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The most prestigious culinary contest in the world

The Bocuse d’Or sees the very best chefs from around the globe come together every two years in Lyon, for two days of intense competition and a huge celebration of the culinary arts. Started in 1987 by world renowned chef Paul Bocuse, the Bocuse d’Or has grown enormously over the past three decades. By supporting Team UK in its mission to take home the coveted … Continue reading The most prestigious culinary contest in the world

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Tom Phillips UK Candidate 2018

Tom Phillips, 25, first learnt about the Bocuse d’Or as an apprentice at The Ritz in London. As soon as the hotel’s executive chef and former candidate John Williams introduced the competition to him he was captivated. Tom’s captivation became more serious during a conversation in the USA with current Bocuse d’Or title holder Mathew Peters from  The French Laundry. Mathew told Tom that if … Continue reading Tom Phillips UK Candidate 2018

Tom Phillips from Restaurant Story wins U.K. Bocuse d’Or selection

Tom Phillips, sous chef at Restaurant Story in London, won the UK Selection of the Bocuse d’Or on Saturday 18 November. Five chefs competed in a three hour 45 minute cook off at The Skills Show at Birmingham NEC. The runner-up was Adam Thomason MCA, executive chef at Restaurant Associates. The other chefs competing were Chris Hill MCA, premier sous chef, The Ritz London, Frederick … Continue reading Tom Phillips from Restaurant Story wins U.K. Bocuse d’Or selection

Meet the UK Academy Board

To put us in the best stead to reach the Bocuse d’Or podium – something the UK has never achieved to date – Team UK has upped the stakes and launched the Bocuse d’Or UK Academy. Led by chairman, Andreas Antona, owner of Simpsons restaurant in Birmingham and The Cross at Kenilworth, the launch took place on October 10, 2017, in front of a roomful … Continue reading Meet the UK Academy Board

Photograph by Jodi Hinds for Bocuse d'Or UK Academy

Support Team UK

The Bocuse d’Or, the world’s most prestigious chef competition, offers to its sponsors a unique opportunity to put their brand in the spotlight. From one competition to the next, the international influence of the Bocuse d’Or has grown significantly since its inception in 1987. 60 national selections and three continental selections have now been created, leading to the climax of the 2019 final in Lyon. … Continue reading Support Team UK