Deadlines and Judging Schedules
Regional Qualifying Tournaments
Application Document Screening:
Deadline for entry
|Notice of 1st Stage results||2nd Stage
|Participants of Asia region 1
in Hong Kong
|Deadline for entry: July 26th||Notice of 1st Stage results: August 1st||qualifying tournament: August 14th||Venue: International Culinary Institute|
|Participants of European
|Deadline for entry: October 17th||Notice of 1st Stage results: October 22nd||2nd Stage - qualifying tournament: November 5th||Venue: Le Cordon Bleu|
|* Special: for the European qualifying tournament only
This year, the WWC will be held in collaboration with Basque Culinary Center. One contestant in this Competition's European qualifying tournament (to be held on November 27th, 2019) will win a ticket to the WWC final.
|Participants of Asia region 2
|Deadline for entry: September 12th||Notice of 1st Stage results: September 17th||qualifying tournament: October 1st||Venue: SHATEC|
|Participants of US qualifying tournament
*Please see below.
|* Special: for the US qualifying tournament only
This year, the WWC will be held in collaboration with the Japanese Culinary Academy's "Japan Culinary Art Competition" in which Japanese cuisine chefs from around the world and from Japan compete for the top. One contestant in the Competition's New York qualifying tournament (to be held on January 13th, 2020) will win a ticket to the WWC final. Applicants who wish to compete in the US should apply to the Japan Culinary Art Competition. Please visit their homepage for more details.
The Japanese Food Contest “The Art of Tradition-A Japanese Culinary Competition” sponsored by MGM RESORTS JAPAN LLC will be held on October 21 and 22, 2019 in Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. As a collaboration with this machine, the Japanese Food World Challenge Executive Committee has decided that the winner of the Art of Tradition will participate in the 7th Washoku World Challenge final competition. I hope that the charm of further Japanese food and food culture will be one of the opportunities to be transmitted to the world.
- * Travel and hotel expenses for qualifying tournaments are to be paid for by the contestant.
- * Travel and hotel expenses for the final tournament will be covered by the WWC organizing committee.
- * There is no participation fee.