A taste of France


International Culinary Competitions

The World of MBI is your culinary passport to all major international culinary competitions. Since 1996, The World of MBI has led groups of individual competitors and culinary teams to the IKA Culinary Olympics in Germany. Chef Michel, a gold medalist at the IKA Culinary Olympics is very familiar with what it takes to compete on an international level.

We create travel packages for national and regional culinary teams and individual chefs who wish to compete at these culinary showcases. Gourmets, family and friends are invited to attend and be a part of the competition experience.

Our travel packages include airfare, hotel accommodations and ground transportation; all logistics including transportation on competition days, securing kitchen work space, shopping and food procurement assistance, daily V.I.P. exhibition passes, sightseeing, restaurant suggestions and reservations. The World of MBI takes care of all the details so competitors are free to concentrate on their goal, quest for the gold. Don't delay, reserve your spot today!



Cooking Unlimited

October 19-26

Erfurt, Germany

                                  A La Carte Offerings

                                   Registration Form

During your stay in Erfurt we have "A La Carte Offerings" that includes English language guided visits of Erfurt; Weimar with a regional lunch; the Buchenwald Memorial; and a Wine and Chocolate Presentation & Tasting.

If you would like to join any of these planned activities, simply complete the reservation form in the attached information and /or share with anyone you think may be interested.


                          Travel package to IKA 2016

for food lovers, gourmets, supporters, family & friends

Join us to watch & enjoy the cuisine of international chef teams from around the globe

Planning to compete at the 2016 IKA Culinary Olympics?

National, regional teams & individual competitors, we have hotel accommodations & kitchen work space for you.

The World of MBI is your logistic source.

Call us at (001)773-769-1790 or email


for details and to customize a package for you!

Guidelines & Registration Forms

National Teams

Regional Teams

Individual Exhibitor - Culinary Art

Individual Exhibit Artistry

Individual Exhibit Pastry

National Team Registration

Regional Team Registration

Young Chef National Team Registration

Drawing - Hot Kitchen

National Teams

Young Chef National Teams

Community Catering Teams





                               Lyon 2017 Itinerary

                                     January 20-26

We proudly unveil our itinerary for Lyon, France to be a   part of the excitement of these international culinary showcases.                                   

                          International Catering Cup

                                  World Pastry Cup

                                        Bocuse d’Or



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