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.
IKA Faces Wall
For the first time in IKA history, chefs and fans worldwide can support the IKA and thus prouldy present their face on the digital “IKA Faces Wall”. Secure your spot now.
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.
The Competition Days for the 26th IKA/Culinary Olympics Are Set
For the participating teams of the IKA/Culinary Olympics in...read more
The virtual anticipation of the IKA begins
Draw of the competition days, online stream and media...read more
International cooking spectacle “shows face”
Just as multifaceted as the participants of the...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
Taking part in 2024
You would like to compete in the IKA/Culinary Olympics 2024 for Olympic gold? Teams can now pre-register to participate. Official registration will be possible shortly. In addition, the Conditions of Participation have been published. We will keep you updated via Facebook, Instagram and on this website.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