World Chinese Culinary Chef Challenge

Venue: SWECC
Scale: 300
Organizers: China Cuisine Association, Koelnmesse

Chinese culinary culture is extensive and profound with a long history, and its development and dissemination are of great significance to the promotion of Chinese culture and the image of “Made in China”. To further promote Chinese food in the world, deeply explore the cultural of local cuisine, and promote the integrated development of cuisine and culture, the “World Chinese Culinary Chef Challenge”  was officially launched by Koelnmesse China and China Cuisine Association, aiming at guiding the international development of specialty, standardization and branding of Chinese food, and further make Chinese food a world brand.

Shenzhen is a young, open, inclusive, and progressive city, being the core engine of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the international culinary competition is committed to promoting the time-honored Chinese cuisine culture and making positive contributions to improving people's well-being and promoting local economy.

Organisers and Partners 

China Cuisine Association
China Cuisine Association (Abr. CCA) was founded in April of 1987; the founding is registered in the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China (PRC) with the approval of relevant national ministries. It is a nation-wide industry organization voluntarily joined by private and public enterprises and units, different levels of industry organizations, social groups, catering industry executives, experts, scholars, chefs and relevant hospitality people; these people and units are involved in the work of catering industry operating, management, cooking, restaurant service, catering culture & education, culinary theories, food nutrition research, etc.

Koelnmesse - Global Competence in Food and FoodTec

Koelnmesse is an international leader in organising food fairs and events regarding food and beverage processing. Trade fairs such as the Anuga, ISM and Anuga FoodTec are established world leaders. Koelnmesse not only organises food trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, but also in further growth markets around the globe, for example, in Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Italy, Japan, Thailand, the United States and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business.

Competition System 

Competition Form


Registration is open to individuals/groups at the age of 18 from the Historic Cities of China who is a chef in training or a culinary professional.

Entry Form:12 selected teams,  all competitor teams should be organized in the name of province or city of China
Categories:Practical Hot Cooking & Themed Banquet Display
Competition System

Require a sense of innovation and integration of traditional flavors of the region.
The banquet display shall feature the themes of culture in terms of culinary, regional,humanistic and culture of places of interest.

Process: Preliminary Contests(180mins/contest)|    final contest (90 mins/contest)

Competition Sponsor Category 

Food Material & Ingredients

Poultry, Pork, Beef, Seafood, Fruit & Vegetable, Dairy

CondimentOlive oil, cooking oil, soy sauce, salt, black pepper, sugar, cinnamon, pepper, etc.
Catering EquipmentCombination oven, induction burners / wok, salamander grill, fridge

Cookware, knives, chopping boards and other kitchen utensils

Contact us

Koelnmesse (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Shanghai Branch

Ms. Melody Hou
Tel.: +86 21 6390 6161-818
Fax: +86 21 6390 6858