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Event Info

1. What is the Worldchefs Congress & Expo?

Worldchefs Congress & Expo is the biennial event for industry leaders and culinary innovators. An international event, Congress brings together 5,000 chefs and celebrated voices in gastronomy for a dynamic four-day forum designed to transform an industry into an inspired community. A platform for exchange, attendees help shape future trends through diverse expert workshops and educational programs, an international trade exhibition, and Worldchefs preeminent culinary competition, the Global Chefs Challenge.

2. What formats are included in the event?

The event format is diverse and features:

  • Expert presentations and workshops;
  • Panel discussions of global issues;
  • An international exposition of hospitality products, professional opportunities,and more;
  • Master classes, demonstrations, interactive sessions, and more presented by world renowned chefs and restaurateurs;
  • Worldchefs premier culinary competition, the Global Chefs Challenge Final, the with top teams from around the globe going head to head for gold;
  • Networking events and evening receptions.

3. Event dates

The event will be held 30 May to 2 June 2022.

4. Venue

Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022 will be held at the award-winning Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

5. Where can I find cancellation policies for registering for the event in 2022 in Abu Dhabi?

Please see the Terms & Conditions for Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022 here.

Event Logistics

6. What is the best way to get to the event venue?

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7. Will there be a transfer service?

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8. Will there be food courts/stands at the venue?

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9. Is WiFi available at the venue?

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10. What taxi services would you recommend?

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11. Is there parking available close by?

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12. Where can I buy Congress souvenirs?

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13. Can I bring my relatives, friends, children or pets with me to the exhibition?

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14. What is on the Congress program?

The Congress program will feature discussions and panels on topical issues. Detailed information is provided under the Program section.

15. Where can I find the event program?

The program is available under the Program section. It will be updated regularly.

16. How many chefs will take part in the Congress, and what countries will they represent?

Representatives of more than 105 attend Congress. The expected number of participants is 5,000.

17. What nominations will be featured in the competitive part of the program?

The Global Chefs Challenge is where the world’s top chefs meet to compete in three competition categories: the Global Chefs Challenge, the Global Pastry Chefs Challenge, and the Global Young Chefs Challenge. Learn more in the Global Chefs Challenge section.

18. What topics and issues will be discussed at business program events?

The business program will incorporate more than 100 events and presentations organized by top international speakers and restaurant industry experts. The current version of the program is available on the event website under the Program section.

19. Who has been announced/confirmed as business program event speakers?

The current list of speakers is available on the event website under the Speakers section.

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