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

Alain Ducasse wins ECKART 2017 for EXCELLENT CULINARY ART. 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 EXCELLENT CULINARY ART. Awards gala hosted by Alain Ducasse at Palace of Versailles.”