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Tuesday, 15 May, 2018

The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress arrives in Malaysia

Headliners include Andre Chiang and the ‘Demon chef” Alvin Leung, as well as key speakers from around the world

15 Feb 2018 – The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress celebrates the association’s 90 year anniversary with an extra bang this 2018, with a stellar line-up of iconic speakers, intense culinary action with the Global Chefs Challenges  and a spectacular Expo with exhibitors.  With iconic chefs such as Andre Chiang   (chef founder of Restaurant ANDRE) and Alvin Leung (Executive Chef and co-founder of Bo Innovation) set to share their expertise and dish out tips, it’s an event that should not be missed.

For the first time, the Congress is hosted by the Professional Culinary Association (PCA) and also the premier time it is held in Malaysia.

Says Thomas Gugler, President of Worldchefs, “The Congress is THE event for all chefs, when you can see thousands of chefs from around the world gather in one place. It’s a time when you can witness a unique mix of camaraderie, learning and progress. The Congress committee has worked very hard to put together a fascinating programme, and this would not have been possible without our sponsors.

Andy Cuthbert, Chairperson of the Congress Committee shared, “We have been refining the programme of every Congress edition to make it even more  relevant to the chefs of today. We are very glad to have a diverse mix of speakers and activities, who will inspire the chef of today, whether you have been in the industry for 30 years, or just two years. 

Iconic Speakers

Headlining the line-up of speakers are the two iconic chefs – Andre Chiang  (chef-founder of Restaurant ANDRE) and Alvin Leung (Executive Chef/Co-Founder of Bo Innovation, Hong Kong).

For inspiration on how you can push your boundaries as a chef, sit in for Chef Andre Chiang’s presentation:

« Octaphilosophy : The Eight Elements of Restaurant Andre Uncover the Most Creative Ideas Behind the Most Creative Chef », where he will share the thinking and concept behind his celebrated culinary philosophy.

Chef Alvin Leung, the celebrity chef also nicknamed as the “demon chef”, will shed light on how a chef can be successful in running a restaurant. His restaurant, Bo Innovation, has scored Michelin stars and multiple awards, carving a unique niche for himself.

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