Wanted by a Chef for chefs, Sirha Bocuse d'Or is more than a gastronomic competition, it is a universal system of sharing and recognition. Technique and creation, commitment and human values, are highlighted as revealing the great talents of tomorrow’s Haute Cuisine. It is a universal language, understood on the 5 continents, which is embodied through achievements, plates and dishes, as sensitive as spectacular, in the effervescence of a public of supporters. For 35 years, Sirha Bocuse d'Or has been honoring the chefs and the trade and perpetuate the timeless spirit of Paul Bocuse’s cuisine.
A universal language, understood on the 5 continents
Since 2005, the competition introduced preselection events with the national rounds then the continental qualifying events, which include the Bocuse d’Or Europe, Bocuse d’Or Americas, Bocuse d’Or Asia-Pacific and Bocuse d’Or Africa. The continental contests are major events in their own right and serve to determine the 24 countries that will be retainedto take part in the Bocuse d’Or Grand Final.
More than just a one time event, Sirha Bocuse d’Or involves seventy national and 4 continental events over a two years, gathering a whole community of chefs, and whose culmination invariably takes place in the heart of Sirha Lyon.
The International Organising Committee ensures that the spirit and values of the Bocuse d’Or contest are upheld by all players involved with the event. The Committee is responsible for drawing up the core rules as well as the themes for each edition of the contest.
Its members offer support for the participants and are available to answer any queries. During the event, they ensure that the competition runs smoothly, that the rules and regulations are respected by the candidates and that the Jury members are comfortable with the marking criteria.
SAISONS - ECULLY, FRANCE
GERANIUM - KØBENHAVN, DENMARK
STUDIO CAP - SANDNES, NORWAY
- The Social Commitment Award goes to the team from Colombia.
- The prize for the best commis goes to Manuel Hofer of the Switzerland team.
- The take-away award goes to the Swedish team.
- The award for the best theme on a platter goes to the Iceland team.