Every two years, the heart of the Sirha trade exhibition beats to the beat of the final of the prestigious Bocuse d’Or contest. After many months of preparations, twenty-four of the most promising chefs in the world will experience two days of intense competition during which they will have to give their very best to try and win the most beautiful trophy in the world of gastronomy.
Before taking part in the final the participants had first to earn their qualification via continental selection events (Bocuse d’Or Europe, Bocuse d’Or Asia Pacific and Bocuse d’Or America), individual qualifications or by being attributed one of the wildcards. This final test will reveal to the world the best talents in culinary arts from all over the planet.
Created in 1987 by Paul Bocuse with the purpose of highlighting the chefs’ talent and excellence, the Bocuse d’Or contest celebrated 30 years of existence in 2017.
The final of the Bocuse d'Or will take place on the 29th and 30th January 2019.