WACS Sets Guinness World Record For the Most Chefs Gathered In One Place
05/14/2012

World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) is pleased to announce today it set a new Guinness World Record for the Most Chefs Gathered In One Place.

Online PR News – 14-May-2012 – Daejeon, Korea – Daejeon, Korea – May 3, 2012 – World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) is pleased to announce today it set a new Guinness World Record for the Most Chefs Gathered In One Place.

2111 chefs gathered at Gapchen Waterfront Park and were officially counted and verified by Guinness World Records. The First Lady of Korea, as well as the Mayor of the Daejeon Metropolitan City also attended the event.

“We are thrilled to set a new Guinness World Record,” stated WACS President Gissur Gudmundsson. “Our World Congress gives our member chefs an opportunity to come together to train, network, and compete. Now we have made history in the process.”

The WACS Congress is a biennial event and hallmark tradition of WACS. Congresses have been held in over 20 cities across the world throughout its 82-year history.

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About World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS):
Founded in 1928 in Paris, France the World Association of Chefs Societies is a global network of national chefs associations from 92 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.

For more information, visit www.wacs2000.org