ECKART 2017 Award for Innovation goes to María Marte and Luisa Orlando. From dishwasher to Michelin-starred chef.

Munich. The Eckart 2017 Award for Innovation has been presented to two individuals at the two-Michelin-starred restaurant El Club Allard in Madrid: head chef María Marte and managing director Luisa Orlando. The renowned Eckart Witzigmann Continue reading “ECKART 2017 Award for Innovation goes to María Marte and Luisa Orlando. From dishwasher to Michelin-starred chef.”

Alain Ducasse wins ECKART 2017 for “Art of Cookery”. Awards gala hosted by Alain Ducasse at Palace of Versailles.

Paris. The jury of the International Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) has announced its first selection: Alain Ducasse will receive the ECKART 2017 for the “Art of Cookery”.

“Alain Ducasse embodies a culinary philosophy that is very similar to my own. Preparing food is first and foremost a craft for him: The product takes centre-stage, with no room for airs and graces in the kitchen,” said Eckart Witzigmann, commenting on the jury’s decision. Continue reading “Alain Ducasse wins ECKART 2017 for “Art of Cookery”. Awards gala hosted by Alain Ducasse at Palace of Versailles.”

ECKART 2017: BMW Group and Eckart Witzigmann Academy step up cooperation. Renowned culinary award launches world tour in Paris 

Munich. The BMW Group and “chef of the century” Eckart Witzigmann are strengthening their joint commitment to the culinary arts, nutrition and social responsibility. At the same time, they are sharpening the focus of the International Eckart Witzigmann Award, ECKART for short, in their fifth year of collaboration. The award will become more global in its efforts to create an international stage for sustainability, quality and responsible nutrition. Award ceremonies will also be held outside of Germany in the future, starting in France: The ECKART 2017 will be presented in the country that invented haute cuisine. Continue reading “ECKART 2017: BMW Group and Eckart Witzigmann Academy step up cooperation. Renowned culinary award launches world tour in Paris “

Witzigmann Academy and the BMW Group honour ECKART 2016 award winners Award ceremony at BMW Group Classic with outstanding gala dinner

Munich. The international world of haute cuisine gathered at BMW Group Classic in Munich last Tuesday for a special occasion: “Chef of the century” Eckart Witzigmann presented the ECKART 2016 named after him to Dominique Crenn, Andreas Caminada, Sebastian Copeland and the Munich Viktualienmarkt. An honorary award was also received by Julia and Tobias Moretti. In just over ten years, the International Eckart Witzigmann Award, ECKART for short, has established itself as one of the highest accolades for outstanding achievements in the art of cookery and fine dining. This was the fifth year the award has been presented in conjunction with the BMW Group. Continue reading “Witzigmann Academy and the BMW Group honour ECKART 2016 award winners Award ceremony at BMW Group Classic with outstanding gala dinner”

ECKART 2016 – Visiting Claus Meyer

In 2015, NOMA-founder Claus Meyer receives the “ECKART 2015 for Creative Responsibility and Enjoyment”. The prize is endowed with 10.000 EUR. In Summer 2016, the Witzigmann Academy visits the award winner, who talks about his engagement in Brownsville.