud to announce its 2nd major Chefs Social Responsibility (“CSR”) global event will be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The objective of this tour is to encourage Chefs to participate and perform their social responsibility, creating an awareness of how we as Chefs, can make a difference. 

Supported by the Cambodia Chefs Association and endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism Cambodia, 100 Chef volunteers from around the world will travel to Siem Reap, Cambodia at their own expense and individual donation of 1000 Euros. All funds raised will go towards the CSR for Siem Reap Cambodia events and the balance will be donated to Siem Reap Children’s Hospital. 

CSR for Siem Reap Cambodia events will take place from April 26 to 30, 2020 and will include a VIP Gala Fundraising Dinner for 200 guests, ground cook off preparing 2,000 meals for 2,000 children, 8,000 people luncheon and 8,000 food relief packs for 8,000 Cambodian villagers in the 7th Wonder of the World, Angkor Wat. All dishes prepared will be Cambodian national dishes and will include only local ingredients. This will be a memorable experience for the 10,000 Cambodians and 100 Chefs that join this tour. 

WCWB Chairman Willment Leong, stated “Together as Chefs, World Chefs Without Borders will once again create an historical example to the world that Chefs can make a difference towards humanity.”


CONTACT:

Willment Leong, WCWB Chairman

wcwb@worldchefs.org


A pdf version of this press release is available for download below.


ABOUT WORLD CHEFS WITHOUT BORDERS  

World Chefs Without Borders World Chefs Without Borders (WCWB) is a global humanitarian aid initiative by 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. Chef Ambassadors also coordinate events to grow awareness and/or raise funds for WCWB.  


ABOUT WORLDCHEFS 

The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, known as Worldchefs, is a dynamic global network of 110 chef associations worldwide. A leading voice in the hospitality industry, Worldchefs carries 91 years of history since its founding at the Sorbonne by the venerable Auguste Escoffier. Representing a mobilized international membership of culinary professionals, Worldchefs is committed to advancing the profession and leveraging the influence of the chef jacket for the betterment of the industry and humanity at large.

Worldchefs is dedicated to raising culinary standards and social awareness through these core focus areas:

Education – Worldchefs offers support for education and professional development through the landmark Worldchefs Academy online training program, our expansive network of Worldchefs Certified Schools and curriculums, and the world’s first Global Hospitality Certification recognizing on-the-job skills in hospitality; 

Networking – Worldchefs provides a platform for connection to chefs around the world, and a gateway for industry networking opportunities through endorsed events and the preeminent biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;

Competition – Worldchefs sets global standards for competition rules, provides Competition Seminars and assurance of Worldchefs Certified Judges, and runs the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge;

Humanitarian & Sustainability – our Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe.

For more information about Worldchefs, visit us at www.worldchefs.org.


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