Chefs United®, the largest network of its kind so far, brings together chefs on every continent and from the entire culinary spectrum – from five-star restaurants to cafeterias. Chefs United® is a unique global network combining more than 15,000 chefs in every area of the world and headed by the award-winning chef Gianfranco Chiarini*.

The global network provides Symrise with exclusive and direct access to the culinary findings and insights of chefs working around the world, with their knowledge of regional and local dishes and cuisine in mind. From local taste preferences, specific methods of preparation and products to the latest trends – the possible uses are almost limitless. And it is this knowledge of local cooking practices in particular that makes this network so extraordinary. Authentic insights, results that can be reproduced and the highest degree of practical relevance: With Chefs United®, Symrise provides its customers with a unique service for the development and support of their brands – all over the world.

* Gianfranco Chiarini is an Italian Michelin-starred chef from Ferrara, whose culinary style is described as Italian “nouvelle fusion cuisine.” His career has taken him from posts in Michelin-starred restaurants and on board cruise ships to working with luxury hotels and in culinary consultancy, research and development and on collaborations in the area of food technology.