Transforming society through gastronomy
Anyone with a professional culinary background can be nominated to this award, based on their work in fields such as culinary innovation, health, nutrition, education, the environment, the food industry, social or economic development, among others.
Candidates must be nominated by active culinary professionals - chefs, restaurant owners, food writers, journalists, among others - or by institutions from the sector. Anyone interested in submitting a nomination must complete the following form, and provide information about the candidate, as well as the reasons why the nominee deserves the award. Through these nominations, BCWP seeks out the knowledge and expertise of the international culinary community to discover people with transformative initiatives in different parts of the world who may not enjoy broad public recognition.
Please consider this is an award for individuals (not for projects) with outstanding careers or initiatives. BCWP gives equal consideration to all candidates regardless of their culinary culture, nationality, international acclaim. Also regardless of how many nominations one chef might receive. BCWP is also not designed to fund chefs’ future projects.
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