Chef Willment Leong


We are excited to extend an invitation to you for the 10th edition of the Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge (TUCC), which will be held at THAIFEX – Anuga Asia, IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok, from May 28th to June 1st, 2024. Recognized as one of Asia’s most esteemed culinary competitions, TUCC will unite over 700 professional and aspiring chefs from around the globe to vie for victory in 23 categories. A distinguished panel of more than 40 judges, endorsed by the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WorldChefs), will assess the flavor and presentation of your dishes.


This is an exceptional opportunity for you to contend for some of the most prestigious titles in the culinary realm, such as the Best Ultimate Establishment Award (Professional Chef), Best Ultimate Asian Gourmet Challenge (Open), Best Ultimate Asian Chef Award (Professional Chef), Best Ultimate Professional Chef Award, Best Ultimate Junior Chef Award, Best Ultimate Pastry Chef Award, and Top Score Awards (Professional and Junior Chef). TUCC offers a distinctive platform to enhance your culinary expertise and gain insight into Asian cuisines, as well as to explore new ingredients and techniques for crafting delectable plant-based Asian dishes. This competition not only serves as a stage for showcasing your culinary skills but also as a space for learning and discovering new culinary prospects.


We are confident that you will seize this opportunity to exhibit your proficiency and stand among the culinary elite. We wish you the best of luck and eagerly anticipate witnessing your culinary creations come to life at TUCC 2024!


Respectfully yours,

Chef Willment Leong
Organizing Chairman
Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge 2024
Continental Director for Asia
Chairman for World Chefs Without Border
WorldChefs Accredited International Judge
Vice President – Thailand Chefs Association
Founder Chairman – Thailand Culinary Academy