World on a Plate: Podcast Description Worldchefs Podcast:World on a Plate features conversations with top chefs and leading voices in hospitality exploring food, innovations, and industry news. Tune in for an exclusive look at the culinary world through the lens of experts. Brought to you by Nestlé Professional.
Episode 96: Hire Better and Hire Faster - Talent Trends for 2024 with Hosco CEO Olivier Bracard
29:31On this episode, Ragnar discusses talent trends in the hospitality industry with Olivier Bracard, CEO and Co-founder of Hosco, the first hospitality-specific platform for career development, recruitment, networking and life learning.They dive in to Hosco’s latest Talent Trends report, highlighting the industry's improvements post-COVID and the importance of addressing burnout and facilitating career growth. Tune in for valuable insights into the current state and future of talent in the hospitality industry. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 95: Secrets of Gelato - An Inside Scoop with Kenny Kong
37:51On this episode, Ragnar interviews renowned pastry expert and President of the Gelato World Cup jury, Kenny Kong. They delve into the secrets of gelato, discussing its importance in the pastry world, unique flavors, techniques of making perfect gelato and the upcoming Gelato World Cup. Get an inside look into the the judging criteria of the prestigous Worldchefs endorsed event, taking place in Rimini, Italy, in January 2024. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 94: Inspiration and Innovation in the Digital Age - Empowering Chefs to Create with Gastronomixs' Inge Meijs
37:37On this episode, Ragnar discusses the transformative power of technology in kitchens with Inge Meijs, co-founder of Gastronomixs. They explore how Gastronomixs enhances culinary creativity, assists in recipe creation, and keeps chefs updated with recent trends. Tune in to learn more about Gastronomixs' journey, their unique offering, and explore how they are shaping the future of professional kitchens. Plus, get an exclusive Worldchefs discount code for Gastronomixs membership! World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 93: Leadership Lessons from a Chef - Finding Time to be Great with Charles Carroll
46:16On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Charles Carroll, CEC, AAC, past president of Worldchefs, for an in-depth conversation about his culinary journey and leadership lessons. They discuss the dedication and love for the art of cooking that has shaped Chef Charles' illustrious career, along with his unique perspective on motivational leadership. Hear more on the importance of passionate teamwork, personal growth and maintaining a fine balance between professional commitments and personal life, especially during the hectic holiday season. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 92: Thrive to Perform - Perform to Thrive with Krumma Jonsdottir
41:38Positive Performances "Thrive to Perform, Perform to Thrive" On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Krumma Jonsdottir, people development professional and executive coach. With 20+ years of experience in international hospitality management, training, and mentoring, Krumma's expertise bridges hospitality with positive psychology to help F&B professionals develop their leadership skills. Hear more about leadership development focusing on future and current leaders’ performance and multidimensional wellbeing. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 91: Generations of Learning - Navigating the Culinary Education Revolution with Kirk Bachmann of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
47:15On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Kirk Bachmann, President and Provost of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, Colorado. They dive into Kirk's rich and fascinating carrer as a chef and educator, and take the pulse of culinary education today. Hear Kirk's insights on how culinary training has changed and how it's evolving. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 90: Empowering Women in the Culinary Industry - Taking Action with Chef Zana of the South African Chefs' Association
41:00On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Chef Zana Alvarado of SA Chefs to address gender disparities in the culinary world and support the advancement of women in this male-dominated industry. Chef Zana, the National Chairperson for SA Chefs' Women in Culinary Committee, shares more on the Women in Culinary initiative, her personal journey in the industry, and the need for more awareness and inclusion in culinary education. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 89: A Taste of ‘La Dolce Vita’ in the Competition Arena - Get the Scoop on the Gelato World Cup's 10th Edition with Flavia Morelli & Valentina Sorgente
36:25On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Flavia Morelli and Valentina Sorgente of the Italian Exhibition Group S.P.A. to introduce a new collaboration set to bring 'La Dolce Vita' to the competition arena during prestigous Gelato World Cup. Hear how competitions translate to career success, the latest updates on a brand new format for the Gelato World Cup's 10th edition, and all there is to see and enjoy in the event's host city of Rimini, Italy. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 88: Inside Singapore's Culinary Culture with Eric Neo, President of Singapore Chefs' Association
26:05On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Eric Neo, the President of the Singapore Chef Association, about the upcoming Worldchefs Congress & Expo in Singapore. Discover Singapore's rich culinary culture, from laksa to chili crab, and hear Eric's journey from Young Chef to President. Eric and Ragnar invite chefs and hospitality professionals from around the world to attend the Congress for an unmissable program of networking, learning, and inspiration. Plus, don't miss the Young Chefs Billy Gallagher Forum, where young talents can interact and learn from peers worldwide. Get your tickets now with limited-time Early Bird rates. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.
Episode 87: Unlock the Power of Digital Badging with Sam Egerton, Sales Leader at the City & Guilds
37:44On this episode, Ragnar speaks with Sam Egerton, City & Guilds Sales Lead for Recognition Services. City & Guilds and Worldchefs have been working together for over 10 years, bringing to the industry the first Global Hospitality Certification. Tune in to learn more about digital badging, and how powerful it can be as a tool for your business and your skills. World on a Plate is supported by Nestlé Professional and Electrolux Food Foundation.