Who would have known what started 90 years ago as a friendly network for social and cultural exchange between chefs’ association in 16 countries is now a global body uniting chefs across 110 nations, dedicated to improving culinary standards and awareness around the world, bringing education and livelihood to those in need.

According to Ragnar Fridriksson, Managing Director of Worldchefs since 2009, over the past ten years he has seen Worldchefs grow and evolve.  During the last 10 years, Worldchefs have expanded the Young Chefs Development, Global Chefs Challenge and International Chefs Day.  They opened the World headquarters in Paris, started Worldchefs Magazine, created the Judges Seminars, launched Worldchefs Without Boarders, Feed the Planet, created myChefspace community platform, recruited 8 full time staff, integrated 25 new country members, grown their World Congress and most recently launched the Worldchefs Academy.

Moving forward is to preserve the past and build a legacy for the future.  This will further establish Worldchefs as the global voice of the culinary industry and safeguard Worldchefs future. They will continue to bring education to the members and value to society, also to give due recognition to contributing members.\

Manjit Singh, the President of the Indian Federation of Culinary Associations was presented with the Worldchefs’ Escoffier Award today at the opening of the Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2018.  The Congress & Expo is held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 11-14 July 2018.