The world-famous cook champion, the Bocuse d” Or remains in full speed at Lyon’s Sirha Food Fair.
Cooks from throughout the globe have actually been examining their abilities throughout techniques and also versus the appear the conclusion of 2 years tough training for this most prominent of occasions. And also the finalists, standing for 21 nations, are currently placing their abilities to the examination. The champions will certainly be revealed on Monday night.
New for 2021 – a takeaway homage to food under lockdown
This year, in order to examine a cook’s capacity to adjust to a globe shook up by the wellness situation, the 2021 version includes a takeaway examination.
A starter/ main dish/ treat declination of the cherry tomato and also shrimp is the specification right here.
However, even more than that, the group has to make their very own takeaway box themselves, and also complying with details policies.
- made from products of plant beginning
- have to be recyclable
- developed with a removable cover
- with the complying with measurements: 350mm broad/ 450mm size (optimum)
Global competition – 2 cooks from exact same dining establishment chef for various countries
The much-lauded Geranium dining establishment in Copenhagen flaunts 2 finalists at the 2021 Bocuse d’Or. And also they are securely in different kitchen areas for this occasion.
Ronni Mortensen has actually been right here prior to.
As a 16-year-old he was currently a commis cook under Rasmus Kofoed (still his manager at Geranium and also applauding him on in Lyon 2021) when Denmark obtained the silver medal in the 2007 competitors.
The major plate examination this year asks the cooks to collaborate with beef chuck. A cut of beef that is rarely made use of in Denmark. I ask him if he recoiled in scary when he discovered.
” Primarily, yes!” Mortensen confessed. “It’s not an item that we typically make use of in the entire of Denmark once you obtain your fingers right into it, it’s ok.”
On his colleague at Geranium, Artur Kazaritski, currently contending versus him for Estonia, Mortensen is as cooled as Gazpacho.
” It’s great,” he informs Euronews. “Naturally we attempt to undermine him, however in an amusing means. We have an excellent connection and also he’s doing what he’s performing in one more kitchen area.”
There’s a healthy and balanced competition and also just as healthy and balanced regard in between both cooks. “If they’re missing out on an item of meat or something that really did not get here, we will certainly assist them out.”
Head Of State of the I.O.C., Régis Marcon, makes the situation for the selection of plate.
” We have actually picked a basic and also affordable meal, however which, in our eyes as chefs, continues to be worthy: the beef chuck. It will certainly enable us, with the enforced braising, to much better review the chef’s methods.”
Remain tuned for the outcomes as you will certainly hear them initially right here on Euronews.com.