3 days on the most beautiful lands of the USA, to meet the vineyards, the producers of the best natural products, conviviality, friendship was on the menu during this unforgettable congress but also chefs including the most famous of them, chef Thomas Keller. All the guests were able to enjoy the Domaine Cameros where a very nice reception was given, later in the day it is in the Winery Robert Mondavi that the chefs were welcomed before ending the evening with a prestigious dinner given on the spot. Tuesday was held the General Assembly of the Academy Culinaire de France / USA Delegation, the same evening the gala dinner of friendship ACF/MCF at the Four Seasons San Francisco with the introductions ceremony of new Academicians. Day one Ritz-Carlton Half Mon Bay Day two Napa Valley, Domaine Carneros, AD Hoc, Mondavy Winery Day 3 General assembly MCF-ACF, Gala Diner, Intronisation new Academiciens
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Brandon SCOTT was team USA Candidates at the 2019 Trophee Passion in Paris, Brandon has generously give is time and passion to this competition he trained in chicago at the French Pastry School among coaches who also give their time to Brandon and fulfill the Academie legacy to teach and transmit their “savoir Faire”. Thanks to all of you !!
Our annual Dinner de chasse et de l’amitié 2019 was once again a great and successful evening of friendship and good food, this year our Host and Academicienne Georgette Farkas at Rotisserie Georgette welcome us in the Heart of Manhattan in the presence of the Consule General Of France Anne Claire Legendre. More then 110 guest among academicians friends, partners and family enjoy a diner created and executed by Académiciens Christian Delouvrier, Pierre Landet, Tomo Kobayashi, Sylvain Leroy, Eric Bertoia, Fabrice Guinchard. Thank you so much to all of you and to all of our partners for yours and theirs support to the Academie Culinaire de France/ delegation USA.
The 2019 Medals “Joseph Favre” was giving this year to 7 Accomplished chefs who help and give their time to transmit their knowledge and savoir faire to train young chefs who participate in competitions in Lyon (ICC) and Paris (Trophée Passion) Eric BERTOIA Sylvain LEROY Olivier REGINENSI Sebastien CANONNE Fabrice GUINCHARD Bernard CRETIER Jacquy PFEIFFER
Fauteuil of the Academie Culinaire 2019, Wish recompense a lifetime achievement and involvement towards the Academie Culinaire Of France as been giving to Sebastien Canonne and Jacquy Pfeiffer From the French Pastry school of Chicago.
To celebrate his induction as a member of Academie Culinaire de France, Chef Thomas Keller shared a few thoughts about the French chefs who have inspired him in his career.