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Welcome to the Culinary Association of Wales

Welcome to the Culinary Association of Wales website. The Association exists to promote excellence in the art of professional cookery within Wales. The Association is a partnership of Professional Chefs and Caterers whose mission is to develop and raise the culinary profile of Wales, its establishments and those working within them – in all three regions – North Wales, Mid Wales and South Wales.

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Culinary Association of Wales president Arwyn Watkins, OBE, presents the best college award to Coleg y Cymoedd assistant head of school Ian Presgrave and catering and hospitality lecturers Kevin Hall and Max Vian.

Wales hospitality event the launchpad to hosting Worldchefs Congress 2026

This year’s Welsh International Culinary Championships (WICC), held at the International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales), Newport, was the…

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Culinary Association of Wales President, Arwyn Watkins

Welsh food and drink products the “golden ticket” for hospitality businesses

Hospitality businesses across Wales are losing sales and customers if they don’t use Welsh food and drink products on…

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Gabbi and Rosie winners of green chef award

Apprentices strike gold to win new Green Chef Challenge contest

A team of two young Mid Wales apprentices has won a new competition launched by the Culinary Association of…

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National Culinary Teams

The Welsh National Junior Culinary Team raises the profile of culinary expertise and promotes the high quality and versatile Welsh food and drink industry around the globe.

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