After Sweden in 2014 and Hungary in 2016, where will the 2018 edition of the Bocuse d’Or Europe be held? Six nations have announced their interest in hosting the most prestigious cooking contest in Europe: Germany, Denmark, Estonia, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom.
The six candidate countries have until next December 4th 2015 in order to submit their final application dossier. They are well aware that hosting the Bocuse d’Or Europe offers an exceptional opportunity to promote their culinary heritage as well as their cultural and touristic assets.
The international Organizing Committee will review the applications in order to first shortlist 4 dossiers.These countries will then receive a visit from the IOC.The country retained will be announced on May 11th 2016, during the Bocuse d’Or Europe prize presentation ceremony in Budapest.
FOCUS ON BOCUSE D’OR EUROPE 2016 BUDAPEST
In 2016, it is Hungary that will have the honour of hosting the contest, presided over by Hungarian chef Zoltan Hamvas. On May 10th and 11th, 2016, Budapest – the capital – will have a unique opportunity to present its generous and diversified gastronomy at the forefront of the international scene.
During Sirha Budapest the 20 candidates will give their very best, cheered on by a crowd of enthusiastic supporters, in a 5 hrs 35 minutes culinary show that promises to be mind-blowing! Following this challenge at the top, only 11 European chefs will win a ticket for the grand finale of the Bocuse d’Or to be held in Lyon France in January 2017.
There they will be up against the very best chefs from the general international selection process.Yet another opportunity to open the contest to new culinary traditions and new talents!