29 June 2015

SJCC Nepal Fund Raising Project

Congratulations to Elvin & everyone at SJCC for your time & contributions to Nepal Earthquake Victims and for the Rebuilding of their nation.

From all of us at Worldchefs Young Chefs Club

Dear Chefs & Committee, pls find the SJCC Nepal Fund Raising Report.

I am happy to announced that SJCC had raised SGD $4770 for Nepal Earthquake Victims & for the re building of their nation. 


With Culinary Regards
Elvin ChewPresident
the youth arm of Singapore Chefs Association

Singapore Junior Chefs Club

15 June 2015

Philippine Culinary Cup 2015 Competition

Dear Young Chefs,

Greetings from the Philippine Young Chefs Club!

We would like to invite you to join the 2015 PHILIPPINE CULINARY CUP (PCC) to be held at the SMX Convention Center, Manila from August 5-8, 2015.

This competition is the only World Association of Chef Societies (WACS) endorsed culinary competition in the Philippines.  This will be a four (4) day event with local and international participants from different hotels, restaurants, catering, food institutions and schools.

If your organization would like to join. Kindly notify me and would be gladly give you the right contact person to assist you in all your inquiries. 

For the competitions' Rule Book and Categories, you may checkwww.philippineculinarycup.com

Hoping to see you and your organization participate in this year's PHILIPPINE CULINARY CUP.

Many thanks.

Sincerely yours,

Cherrie Uy-Tan
Philippine Young Chefs Club

11 June 2015

Myanmar Young Chefs, Global Education

Myanmar Young Chefs, Global Education at

" A Revolution in Asian Cuisine - Pairing with Australian Beef & Lamb Conference "
Kuala Lumpur Convention Center 9th June 2015
The over 14 years best partnership between MLA and Myanmar Chefs Association, best known as " MLA Black Box - Myanmar " events, which Myanmar Chefs participated in 3 times, with than twice at the global finals in 2005 at Gold Coast Australia & 2008 in Dubai, 10 days after Cyclone Nargis)
A partnership which lasted through thick and thin times, MLA was over the years always ready and active for practical vocational training at site to Myanmar Chefs,- not only in Yangon but also in Bagan as well Ngapali Beach, to support also chefs in Myanmar rural areas, already years ago. 
The long friendship always renewed during culinary challenges and events around Asia over the past year and specially Mrs Rose Yong of MLA, with the highlight this year to be one of the most active partner at the Myanmar Culinary Arts Competition 3. to 5.6.2015 in Yangon. Great Awards for Junior and Professional chefs in Australian Beef and Lamb,- combined with daily samplings of best Aussie meat cooked to perfection by Gold Award winning chef Moe Moe Khaing.
Topped was this culinary friendship between MLA and MCA now in Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia with the invitation to three Myanmar young Chefs taking part at the MLA Beef & Lamb Conference at the KLCC from 8.6. to 10.6.2015 together with all chefs - friends from neighbor Asian countries.
Just another event to widen the culinary network for Myanmar young chefs, get close and together with some of the best chefs of Asia, key speaker, lecturer, TV chefs and Presidents of Asia s World Chefs Associations. As Chefs Stefu, Vindex, Chern, KK Yau, etc working hands on, in teamwork at same table and cutting board, on " All about Secondary Cuts of Australian Beef & Lamb ". Learning that with using these cuts, apply scientific methods to the cutting and cooking of these cuts as The Rump, creating best culinary dishes at a much lower cost. Efficient and Cost Saving support " feeding the world ", through an use of every single item with a waste part near to non. 
- Chef Shwe Moe Tha, Sous Chef of Sule Shangri - La Yangon
- Chef Moe Moe Khaing as MCA - Freelance Chefs & Food Safety Educator & Lecturer
- Chef Myo Min Soe, Executive Chef of Rose Garden Hotel Yangon
All three chosen as they are best educator and knowledge multiplier within their kitchens and colleges as well as best medals and award winning chefs with MCA the past month s,- in a way also a " Thank YOU " for their outstanding contribution to MCA and young Chefs of Myanmar.
Here a great Thanks YOU to the management and head chefs of the Hotels, which ensures quick free time for the young chefs and here a starting base for " Transfer of Knowledge to many more Myanmar Chefs ",--- as all three will take part in further hands on educational seminars in Myanmar in the near future. 
The " Beefing UP Asian Cuisine - Innovation with Australian Beef & Lamb " saw top Chefs as:
-  Vindex Tengker, Indonesia
- Sam Kung, Malaysia
- Jeffrey Tan, Australia
- Kazi Hassan, Malaysia ( was with Hilton Hotel already in Myanmar )
- Doug Piper, Australian Master Butcher
With great Facilitator KLCC Executive Chef Richmond Kim from Singapore
The Educational Future for Myanmar Chefs is on already,-
Looking for tomorrow, new future culinary educational programs for Myanmar Young Chefs, through MCA and Y-MCA, are already discussed and in fine planning for the next 12 month, which include tourism destinations and Myanmar chefs in Bagan, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw as places of trainings.
Further more follow the offer of Mr Andrew Simpson, as Southern Asia s Business Manager to support Myanmar MCA Chefs to international competitions in the region.
We like to say a great thank you to MLA, Mrs Rose and Mrs Andrew for all best arrangements and for the future support and the contingency of these valuable educational work, yours

Oliver E Soe Thet
President Myanmar Chefs Association
National Training & Certification Committee
Global Board, World Chefs Without Borders
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 10.6.2015

10 June 2015

Myanmar Culinary Arts Competition 2015


    The 2nd annual Myanmar Arts Competition has come to a close, we thank all competitors, international judges, national judges, advisors, the team from BES – Allworld for outstanding work, dedication and determination to make the MCAC 2015 a complete success for the most positive development of all Myanmar in the Hospitality Industry.

    We convey our congratulations to all participants from various countries and regions who have performed beyond expectation accumulating:

    • more than 50 Bronze Medal, - more than 30 Silver Medals, - 8 Gold Medals, - and countless certificates & Best Chefs Trophies

    To see the overall winner in the various categories, please go to  :   http://www.myanmarchefs.com/mcac2015/allresults.html        

    Over 51 Bronze, 32 Silver, 8 Gold Medals, Diplomas and many top awards – by 242 participants
    - in 12 culinary classes and arts --- all judged by a top international culinary Jury lead by WACS approved international Chief
    Judge Tony Khoo, with Otto Weibel, Eric Wong, Oliver E Soe Thet, Andreas Vogt, Jamnong, Lee, Shanli Ong, Thomas, Markus , Hermann Feigl, Alan Palmer,and many
    Myanmar Junior Judges....A real new area of culinary showcase and top quality see by near all participants .and young Myanmar Chefs Generation..
    The Blind Chefs of Myanmar Blind School Yangon did it again and even upgraded the medal Color from last year .
    Judges as all other chefs as well in Chicken Main Course  Myanmar Flavor 
    This year they won 2 Gold and 1 Silver medals at Myanmar Culinary Art s Competition 2015 at MEP 3. to 5.6.2015.

    Thanks to all the top sponsors as NTS, Rinnai, Premium Food Service, City Mart, Fonterra, Nestle, Maggi, Anchor, Dagon Beverages, Workswear,
    , Snorre Food, Grandtwin Brothers, Mya Organic Vegetables, MLA, Mulwarra, Shwe Yin Mar, Ayethayar, Hotel Parami, Belmond Governors Residence, Sule Shangri – La,
    ----- BES and Allworld
    Next Dates: FHMM & MCAC 2016 – 1. to 3.6.2016
    Any info needed at www.myanmarchefs.com â€“ www.myanmarchefs.com.wordpress.com and angel@myanmar.com.mm   thank you to all
    Oliver E Soe Thet
    MCAC Chairman
    MCAC President
    WCWB Global Board Member
    Yangon 6.5.2015


    05 June 2015

    The launch of our Australian Young Chefs Club (AYCC) NSW, ACT & Regions

    The launch of our Australian Young Chefs Club (AYCC) NSW, ACT & Regions. 
    Thank you to Campbelltown Catholic Club for hosting our event, our sponors, members and most importantly the Young chefs who attended, as these young chefs are the future of the hospitality Industry and the YYC. An enjoyable evening was had by all, with robust conversation and laughter. We look forward to building our YCC, and being a member will demonstrate your passion and dedication to the industry, leading to networking oppertunities, competitions, mentoring and as discussed educational and social events. I and the comittee look forward to working with young chefs and seeing you as ambassadors to the industry. The next event will be announced soon.

    02 June 2015

    PYCC Farm Tour in Gourmet Farms in Cavite

    Philippine Young Chefs Club has recently held their first out-of-town activity (Farm Tour in Gourmet Farms in Cavite) for their members. Check out their pictures, they definitely had loads of fun from their first outing, a great get-to-know-one-another initiative by Cherrie Uy Tan (President) and all the PYCC active members.

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