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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

2 Ghanaians Nominated As Judges … For 9th WFC 

Ms. Annie Yayra  Hiamey   Enoch Worlanyo

TWO Ghanaians have been nominated as judges for the 9th annual edition of the World Food Championships (WFC) to be held in Dallas, Texas, USA.

President of Let’s Cook, Ghana, powered by Go Ghana LLC, Ms. Annie Yayra Hiamey and Global Head of Community Brand Ambassador of Let’s Cook, Ghana, Enoch Worlanyo (Prof. E.K. Wallace), are among 10 selected judges for the prestigious event which commences from November 5-9, 2021.

Worlanyo, who doubles as Head of Sports at Adom Cluster of Multimedia Group will be judging in the soup category, while Ms. Hiamey handles the dessert category where they would use their skill and dexterity to select the finest for the world soup and world dessert champions.

The event will be packed with amazing food adventures and international guests. The Food Championships will feature over 500 culinary teams from more than 45 American States and 18 countries – and expected to welcome over 60,000 buyers from all over the restaurant, sporting, foodservice and hospitality industries.

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The Top 10 judging spots are reserved for WFC’s valued sponsors and supporters and are nominated under merit. Judges are required to attend an Execution, Appearance, and Taste (EAT) certification class prior to the competition.

The Food Sports competition, adjudged the third best food festival in the world, is a five-day food fight of a non-stop, high paced, tournament style cooking in a competitive food sport arena. The World Food Championships (WFC) is a year-long, worldwide search for the best team, home cooks and chefs in competition food sport that culminates in a multi-day high-stakes “food fight” to name the ultimate World Food Champion and award hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes.

Ten category champions face off for a grand prize of $100,000 at the Final Table.

The WFC uses the EAT method, the best way to judge a food competition.

Meanwhile, five Ghanaian media outfits including GTV Sports, 442 GH and Oyerepa FM have been given visas to cover the esteemed competition.

Go Ghana’s partnership with the WFC will also funnel the country’s best chefs and cooks into the competition as the search would soon be on for the “Soup-er man or Soup-er Woman” to represent Ghana. Go Ghana will be premiering the Let’s Cook, Ghana cooking competitions qualifier events from February to August 2022 in Accra and the USA, which will send the best chefs and home cooks to the World Food Championships in USA, 2022.

The World Food Championships is a serious food sport competition involving a lot of cash prizes. Champions must win particular events to qualify for a chance to win the ultimate food crown and a share of $300,000 and the final prize of $100,000. The contest is open to amateurs and professionals who must win a qualifying competition before arrival.

Let’s Cook Ghana is a culinary passport for national and regional culinary teams and individual chefs, and home cooks who wish to compete at international culinary showcases at major international culinary competitions powered by Go Ghana LLC, promoting Ghana’s food tourism abroad.

Ms. Hiamey was recently nominated by the Lion’s Club as the Hunger Committee Chairperson for District 2-T3 which sees to the entire wedge-shaped West Texas area that runs from El Paso to Odessa and from New Mexico to the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. She will be involved in various projects including efforts to relieve food insecurity.

Go Ghana LLC operates as an international sports and food tourism business agency with a global mindset, and a network of strategic and creatively connects brands, media platforms and fans by leveraging a global network paired with decades of experience and an innovative spirit, build capacity and exchange ideas.

From The Sports Desk 




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