On the eve of the ECKART culinary symposium #1, prizes will be awarded in the categories “Great Cooking Art” and “Life Culture”, which will continue to be endowed by the BMW Group with €50,000 each. These funds are used to finance social or sustainable projects on behalf of the prize winners. The ECKART jury explains the change in categories and format as follows: “The one-day culinary symposium #1 event will feature around 100 stakeholders and up to 300 participants. This expansion of ECKART 2019 will bring a new social and communicative platform to the previous format, which has already been successful for 15 years. Above all, young talent from the gastronomy and grocery trades will be placed in a creative dialogue.”
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BMW Group Corporate and Governmental Affairs
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ECKART Academy, Management
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