Photography by Jodi Hinds for Bocuse d'Or Team UK

Bocuse d’Or UK National Selection to take place at The Restaurant Show

The Bocuse d’Or UK Academy has announced that the UK National Selection for the Bocuse d’Or European final in 2020 will take place at The Restaurant Show at Olympia London on Monday 30 September. The Bocuse d’Or is the largest and most prestigious chef competition in the world. Founded in 1987 by the late and legendary Paul Bocuse, the competition has grown to become the greatest … Continue reading Bocuse d’Or UK National Selection to take place at The Restaurant Show

Roganic fundraising dinner raises £12,360 for Bocuse d’Or UK Academy

Monday 18 March saw a team of fantastic chefs from London’s top restaurants come together to cook an exquisite meal in aid of the Bocuse d’Or UK Academy. The Academy, founded in late 2017 by chef turned restaurateur Andreas Antona, is supported entirely by donations and sponsorship and exists to support Team UK in the world’s largest and most prestigious chef competition. The idea for … Continue reading Roganic fundraising dinner raises £12,360 for Bocuse d’Or UK Academy

Top chefs gather at Roganic to cook London fundraiser for Bocuse d’Or UK Academy

Some of Britain’s best chefs are teaming up for the first time in a bid to raise much-needed funds for the Bocuse d’Or UK Academy. The fundraising dinner will take place at Roganic, chef Simon Rogan’s Marylebone restaurant, on Monday 18 March.  The dinner follows Team UK placing 10th in the world at last month’s Bocuse d’Or final in Lyon. Denmark once again took the … Continue reading Top chefs gather at Roganic to cook London fundraiser for Bocuse d’Or UK Academy

Bocuse d’Or UK Team Video – Fine Tuning for Lyon 2019

Each team is asked to produce a promotional video introducing their team.  And what better way to promote Team UK than with the England Band who bring the atmosphere to the 6,000 seater stadium?  A wonderful afternoon capturing both the finesse and humour of TeamUK! Huge thanks to Westminster Kingsway College for letting us shoot in your kitchens and to Gavin at Bread and Butter … Continue reading Bocuse d’Or UK Team Video – Fine Tuning for Lyon 2019

Bocuse d’Or UK Academy raises record amount at University College Birmingham fundraising dinner

The Bocuse d’Or UK Academy, a not for profit organisation founded to support and promote Team UK in the world’s most prestigious cooking competition, hosted a very successful fundraising event on Friday 18 January. The dinner took place at University College Birmingham, a long term supporter of the Bocuse d’Or UK Team. Chair of the Bocuse d’Or UK Academy Andreas Antona, had himself donated several prizes … Continue reading Bocuse d’Or UK Academy raises record amount at University College Birmingham fundraising dinner

Bocuse d’Or 2019 World Final details announced

The key details for the Bocuse d’Or World final have been revealed and the brief is as challenging as ever. Chefs from 24 countries will compete in the Bocuse d’Or world final in Lyon on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 January, the first world final following the passing of its founder Paul Bocuse. Each national team has five hours 35 minutes to produce 16 plates … Continue reading Bocuse d’Or 2019 World Final details announced

Simon Rogan to take over from Brian Turner as Bocuse d’Or UK President

Simon Rogan, the award winning chef owner of L’Enclume and Rogan and Co in Cartmel and London restaurants Aulis and Roganic will take over the role of Bocuse d’Or UK President from Brian Turner CBE.  Brian Turner has held the role for almost 30 years and with Team UK once again through to the world final, he felt the time was right to pass on … Continue reading Simon Rogan to take over from Brian Turner as Bocuse d’Or UK President

President Brian Turner reflects on what the Bocuse d’Or means to him

Chef Brian Turner, CBE passes on the mantle of presidency after 29 years. —– What does the Bocuse d’Or mean to you? In my opinion the Bocuse d’Or is the greatest, global cooking competition and to have been involved in it for such a long time has meant an amazing amount to me. How did you first hear about it and become involved? In 1987 … Continue reading President Brian Turner reflects on what the Bocuse d’Or means to him