Global chefs, food suppliers and educators of culinary arts to convene in Kuala Lumpur
The biennial event is expected to welcome around 1000 delegates with 70 per cent representing arrivals from 105 countries.
“MyCEB assisted in the bidding process by putting together the support for the local organiser,” said Zulkefli Hj. Sharif, CEO of MyCEB. “Now is the time for us to showcase what Malaysia has to offer to our incoming delegates, as we are determined to deliver what has been pitched.”
This year, the four-day Congress is themed Asia On A Plate will include topics that addresses new chefs in the world of restauranteurs, creativity and a sustainable future.
While Congress will be held in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, bespoke tour programmes curated for delegates include ‘makan’ (eating) trips to Penang, Ipoh and Melaka.
“As the local organiser of the WACS 2018, Professional Culinaire Association of Malaysia hopes that this event will be a platform to showcase the diversity of cultures and cuisines of what Malaysia has to offer to the world,” said chef Kamaruddin Adnin, president of Professional Culinaire Association of Malaysia.
“Apart from that, we hope to create a legacy impact – a continuous impact in our four core areas of education, networking, competition and humanitarian and sustainability.
“MyCEB has been a strategic partner with us since day one; from securing the winning bid of hosting the Congress back in Stavanger 2014, to advising and linking us to relevant parties in ensuring the successful hosting of WACS 2018.”