Bocuse d’Or

Bocuse d’Or - Twenty-four teams are competing for the world’s best chef title, known as the Bocuse d’Or, in Lyon. The winner of the prestigious prize will be announced this evening. Known colloquially as the “cooking Olympics” the  Bocuse d’Or puts teams of chefs representing their respective countries against each other. The event was founded by one of France’s most celebrated chefs, Paul Bocuse, whose son will preside over a 24-member jury this year.


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