As per mission statement of Thailand Culinary Academy is time for our 4th annual charity event for the less fortunate one, this year theme for charity work focus on “Sustainability” which Thailand Culinary Academy had donated certain percentage of our annual funding to 190 hill tribe children and their family. Total funding donated 218,810 baht (6800 USD) which Academy accounted for 200,000 baht and 18700 from other kind donors. On behalf of Thailand Culinary Academy, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to our year 2013 Sponsors, Royal Thai Army, Siam Makro (Our Sponsors) Petchburi Branch and ISUZU Thailand for supporting us in this meaningful charity event. A total of 3 weeks planning, the charity operation involving of building an poultry hut to breed 100 chicken, 100 duck, food for the poultry, 190 blankets and 190 pack of needed relief item for the children.
On 01 Dec 2013 at 3am, 45 of Thailand Culinary Academy members travel 2 hours to Phetchaburi Province Makro branch in order to change transport to 8 Isuzu 4 WD pick up truck and 2 Royal Thai Army GMC to Bann Pgazkoenyau (Child Care Centre) Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi, Thailand. The journey took us another 2.5 hours (around 170km) in rough terrain. Upon arrive at the site, our team had to prepare an Sustainable meal for 190 children’s in 60 minutes due to our late arrival to the site. The entire charity work finish at 2.30 pm and we depart the site after distributed all relief pack to all children. Once again, I would like to thanks all sponsors, members, supporter for assisting in these event. “To give is better than to take”
About World Chefs Without Borders
World Chefs Without Borders is a humanitarian aid initiative by The World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS). WCWB collaborates with any and all aid agencies and organisations, international, governmental and private. WCWB is an initiative impartial to race, religion, gender, political views and any other dividing concept. It aims at saving lives, alleviating suffering and restoring dignity and basic human rights by providing nutritious food and clean water to the hungry and the malnourished, in response to national as well as international situations. WCWB works with employers to ensure that volunteering chefs will have their jobs secure until their return from the field.
4 of the chefs from Thailand join the world chefs Asian president forum & judging seminar in Kuala Lumpur.The 11th edition of Culinaire Malaysia will showcase more than 1000 finest Chefs and Food & Beverage personnel who will be competing to the Finest of Them All. The event had attracted international participants from the region, judging will be done with no fear and favor of a careful selected WACS Approve Judges and distinguished personalities across the world best.
Thailand WACS Approved Judge members
1. Chef Willment Leong (Chairman World Chefs without Border/WACS Approved Judge A)
2. Chef Santo Sophis (Executive Chef of Thai Airways International/WACS Approved Judge B)
3. Chef Jamnong Nirangsan (President of Thai Chef Association/WACS Approved Judge B)
4. Chef Somsak Rarongkum (Executive Chef of Grand Four Wings Srinakarin/WACS Approved Judge B)
5. Chef Jatuporn Juengmeesuk (Advisory Chef of Fonterra Brands Thailand/WACS Approved Judge B)