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Worldchefs Podcast: World on a Plate

Worldchefs Podcast: World on a Plate features conversations with top chefs and leading voices in hospitality exploring food, innovations, and industry news. Tune in for an exclusive look at the culinary world through the lens of experts. Brought to you by Nestlé Professional.

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Episode 71: A Taste of Competition with Aron Espeland
On this episode, meet Chef Aron Espeland, winner of the Global Young Chefs Challenge. Chef Aron took home Gold for Norway at the 2022 Global Young Chefs Challenge finals, held during Worldchefs Congress in Abu Dhabi in July. With an impressive list of medals, including a victory for the Norway Culinary Team at the Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, he's one of the most promising young talents in the industry. He shares his journey to the podium and advice for aspiring competitors. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
37:39 28/09/22
Episode 70: The Vegan Revolution with Cornelia Volino
On this episode, we're joined by Chef Cornelia Volino, Secretary General of Worldchefs Board of Directors. Vegan and plant-based cuisine is a big topic in the culinary world. More than a fad, it's here to stay. Hear from Cornelia, a long-time vegan, what chefs can do to stay current with the latests trends and techniques, from great recipes to vegan competition seminars, and how preparing vegan food is an essential skill for culinary professionals. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
31:07 14/09/22
Episode 69: The NEW Online Sustainability Education for Culinary Professionals Course
On this episode, hear from Feed the Planet's Chris Koetke and Shonah Chalmers about the launch of the online Sustainability Education for Culinary Professionals course. Free and accessible on the worldchefsacademy.com platform, people around the world can take the course and learn new skills on sustainable foodservice at their own pace. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
36:23 10/08/22
Episode 68: A Purpose-Driven Plate with Matthew Thompson
On this episode, meet Chef Matthew Thompson, co-founder and Chief Culinary Officer for Harvest Table Culinary Group, a college foodservice provider and leader in sustainable initiatives. With his strong background in the local and responsibly sourced food movement, Chef Matthew uses his menus to celebrate local food systems. Find out how he and Harvest Table are bringing food with purpose to college cantines and rooting community through food. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
33:04 20/07/22
Episode 67: Ask Chef Dennis with Dennis Littley
On this episode, Meet Chef Dennis Littley, creator of one of the world's highest ranking culinary blogs, askchefdennis.com. Chef Dennis uses his platform to help demystify cooking with easy restaurant-style recipes that help teach the culinary basics. Hear how he went from back of house to digital media sensation, with tips and tricks for establishing a successful business online. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
49:52 06/07/22
Episode 66: The Blockchain Restaurant with Sunjeh Raja
On this episode, Sunjeh Raja, Founder and CEO of the award-winning International Centre for Culinary Arts, sheds light on the world of block chain infrastructures, crypto currency and NFTs. Find out how food in the metaverse just might be the next big idea for hospitality. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
41:59 22/06/22
Episode 65: Bringing Worlds Together — Live from the 39th Worldchefs Congress & Expo in Abu Dhabi
On this special Congress episode, join Worldchefs President Thomas Gugler, President of the Emirates Culinary Guild Uwe Micheel, and Young Chefs Development Committee Chairman Alan Orreal in a conversation live from the exhibition halls. They connect on the highlights from the reunion event, the emerging trends for the culinary industry, and more. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
33:36 08/06/22
Episode 64: Cut Waste Not Profit with Daniel and Ronnie Truss
On this episode, meet Ronnie and Daniel Truss, Founders of Chefs Eye Tech. With their intuitive food waste measurement technology, Chefs Eye is on a mission to help kitchens waste less food across the globe - from Dublin to Durban to Dubai. Tune in to hear how they are helping kitchens address the challenge of wasting less food. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
41:11 25/05/22
Episode 63: Changing the Course with Dr. Brent Loken
On this episode, meet Dr. Brent Loken, Global Food Lead Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund. Brent provides thought leadership through forward-looking research and scientific analysis in support of strategy development to advance an ambitious agenda toward food systems transformation. Hear how chefs and science must come together, and how culinary creativity can help change the course. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
39:10 11/05/22
Episode 62: Eye on Dubai with Elham Bolooki
On this episode, meet Elham Bolooki, Experiential Learning Manager and Senior Instructor at the Dubai College of Tourism. With her unique perspectives and know-how, Elham shares insights on the skills shortage and employment challenges in the UAE. Tune in to hear about practices and solutions when it comes to recruitment and training adapted to the future needs of the industry. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
40:06 27/04/22
Episode 61: The French Chef Handbook with Antoine Viollette
On this episode, meet Antoine Viollette, restaurant development expert and former Head of Valrhona Schools turned co-owner of BPI Editions. His French publishing house specializes in culinary art professional training, with a catalog of over 100 titles including the best selling reference book, The French Chef Handbook. Hear how the transmission of French culinary technique has changed through time, from Auguste Escoffier to modern culinary technique. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
39:38 13/04/22
Episode 60: A Deep Dive on Education, Nutrition and Sustainability with Mark Allison
On this episode, meet Mark Allison, an award-winning chef, educator, former Dean of Johnson and Wales, published author and so much more. Mark is now Corporate Executive Chef at Forever Oceans, an innovative company raising sushi-grade fish in the deep ocean. Hear his story, with insights on education, nutrition, and the future of food. All this on Episode 60 of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
36:13 29/03/22
Episode 59: How to Attract and Retain Talent in the Hospitality Industry with Alan Orreal
On this episode, hear from Alan Orreal, industry leader and Chairman of the Global Development of Young Chefs Committee. He shares how the industry can create a career ladder for young people, and how training and skills recognition are paving the way. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
28:20 16/03/22
Episode 58: Rise Together with Worldchefs Congress 2022 ft. Andy Cuthbert
On this episode, hear the latest on Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2022. Chefs from around the globe will come together in Abu Dhabi from 30 May to 2 June 2022 to learn, network, and forge a better future. Andy Cuthbert shares updates on international speakers and joining experts, what to see and do in Abu Dhabi, and more. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
30:45 02/03/22
Episode 57: How to Feed the Planet with AIESEC and Electrolux
Chefs have the power to make change. But we can’t do it alone. Since 2016, Worldchefs has partnered with Electrolux Food Foundation and AIESEC to help make an impact. Hear about our mission to inspire and educate for a better future on World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
34:37 16/02/22
Episode 56: A Guide to Reopening and Rehiring in 2022 with Hosco's John Lohr
On this episode, John Lohr walks us through Hosco's hospitality industry guide to reopening and rehiring in 2022. Hear insights to help you build recruitment plans for the next quarter, with inside information on your peers' hiring plans and focus. All this and more on World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
35:14 02/02/22
Episode 55: Lessons in Public Speaking with Distinguished Toastmaster Shaun Payen
On this episode, you'll meet Shaun Payen, one of Indian Ocean’s leading communication coaches. A Distinguished Toastmaster, the highest level achievable in the world of Public Speaking, he's one of the youngest in the world to achieve this prestigious award. Shaun works globally with politicians, executives, and universities to help people overcome their fears of public speaking. Hear how he's inspiring and empowering people to become stronger speakers, listeners, and leaders.
29:20 19/01/22
Episode 54: The New Food Critic with Jörg Zipprick
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Jörg Zipprick, seasoned food critic and Co-Founder of La Liste. Since the internet and smart phones, everyone can play a food critic. But who can we trust to answer that basic question we all ask: Where should we eat? Hear more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
52:27 17/11/21
Episode 53: On the Podium with Catherine Guérin
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Catherine Guérin of Bocuse d'Or Winners. Every two years since 1987, chefs from all over the world meet in a friendly culinary fight, and only three reach the podium. Bocuse d’Or Winners was started in 2000 to help strengthen the links between all the winners. Today they are 39 chefs from 11 different countries. Hear more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
35:41 03/11/21
Episode 52: Celebrating International Chefs Day with Vanessa Marquis
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Vanessa Marquis. Every year on International Chefs Day, chefs around the world help use their skills to teach kids about healthy eating. Find out how we're celebrating this October 20th. The best news is: it's not too late to get involved! Hear more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
36:35 20/10/21
Episode 51: Firsts and Future Leaders with Kimberly Brock Brown
In this episode, Ragnar talks with ACF President, Chef Kimberly Brock Brown. She's making mentorship her number one priority in her new role as President of the American Culinary Federation. Hear more from Kimberly on diversity, representation, and more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
38:22 22/09/21
Episode 50: Grow Further with Thomas Gugler
In this 50th episode special, Ragnar catches up with Worldchefs President Thomas A. Gugler. Tune in for the latest insights and updates from Thomas on the new "normal", new projects, and new opportunities to grow together. Hear more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
39:29 08/09/21
Episode 49: Freestyle Living with German Lam
In this episode, Ragnar talks with chef, author, and survivor, German Lam. In his new book Dragon Turns to Water, German shares his incredible story of battle with cancer, and how food, philosophy, and a fighting spirit got him through. Hear more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
54:49 10/08/21
Episode 48: Tasting History with Max Miller
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Max Miller, YouTube sensation and host of Tasting History. On his weekly show, Max recreates dishes using historical recipes, walking you through the plates of the Medieval & Renaissance Era, Ancient Greek & Roman Times. Hear more on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
37:29 28/07/21
Episode 47: The Social Gastronomy Movement with Nicola Gryczka
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Nicola Gryczka, Co-Founder of The Social Gastronomy Movement, a global network of interconnected local communities that uses the power of food for social change. Hear what the SGM is doing to generate powerful solutions towards collective impact on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
29:56 14/07/21
Episode 46: The Big Picture on Food Waste with Benjamin Lephilibert
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Benjamin Lephilibert, food waste solution designer and founder of Lightblue Environmental Consulting. Since 2015, he's trained 2000+ kitchen professionals on food waste and helped save ~1 million kg of food from the bin. He'll tell you how to fight food waste in you kitchen on this episode of World on a Plate, supported by Nestlé Professional.
42:44 28/06/21
Episode 45: Uniting A Nation with Karen Doyle
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Karen Doyle, President of the Australian Culinary Federation. She leads the culinary program at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, Sydney Culinary Arts Institute, and has guided the ACF towards unification as a body. Hear more on this episode of World On a Plate, supported by Nestle Professional.
37:30 02/06/21
Episode 44: Plant Hunting, History and Health with Rob Baan
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Rob Baan, owner of Koppert Cress. Self-titled Plant Hunter, he's been called the Steve Jobs of horticulture. He's on a mission to change the way we look at fresh and healthy food. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
37:20 19/05/21
Episode 43: Be Kind to Hospitality with Gordon McIntyre
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Gordon McIntyre, founder of Hospitality Health. Their mission is to support hospitality staff and students who are experiencing tough times. Hear about breaking through the stigma for resources on mental wellbeing, addiction, and more. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
43:49 05/05/21
Episode 42: Cooking is Caring with Like a Chef Coordinators Josselin Freytes Peña & Santiago Orrego Henao
In this episode, Ragnar talks with Like a Chef coordinators in Sweden and Brazil about this life changing program. Hear from Josselin Freytes, Kitchen Manager at Yalla Rinkeby, and Santiago Orrego Henao, Project Coordinator of Gastronomia Sustentável in Brazil. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.
42:48 21/04/21