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Electrolux Professional extends partnership with Worldchefs to equip global cooking expo

Press release   •   Jul 22, 2016 15:26 +08

Electrolux Professional partnership with Worldchefs

The illustrious event, set to take place 24-27th September in Thessaloniki, Greece, will see over 1000 chefs from 80 countries come together to share their cultures and experiences. With over 12 seminars available, those attending will also have the opportunity to learn from 34 industry experts, including the father of molecular cuisine, Hervé This.

Each masterclass will take place on state-of-the-art equipment provided by Electrolux Professional as the event’s exclusive Equipment Supplier. Ten “active” stage kitchens will feature products from the Electrolux Cook&Chill system, and will also host the hotly-contested Global Chefs Competition. Meanwhile, the event’s show-cooking arena will be equipped with the thermaline M2M (made to measure) cooking range and a Molteni stove.

Young chefs are invited to get involved more than ever. The Bill Gallagher Young Chefs forum will see industry newcomers debate rising trends and the future of global cuisine, whilst Nestlè Professional’s Chill Zone will be a place for young chefs to network and experience Electrolux Libero Point mobile kitchen units to create new and exciting dishes.

Nicoletta Drigo, Marketing Activation Manager at Electrolux Professional, commented: “As a global company, everything we do is rooted in giving chefs the world over the tools they need to deliver inspiring food which brings people together. In this light, we are delighted to be continuing our partnership with Worldchefs by supporting an event that unites the best and most promising chefs from across the globe.”

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About the World Association of Chefs Societies (Worldchefs)

Founded in 1928 in Paris, France the World Association of Chefs Societies ( is a global network of national chefs associations from 93 countries, representing over 10 million professional chefs worldwide. WACS is a non-political professional organisation dedicated to maintaining and improving the culinary standards of global cuisines. We accomplish these goals through education, training and professional development of our international membership. As an authority and opinion leader on food, WACS represents a global voice on all issues related to the culinary profession.

About Electrolux Professional

Electrolux Professional provides food service and laundry solutions to a wide range of customers around the world, from restaurants and hotels to healthcare and other service facilities. Our 2.000 service partners in more than 140 countries ensure that our resource-efficient equipment, leading innovation and design help improve the everyday life of our customer’s businesses. In 2015, Electrolux Professional had sales of € 715 million, 2.860 employees, 8 factories in Europe and Asia and a network of over 10.000 service technicians. For more information, visit:

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