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Willment Leong
Thailand Culinary Academy Founder

About

Willment Leong, originally born in Singapore, has been based in Thailand for the past 20 years. In 2010, he founded the non-profit organisation “Thailand Culinary Academy”, which trains and sends Thai chefs to participate in 67 international culinary competitions in 19 countries with 600 national team members and has achieved a total of 1280 awards. The Thailand Culinary Academy also conducts 59 culinary workshops in 12 countries, benefiting 2600 young and professional chefs.

Education, Certifications and Achievements

  • Honorary Master of Business Administration in Hospitality Management, Thailand
  • Life Achievement Award at the World Gourmet Summit, Singapore
  • Asia Honorary Award, China
  • WORLDCHEFS Humanitarian Award
  • Best Role Model Award, Thailand 2017

WORLDCHEFS Board, Committee Positions and / or Memberships

  • World Chefs Without Borders Committee Chairman
  • WORLDCHEFS Academy Advisor
  • WORLDCHEFS A Judge
  • Thailand Chefs Association Vice President and Member