International Chef’s Day (ICD) is observed throughout the world on October 20. The first ICD was celebrated in 2004. This year, ICD was observed by focusing on ‘Food Safety and Food Waste’ set by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS).
ICD is an occasion for the chefs around the world
- to celebrate their profession.
- to develop goodwill and friendship amongst each other.
- to help people who are less fortunate.
ICD activities are:
- charity related.
- fun oriented for chefs and their families.
- focus attention on the day through the local media like newspapers, television, radio.
- that will not cost anything or, if it does, that can pay itself.
Read more from WACS: ICD 2009 – A Focus on ‘Food Safety and Food Waste’