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Bocuse d'Or Announces Superstar Judge Lineup

Bocuse d'Or Announces Superstar Judge Lineup

The panel of judges for next month's Bocuse d'Or — the Olympics of the culinary world — were announced last Friday. Many of the judges, such as Laurent Tourondel and Jean-Georges Vongerichten, hail from New York, which makes me wonder if the giants of the gastronomic world really do believe that New York is the center of the culinary universe.

As if the list of uber-chef judges isn't intimidating enough, Paul Bocuse, the French founder of the competition will be on hand to observe and officiate.

The semifinals, which take place on September 26 and 27 in Orlando, determine which two of the contenders will represent the US in the Bocuse d'Or finals. To see the complete list of judges,

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Michel Bouit, former Bocuse d'Or director, Chicago, IL
Hartmut Handke, former Bocuse d'Or contestant, Columbus, OH
Daniel Humm, chef, Eleven Madison Park, New York, NY
Traci des Jardins, chef, Jardinière, San Francisco, CA
Gavin Kaysen, former Bocuse d'Or competitor, New York, NY
David Myers, chef, Sona, Los Angeles, CA
Patrick O’Connell, chef, Inn at Little Washington, Washington, VA
Georges Perrier, chef, Le Bec-Fin, Philadelphia, PA
Alain Sailhac, chef, French Culinary Institute, New York, NY
Andre Soltner, French Culinary Institute, New York, NY
Laurent Tourondel, chef, BLT Restaurants, New York, NY
Jean-Georges Vongerichten, chef, Jean-Georges, New York, NY

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bizzybee bizzybee 9 years
Georges Perrier representing Philly - yay!
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
hmmm - that's quite a list - but there are a lot of judges that i'm not familiar with. i guess it's going to be quite the esteemed competition huh? especially seeing who's in the competition itself. i can't wait to hear more about this - i'm always a sucker for cooking competitions.
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