Since 1928, Worldchefs Congress & Expo has united a global community of chefs and cross-industry innovators to explore the past, present, and future of the culinary trade.
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Worldchefs Congress & Expo brings together chef delegates and professionals from across the five continents to network and expand their professional bonds. The unique program delivers presentations and workshops from leading experts in the industry, impactful educational programs including the Worldchefs Educators’ Forum, specialized events designed to uplift the next generation of chefs such as the Bill Gallagher Young Chefs Forum, the Global Chefs Challenge culinary competition, an international trade exhibition, and diverse activities to enhance both your personal and professional network.
Over the course of 94 years of history, Worldchefs Congress & Expo has been organized in 39 cities around the globe.
For insight into the events of Congresses past, see the highlights from recent years below.
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.
With a history of more than twenty five years, the Singapore Chefs Association is the official government recognised non profit oriented national chefs association representing professional cooks in the local food and beverage industry. With a membership strength of more than 700 individual members and more than 60 corporate members, the SCA umbrella includes two strategic sub alliances, the Singapore Pastry Alliance and Singapore Junior Chefs Club. SCA also represents Singapore as a national member in the World Association of Chefs Socities (WACS), the global world chefs association encompassing more than 90 over member countries.
The main objective of SCA is to be the official voice representing chefs working in Singapore in various engagements with the local community, government and fellow food and beverage associations. SCA also establishes and mentors the National Culinary Team for international competitions locally and overseas. The educational and social activities promote interaction and networking among members and helps to train the culinary workforce to improving skills and productivity standards in their respective workplaces.
With its diverse portfolios, the association is managed by a team of dedicated committee members led by SCA President, Chef Eric Neo. The entire committee is made of members who volunteer their personal time in managing the various portfolios throughout the year.
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