THE VEUVE CLICQUOT WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF 2015: HÉLÈNE DARROZE

Hélène Darroze of Hélène Darroze in Paris, France and of Hélène Darroze at the Connaught in London, UK has been named the 2015 Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef. She will be honoured at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, in London on the 1st June. French-born Hélène Darroze is a fourth generation chef who, after completing … Continue reading

‘Fun’ Is Replacing ‘Fine’ Dining, Comprehensive Culinary Study Finds

Until the past decade, the Connaught Grill in Mayfair, London, was perhaps the most traditional haute-cuisine establishment to be found anywhere. Chef Michel Bourdin, who held two Michelin stars for more than two decades, openly professed his model to be the great Auguste Escoffier, who made his mark a century earlier. Not only were there … Continue reading

60 Chefs to Honor French Cuisine at Versailles

60 world class chefs will travel to the Château de Versailles where they will cook a sensational meal in homage to French cuisine. The brainchild of Jaume Tàpies, Chairman of the Board of Relais & Châteaux, and Marc Haeberlin, President of Grandes Tables du Monde; Le Dîner des Grands Chefs will take place at the … Continue reading