Culinary Art. Worldwide. Unique.
International culinary art
The IKA/Culinary Olympics is the oldest, largest and most diverse international culinary arts competition in the world. Full of passion, professional chef teams work on the perfect interaction of ingredients, preparation and presentation. In fair competition, new culinary trends have been created for nearly 125 years.
5 reasons to be there:
- Olympic spirit
- Culinary highlights
- Exclusive insights
- International variety
- Great tradition
Perfection and precision: about the competition
Teams from all over the world, gathered together for a unique competition: that’s the IKA/Culinary Olympics. In no other cooking competition do so many professional chefs measure their skills against each other. About 2,000 chefs are expected to come to IKA/Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart.
Kochkunst. Weltweit. Einzigartig.
until IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024.
National Teams: The Best Squads in their Countries
Two competitions days per national team and performances at...read more
A Look Behind the Scenes: Strong Supporters for the IKA
The VKD, Messe Stuttgart and Dehoga Baden-Wuerttemberg are the...read more
The Kitchen Plans are published
The floor plans for the 17 competition kitchens of...read more
Culinary highlights, international variety, great tradition: The IKA booklet gives an impression of what the IKA/Culinary Olympics is and what makes this top-class competition so special.read more
About 1,800 participants from 67 nations fought for the Olympic title during the IKA/Culinary Olympics 2020 in Stuttgart. Find the photo and video impressions here.read more