The At-Sunrice GlobalChef Award is the new industry standard to inspire young chefs with a mission to pursue the global chef path. The criteria to qualify are:

  • Technical competency and comprehensive knowledgein Eastern and Western cuisines
  • Formal graduation from a culinary arts establishment or college
  • Global culinary experience (working one year or more on at least two continents)
  • Awards and honours for culinary skills and innovations
  • Professional mentorship of young chefs
  • Industry and professional leadership (serving industry associations, institutions, judging or advisory panels and community projects)
  • Fluency in at least two languages

The At-Sunrice GlobalChef Award made its debut in 2005 at the renowned World Gourmet Summit in Singapore. Today, we have 75 outstanding recipients from 20 countries. We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to each of them for accepting our award.


Adrian Winoto Co-Owner Confit Restaurant
Daniel Chavez Chef / Owner OLA Cocina del Mar
Gilles Marx Chef / Founder AMUZ Gourmet Group
Iurii Kovryzhenko Executive Chef Vintage Boutique Hotel
Sebastian Nohse Director of Culinary / Director of Food & Beverage JW Marriott Marquis Dubai / Dubai Marriot Harbour
Sebastien Lepinoy Executive Director / Chef Les Amis Restaurant
Toni Robertson Executive Chef Mandarin Oriental


At-Sunrice salute a special breed of professionals – the GlobalChef. These awards are conferred during the annual World Gourmet Summit in April. Nominations for this award are open every November the year before. If you know of any outstanding global chefs deserving recognition, nominate him or her today!

Click here to download the nomination form.


The GlobalChef Scholarship is a one-time contribution towards a long-term vision. Each GlobalChef Scholarship is worth $500 given in the name of the GlobalChef Award recipient.


As a GlobalChef Award recipient, you are first in the list for a preview of our brightest graduands every year at TalentMatch© . Build your kitchen dream team – pick from the absolute best.