Lifetime achievement award winner 2013 is Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse has pushed the boundaries of excellence in cooking and the dining experience throughout his 30-year career in gastronomy. The Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Diners Club International®, part of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2013, acknowledges not only Ducasse’s reputation for innovative French cuisine but also his indisputable influence over today’s generation of chefs and restaurateurs around … Continue reading

Slow Fish 2011: The Protagonists and Their Stories

Slow Fish is back at the Genoa Fiera (Italy) from May 27 to 30, the fifth biannual international event dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems. Debates, meetings, workshops and tastings will focus on issues linked to sustainable fishing and responsible seafood consumption.  Serving the Sea Fusion Without Confusion: The Art of Mehmet Gürs The top floor of … Continue reading

Bocuse d’Or 2011

Ever since 1987, the Bocuse d’Or contest has been giving young chefs a unique opportunity to demonstrate their skills, offering them a tremendous springboard for their careers. From one competition to the next, its international influence has grown constantly. With the successive creation of contests in Latin America, Asia and Europe, the Bocuse d’Or has … Continue reading

The Lufthansa Star Chef Programme

Lufthansa passengers have been on a high in the world of haute cuisine since the launch of Lufthansa’s Star Chefs programme in January 2000. In-flight creations by culinary luminaries at the pinnacle of the world’s cooking fraternity have turned their flights into truly heavenly delights. To date, such international celebrities as Harald Wohlfahrt (Baiersbronn), Dieter … Continue reading