A taste of France


International Culinary Competitions

The World of MBI is your culinary passport to all major international culinary competitions. Since 1996, The World of MBI has led groups of individual competitors and culinary teams to the IKA Culinary Olympics in Germany. Chef Michel, a gold medalist at the IKA Culinary Olympics is very familiar with what it takes to compete on an international level.

We create travel packages for national and regional culinary teams and individual chefs who wish to compete at these culinary showcases. Gourmets, family and friends are invited to attend and be a part of the competition experience.

Our travel packages include airfare, hotel accommodations and ground transportation; all logistics including transportation on competition days, securing kitchen work space, shopping and food procurement assistance, daily V.I.P. exhibition passes, sightseeing, restaurant suggestions and reservations. The World of MBI takes care of all the details so competitors are free to concentrate on their goal, quest for the gold. Don't delay, reserve your spot today!



Cooking Unlimited

October 18-26

Erfurt, Germany

Planning to compete at the 2016 IKA Culinary Olympics?

National, regional teams & individual competitors, we have hotel accommodations & kitchen work space for you.

The World of MBI is your logistic source.

Call us at (001)773-769-1790 or email


for details and to customize a package for you!

Travel package to IKA 2016

for supporters, family & friends

Guidelines & Registration Forms are now available

See below

National Teams

Regional Teams

Individual Exhibitor - Culinary Art

Individual Exhibit Artistry

Individual Exhibit Pastry

National Team Registration

Regional Team Registration

Young Chef National Team Registration

Drawing - Hot Kitchen

National Teams

Young Chef National Teams

Community Catering Teams




                           Competition day - January 24

The USA competed for the first time in the 4th edition

of the International Catering Cup held in conjunction

with Sirha, The World Hospitality &  Food Service Event, 

in Lyon, France, January 24-30  


                                          Press Room       

                            Competition Official Results

         Press release, USA takes Silver at Catering Cup

                  Aiken Standard Recognize Team USA

                 Results, Press Release & Official Video





November 20-28


The World of MBI, A Taste of France will once again provide competition logistics for defending champion Singapore.

2014 Singapore Team Photo

Land package for competitors

                         Land package for supporters

Culinary Teams and Individual Competitors, start making plans to be a part of this exciting international showcase in Luxembourg, November 20-28, 2014!

The World of MBI is your PASSPORT…………We arrange hotel accommodations, kitchen space and ground transportation; shopping and food procurement; VIP Exhibition Passes and more. We take care of all logistics so you are free to concentrate on culinary excellence!

Call us: 773.769.1790 or email mbi@worldofmbi.com

      Flights can also be booked through the World of MBI.

       National Teams to compete in Luxembourg including competition days for both hot & cold food

                           Click here for complete list

         For your info, list of team questions most asked

                         List of individual competitors

                         Guidelines & registrations

                                       National Teams

                                  National Junior Teams

                                        Regional Teams

                                   Single Exhibitor - Chef

                                 Single Exhibitor - Pastry

                    Single Exhibitor - Category D1 & D2

                         Community Catering Teams


 Participants may already take a glimpse of the selection of tableware designed and manufactured by Villeroy & Boch for the EXPOGAST 2014-Culinary World Cup.


The goal of this competition is to create an impetus in the catering sector through new culinary inspiration.



                            WORLD PASTRY CUP


            Learn more about Pastry Team USA 2015

                       Competition days - January 25 & 26  

    in conjunction with Sirha, The World Hospitality &     

                      Food Service Event, Lyon, France

                                      January 24-30



                                    BOCUSE D'OR

                   Competition days - January 27 & 28

      in conjunction with Sirha, The World Hospitality &     

                     Food Service Event, Lyon, France

                                  January 24-30                                                  


    Join us & start planning to attend these 3 amazing culinary showcases in Lyon, France gastronomic mecca.



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