ECKART 2017 presented at Palace of Versailles. Prize money for sustainable projects at high international level.


Versailles/Paris.
The BMW Group and the Witzigmann Academy welcomed the who’s who of international high-end gastronomy yesterday to the Palace of Versailles, outside of Paris. The two partners presented the international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) for outstanding services to the culinary arts, nutrition and responsible use of resources together for the sixth consecutive year. For the first time, the ECKART was endowed with €50,000 of prize money for each category, to reflect the prestige and importance of the award among top international culinary prizes.

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ECKART 2017 Award-winners

The BMW Group and Eckart Witzigmann welcomed 150 guests of international high-end gastronomy (more than 80 Michelin stars combined) on 21 September 2017 to the Palace of Versailles.

The two partners presented the international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) for outstanding services to the culinary arts, nutrition and responsible use of resources together for the sixth consecutive year. For the first time, the ECKART was endowed with €50,000 of prize money for each category, to reflect the prestige and importance of the award among top international culinary prizes.

Award-winners:
ECKART 2017 for “Art of Cookery”: Alain Ducasse
ECKART 2017 for “Innovation”: María Marte and Luisa Orlando
ECKART 2017 for “Art of Living”: Michel Guérard
ECKART 2017 for “Creative Responsibility”: Tiffany Persons

Michel Guérard wins ECKART 2017 for ART OF LIVING. Pioneer of light gourmet cuisine.

Munich. All four winners have now been named: Three-star chef and nouvelle-cuisine pioneer Michel Guérard will be presented with the International Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) 2017 in the category “Art of Living” at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, on 21 Sept. 2017. Continue reading “Michel Guérard wins ECKART 2017 for ART OF LIVING. Pioneer of light gourmet cuisine.”