Award ceremony of the ECKART 2017 in Versailles on 21 September.
ECKART 2017 Award Ceremony Versailles Highlights – long version
On the evening of September 21, 2017, the BMW Group and Eckart Witzigmann greeted some 150 guests of the international top gastronomy (over 80 Michelin stars) in the Palace of Versailles near Paris.
The two cooperation partners handed over the international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) for outstanding achievements in the art of cookery, food culture and the responsible use of resources. For the first time ECKART was endowed with a prize money of € 50,000 in all categories, reflecting the reputation and the importance of the prize in the absolute top field of international culinary prizes.
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