I’ve bee to this and the previous three Bocuse d’Or competitions in Lyon, France and the United States has always gone in with a strong team and high hopes, only for those hopes to have been dashed. Not so this year, as The French Laundry sous chef Philip Tessier along with his commis, Skylar Stover,, under the direction of Coach Gavin Kaysen along with the Team President, Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud, did not disappoint, coming away with a major upset only 10 measly points away from the Gold, which was won by Norway. Sweden, the heavy favorites going in, took the Bronze. Here is my view of the announcement,
There will be plenty more to come from this blog in the 2015 Bocuse competition and the US gaining of the podium.
In the meantime, here is a link to the full results of the competition.