The World Association of Chefs’ Societies, or Worldchefs in short, is a dynamic global network of more than 100 chefs’ associations representing chefs at all levels and across all specialties worldwide. It was founded in1928 at the Sorbonne in Paris with the venerable August Escoffier as first Honorary President.
Worldchefs is a global authority on food, creating impact through these core focus areas:
Education – includes our landmark Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program and the world’s first global culinary certification;
Networking – Worldchefs provides a gateway to global culinary networking opportunities and hosts the landmark biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo;
Competition – Worldchefs upholds a list of certified judges, sets global standards for competition rules, 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;