Wanna hobnob with your favorite stars at an awards shin-dig?
In the Food world you can…
The Bocuse d’Or USA finals competition weekend takes place at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY from Feb. 5 – 6, 2010. The competition on Saturday, Feb. 6 as well as chef demos, seminars and book signings throughout the weekend will be free and open to the public. It’s your chance rub shoulders with a celebrity chef, or, better yet, get to see new talent in a controlled competition.
The main judging action takes place on Saturday, before a live cheering audience:
Each of the 12 participating teams will create two elaborate presentations before a live audience and a prestigious panel of chef Judges chosen from the Bocuse d’Or USA’s esteemed Culinary Council… Judges for the competition include the following chefs: Grant Achatz, Paul Bartolotta, Traci Des Jardins, Paul Liebrandt, Walter Manzke, David Myers, Daniel Patterson , Georges Perrier, Alain Sailhac, André Soltner, Susan Spicer, Laurent Tourondel, Alan Wong and Eric Ziebold.
The winner represents the USA at the Bocuse d’Or International Culinary Competition in Lyon, France next January 2011. For more information, click here.