President Message

Dear fellow chefs, ladies and gentlemen,

Welcome to the June-July 2022 issue. This issue is very special because we have created for you a Congress exclusive magazine together with Worldchefs. This is the only time you will see such a special edition – one half is your Gulf Gourmet and the other half is the Worldchefs magazine. Thanks to both teams for making this happen.
I am very proud that we can Welcome the Chefs of the World for the second time in the United Arab Emirates. After the very successful Congress in Dubai 2008, we are happy to welcome you to Abu Dhabi. The teams from Worldchefs office in Paris, Purple Kitchen and Emirates Culinary Guild have put an amazing event together.7 Events under 1 roof!

1. Worldchefs Congress
2. Global Chefs Competition
3. Billy Gallagher Young Chef Forum
4. Young Chef African Cup
5. ExpoCulinaire
6. Salon Culinaire
7. Education Corne
I would like to congratulate all the winners of our European Legumes online competition. You can see all the qualified videos on the Emirates Culinary Guild YouTube channel. Make sure to go online and subscribe to our channel.
Our next event after Abu Dhabi will be the semifinals of the Hozpitality Young Chef of the Year. The top 16 will compete on 9th of June at ICCA. The jury will select the top 5 young chefs who will cook on 20th June at the Hozpitality Excellence Awards at The Address Skyview Hotel. The winner will be crowned on the same night.
Our congratulation also go to the winners of the Chef’s Table Competition 2022. This great event was held during the Hotel Show at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Please visit to browse through previous issues of this magazine. Visit to see latest happenings on the events calendar. And visit www. for young chefs to be in contact with over 4,000 chefs across the globe.
Please do not miss the company profile of our corporate members. We really do appreciate your support. Also do look at the Friends of the Guild pages to check all our supporters. Thank you to Chef Sunera Perera and the Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah team for hosting the May meeting.

Culinary Regards,
Uwe Micheel

President, Emirates Culinary Guild