Tag Archives: Bocuse D’Or

A Conversation With Chef Philip Tessier, USA’s Candidate for Bocuse D’Or 2015

I didn’t know much about Chef Philip Tessier before he was selected to be the  American Candidate for the Bocuse D’Or in Lyon France in January 2015, but I did get to know him a bit at the Benefit dinner held [...]

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Bocuse d’Or USA at The Culinary Vegetable Institute – In Good Hands

Competitiveness is a basic human trait that has been around for as long as history has been recorded and likely well before that too. At its basest level, competition can bring out the worst in human nature, but at its [...]

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The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No.4

The Bocuse d’Or – This was my third time attending this illustrious and exciting event in Lyon, France and it hasn’t gotten old. The personalities, the energy and the sheer spectacle are stupendous. Attending this phenomenal event should be on [...]

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Culinary Pilgrimages: Part 7 – Lovely Lyon

Our timing for the drive to the train station was good. With a 12 noon train, we missed the rush hour traffic and made it to Brussels with plenty of time to find the Car Rental return and get our [...]

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Bocuse d’Or 2013 – French Impressions

I spent three days and three nights with my father in Lyon, France, to experience the Bocuse d’Or. In case you’re not familiar, here’s a brief history: The legendary Paul Bocuse started the Bocuse d’Or in 1987 as a sort [...]

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Bocuse d’Or 2013 – The Winner is…. France!

Chef Thibaut Ruggeri of France produced sensationally beautiful Fish plates and an incredible meat platter to win the 2013 Bocuse d’Or and propel France back to the Gold Medal. Jeppe Foldager of Denmark took the Silver and Noriyuki Hamada of [...]

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Bocuse d’Or 2013 – Go USA!

Today is the second and final day of the 2013 Bocuse d’Or. Yesterday saw half the teams in the field compete. Today, the United States is amongst the competitors with the winners announced at the end of the day. With [...]

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Sunday Photo -Team USA and the Bocuse d’Or

The 2013 Bocuse d’Or competition takes place this week in Lyon, France. Considered by many to be the premiere culinary competition in the world, it is an intense battle, of skill, ingenuity, resourcefulness, stamina and will unlike anything else out [...]

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One Year Ago Today – Bocuse d’Or 2011 Day One

One year ago today an epic gastronomic battle started in Lyon, France. It was the first day of the two day Bocuse d’Or cooking competition, ultimately won by Denmark’s masterful Rasmus Kofoed. The team from the United States, consisting of [...]

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Michael Talalaev Dines at Geranium

My good friend, Michael Talalaev, recently spent a few days in one of my favorite cities in the world – Copenhagen. He went there specifically to eat, and though he didn’t get a chance to dine at noma, he did [...]

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