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Worldchefs Podcast: World on a Plate

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World on a Plate: Podcast Description 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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World on a Plate: Podcast Description 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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English


Episodes

Episode 97: Destination Bangkok - Elevate Your Skills in Thailand's Culinary Playground with Dusit Thani's John Lohr

2/13/2024
On this episode, Ragnar talks with John Lohr, the Executive Director of External Affairs at Dusit Thani College in Bangkok. They discuss the importance of international experience for young chefs and professionals in the hospitality industry, highlighting the opportunities for career growth and personal development that come with exploring different cultures and working in diverse environments. Hear more about the future of education, advocating for shorter, more accessible courses that focus on practical skills and job readiness. Get insights into the dynamic world of hospitality and culinary arts, and how Worldchefs' Education Partners are rethinking traditional educational models. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:27:32

Episode 96: Hire Better and Hire Faster - Talent Trends for 2024 with Hosco CEO Olivier Bracard

1/30/2024
On this episode, Ragnar discusses talent trends in the hospitality industry with Olivier Bracard, CEO and Co-founder of Hosco, the first hospitality-specific platform for career development, recruitment, networking and life learning.They dive in to Hosco’s latest Talent Trends report, highlighting the industry's improvements post-COVID and the importance of addressing burnout and facilitating career growth. Tune in for valuable insights into the current state and future of talent in the hospitality industry. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:29:31

Episode 95: Secrets of Gelato - An Inside Scoop with Kenny Kong

1/16/2024
On this episode, Ragnar interviews renowned pastry expert and President of the Gelato World Cup jury, Kenny Kong. They delve into the secrets of gelato, discussing its importance in the pastry world, unique flavors, techniques of making perfect gelato and the upcoming Gelato World Cup. Get an inside look into the the judging criteria of the prestigous Worldchefs endorsed event, taking place in Rimini, Italy, in January 2024. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:37:51

Episode 94: Inspiration and Innovation in the Digital Age - Empowering Chefs to Create with Gastronomixs' Inge Meijs

1/2/2024
On this episode, Ragnar discusses the transformative power of technology in kitchens with Inge Meijs, co-founder of Gastronomixs. They explore how Gastronomixs enhances culinary creativity, assists in recipe creation, and keeps chefs updated with recent trends. Tune in to learn more about Gastronomixs' journey, their unique offering, and explore how they are shaping the future of professional kitchens. Plus, get an exclusive Worldchefs discount code for Gastronomixs membership! World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:37:37

Episode 93: Leadership Lessons from a Chef - Finding Time to be Great with Charles Carroll

12/19/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Charles Carroll, CEC, AAC, past president of Worldchefs, for an in-depth conversation about his culinary journey and leadership lessons. They discuss the dedication and love for the art of cooking that has shaped Chef Charles' illustrious career, along with his unique perspective on motivational leadership. Hear more on the importance of passionate teamwork, personal growth and maintaining a fine balance between professional commitments and personal life, especially during the hectic holiday season. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:46:16

Episode 92: Thrive to Perform - Perform to Thrive with Krumma Jonsdottir

12/6/2023
Positive Performances "Thrive to Perform, Perform to Thrive" On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Krumma Jonsdottir, people development professional and executive coach. With 20+ years of experience in international hospitality management, training, and mentoring, Krumma's expertise bridges hospitality with positive psychology to help F&B professionals develop their leadership skills. Hear more about leadership development focusing on future and current leaders’ performance and multidimensional wellbeing. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:41:38

Episode 91: Generations of Learning - Navigating the Culinary Education Revolution with Kirk Bachmann of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

11/22/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Kirk Bachmann, President and Provost of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, Colorado. They dive into Kirk's rich and fascinating carrer as a chef and educator, and take the pulse of culinary education today. Hear Kirk's insights on how culinary training has changed and how it's evolving. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:47:15

Episode 90: Empowering Women in the Culinary Industry - Taking Action with Chef Zana of the South African Chefs' Association

11/11/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Chef Zana Alvarado of SA Chefs to address gender disparities in the culinary world and support the advancement of women in this male-dominated industry. Chef Zana, the National Chairperson for SA Chefs' Women in Culinary Committee, shares more on the Women in Culinary initiative, her personal journey in the industry, and the need for more awareness and inclusion in culinary education. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:41:00

Episode 89: A Taste of ‘La Dolce Vita’ in the Competition Arena - Get the Scoop on the Gelato World Cup's 10th Edition with Flavia Morelli & Valentina Sorgente

10/18/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Flavia Morelli and Valentina Sorgente of the Italian Exhibition Group S.P.A. to introduce a new collaboration set to bring 'La Dolce Vita' to the competition arena during prestigous Gelato World Cup. Hear how competitions translate to career success, the latest updates on a brand new format for the Gelato World Cup's 10th edition, and all there is to see and enjoy in the event's host city of Rimini, Italy. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:36:25

Episode 88: Inside Singapore's Culinary Culture with Eric Neo, President of Singapore Chefs' Association

10/3/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Eric Neo, the President of the Singapore Chef Association, about the upcoming Worldchefs Congress & Expo in Singapore. Discover Singapore's rich culinary culture, from laksa to chili crab, and hear Eric's journey from Young Chef to President. Eric and Ragnar invite chefs and hospitality professionals from around the world to attend the Congress for an unmissable program of networking, learning, and inspiration. Plus, don't miss the Young Chefs Billy Gallagher Forum, where young talents can interact and learn from peers worldwide. Get your tickets now with limited-time Early Bird rates. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:26:05

Episode 87: Unlock the Power of Digital Badging with Sam Egerton, Sales Leader at the City & Guilds

7/25/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Sam Egerton, City & Guilds Sales Lead for Recognition Services. City & Guilds and Worldchefs have been working together for over 10 years, bringing to the industry the first Global Hospitality Certification. Tune in to learn more about digital badging, and how powerful it can be as a tool for your business and your skills. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:37:44

Episode 86: From Competitor to Judge - An Inside Look at Culinary Competitions with Ann Brown of Worldchefs Culinary Competition Committee

7/5/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Ann Brown, a recent appointee of Worldchefs Culinary Competition Committee, about her journey from award-winning competition chef to international judge. Hear her advice for aspiring chefs, an inside look into the development of competition rules and standards, and how to get the most out of competition experiences. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:35:36

Episode 85: Inclusive Leadership and Sustainable Luxury - Building Strong Teams and Promoting Diversity with Frank M. Pfaller, Founder of The Hotelier Guild

6/20/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Frank M. Pfaller, Founder President of HoteliersGuild, about inclusive leadership, sustainable luxury, and the empowerment of underrepresented voices in the global hospitality industry. Gain valuable insights into transforming the landscape of hospitality while promoting diversity and excellence.World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:25:06

Episode 84: From Meat to Leather - Understanding the Global Impact of the Vegan Trend with Thomas Heinen, Fourth-Generation Tanner

6/6/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Thomas Heinen, a fourth-generation tanner and leather manufacturer, to discuss the global picture of animal husbandry and its connection to the culinary industry. Their conversation sheds light on the vegan trend, its impact on consumer demand, and the important role of leather in various sectors. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:31:15

Episode 83: A Network for Life with Global Young Chef Leader Jasper Jek

5/25/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Jasper Jek, Vice-Chairman of Worldchefs Global Development of Young Chefs Committee and co-founder of Super Simple, a chain of quick service restaurants in Singapore. Jasper was intrumental in setting up the first Young Chefs Club, and over 10 years later remains a key voice in empowering young culinary professionals worldwide. Hear his story and insights on what the industry must do to attract and retain young talent and support the next generation of industry leaders. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:38:03

Episode 82: How to Grow Your Plant-Based Menu with Rohini Alam

5/9/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Rohini Alam, the Global Category Lead for Plant-Based offerings at Nestlé Professional. Rohini brings her extensive experience in the food service industry to the development of vegan and plant-based products, helping chefs to deliver amazing dining experiences to consumers. Tune in to hear about shifting trends, how restaurants can adapt to changing consumer demands and capture an expanding market, plus some tips and common pitfalls to avoid. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.

Duration:00:34:36

Episode 81: Stress in the Kitchen with Wonda Grobbelaar

4/18/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Wonda Grobbelaar - chef, soft skills training expert, and PhD candidate studying stress in the kitchen. Tune in to hear about her research on stress and automation technology in the industry, her findings on contributing factors to stress, and her recommendations for future-proofing culinary education. To participate in a worldwide survey on stress in back of house, visit worldchefs.org/podcasts. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.

Duration:00:40:12

Episode 80: How To Launch Your Food Media Brand with Jessica Formicola

4/4/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with author and recipe creator Jessica Formicola. Psychotherapist turned food blogger and TV personality, she brings elevated everyday recipes to the masses through her brand Savory Experiments. Jessica shares her story and approachable advice for getting started in food media. Tune in to hear key insights on building a business online, setting goals for recipe content, and the importance of knowing your audience. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.

Duration:00:34:20

Episode 79: What's Cooking in Kitchen Design Trends with Nathan Logan

3/21/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Nathan Logan, Senior Project Manager at Stys Hospitality Initiative (SHI). After a successful career as an chef, Nathan pivoted to consulting and founded his own company, ML Restaurant Solutions. In his role with SHI, he has designed and managed high-prfile development, renovation and capital improvement projects.Tune in to hear key trends in the hospitality and restaurant industry when it comes to concepts and design, and how to adapt to a fast-changing environment. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.

Duration:00:27:51

Episode 78: Autistic, Gifted, and Welcome in the Kitchen with Chef Franklin Becker

3/8/2023
On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Chef Franklin Becker, an award-winning chef, Top Chef alum, and autism awareness advocate. He has helped to raise more than $14 million dollars for various autism charities. Working with Autism Speaks, Chef Franklin has attracted many of the culinary world’s top talent to the cause. Tune in to hear his story and how the industry can welcome autistic and gifted persons into the kitchen and the culinary world. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional.

Duration:00:35:22