Finale Bocuse d’Or – 27-28 January 2015 Lyon

890bfa9f0986722a3999c84372bdd11497b82569 On January 27th and 28th, 2015 at Lyon, the international jury of the Bocuse d’Or - composed of 24 chefs representing the 24 countries that will be competing in this edition - will judge the candidates on criteria including aesthetics, respect for the products and taste.

This year, Grant Achatz is appointed Honorary President of the jury. The famous American Chef, whose talent is acknowledged worldwide, manages two restaurants in Chicago: the Alinea, threestar in the guide Michelin 2011, and the famous Next. Proud representative of new American cuisine, refined and gastronomic, Grant Achatz is no newcomer to the contest, as he sat on the jury of the Bocuse d’Or United States in 2012.

Thibaut Ruggeri, chef at the restaurant Abbaye de Fontevraud will be the President of the international jury. This 34 year old chef from Haut Savoie in France is successfully making a name for himself. After graduating from the Grenoble Hospitality School, he joined the teams of prestigious establishments such as Lenôtre and worked with some of the most talented chefs: Michel Guérard, Georges Blanc, and Michel Kayser. Thibaut also has a passion for food photography. He proposes sublime modern and creative cuisine that contributed to his consecration in 2013 when he won the Bocuse d’Or. The jury of the Bocuse d’Or will be presided over by Paul Bocuse, the emblematic founder of the contest.

The candidates’ contest schedule is announced.

14163592963_50822606a5_k During two days of intense competition, 24 chefs from the 5 continents will display wonders of creativity, precision, and audacity, in the heart of an 8,000 sqm gastronomic arena. Their objective: to win the prestigious Bocuse d’Or 2015 title. Lots were drawn under the supervision of an official Bailiff to determine the kitchen allotments and the contest schedule for each country on the two days of the contest:

Lots were drawn under the supervision of an official Bailiff to determine the kitchen allotments andm the contest schedule for each country on the two days of the contest:

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Kitchen 1 Chile 8.00 13.00 13.35

Kitchen 2 Australia 8.10 13.10 13.45

Kitchen 3 Iceland 8.20 13.20 13.55

Kitchen 4 United Kingdom 8.30 13.30 14.05

Kitchen 5 France 8.40 13.40 14.15

Kitchen 6 Guatemala 8.50 13.50 14.25

Kitchen 7 Argentina 9.00 14.00 14.35

Kitchen 8 Spain 9.10 14.10 14.45

Kitchen 9 United States 9.20 14.20 14.55

Kitchen 10 Estonia 9.30 14.30 15.05

Kitchen 11 Switzerland 9.40 14.40 15.15

Kitchen 12 Morocco 9.50 14.50 15.25

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Kitchen 1 Germany 8.00 13.00 13.35

Kitchen 2 Finland 8.10 13.10 13.45

Kitchen 3 Malaysia 8.20 13.20 13.55

Kitchen 4 Norway 8.30 13.30 14.05

Kitchen 5 Canada 8.40 13.40 14.15

Kitchen 6 Japan 8.50 13.50 14.25

Kitchen 7 Denmark 9.00 14.00 14.35

Kitchen 8 Sweden 9.10 14.10 14.45

Kitchen 9 Singapore 9.20 14.20 14.55

Kitchen 10 Hungary 9.30 14.30 15.05

Kitchen 11 The Netherlands 9.40 14.40 15.15

Kitchen 12 South Korea 9.50 14.50 15.25

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