“The World Food Championships is an incredible event that celebrates and recognizes the world’s best food competitors,” said Jeff Morris, communication director at World Food Championships. “Now in the second year of our partnership, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas has proved an ideal partner in the competition and has been with us every step of the way – the time and hard work the students and instructors donate allow us to continually raise the bar and present the best in culinary competition to our guests.”Attracting more than 300 competitors from around the world, the World Food Championships is one of today’s largest high stakes food competitions. The four-day food festival and cooking competition features the best of the best in seven food categories, including: BBQ, chili, burgers, sandwiches, bacon, dessert and a World Recipe Championship featuring winners of online recipe contests. It all comes down to the Final Table where the category winners face off for the chance to be crowned World Food Champion and take home part of the $300,000 total prize purse. Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas offers certificate and associate degree programs in culinary and patisserie and baking. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning from experienced chef instructors who understand the industry. To find out more about Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Las Vegas or any of the other 15 Le Cordon Bleu campuses, visit: www.chefs.edu. About Le Cordon Bleu Le Cordon Bleu is a leading provider of quality culinary arts education worldwide. Our network of 16 schools in the United States offers culinary students hands-on education with faculty dedicated to providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue career opportunities in the culinary and hospitality industry. Find disclosures on employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.chefs.edu/disclosures. Le Cordon Bleu cannot guarantee employment or salary. Le Cordon Bleu is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information about Le Cordon Bleu, visit www.chefs.edu. Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logo are registered trademarks of Career Education Corporation.
About the World Food ChampionshipsThe World Food Championships is a yearlong, world-wide search for the best team, cook or chefs in competition food sport. The event culminates in a 4-day high-stakes food fight to name the ultimate World Food Champion. Major bragging rights and $300,000 are on the line as competitors, from Pros to average Joes, earn their right to compete in tournament process in Downtown Las Vegas. The seven-category World Food Championships will take place at the Fremont Street Experience on Nov. 7-10. To learn more, visit www.worldfoodchampionships.com.