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Merci, Chef: A Tribute to Chef Paul Bocuse
January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$220
Chef of the Century,” “Lion of Lyon,” and “Father of French Cuisine” are titles that have been respectfully bestowed on one of the most influential chefs of his generation: Paul Bocuse. Monsieur Paul is credited with reshaping French cuisine and transforming Lyon into one of Europe’s most decorated culinary destinations. On January 20, 2018, Chef Bocuse passed away at the age of 91. Noting the anniversary of his passing, five French chefs, whose culinary careers and styles have been personally shaped by Chef Bocuse, are celebrating his legacy at the James Beard House by presenting Merci, Chef: A Tribute to Chef Paul Bocuse on January 22, from 7pm to 10pm.
The evening will include a reception and dinner featuring dishes that highlight Monsieur Bocuse’s signature technique and dishes. Throughout the dinner, the presenting chefs will share personal stories illustrating Monsieur Bocuse’s impact on their career.
The presenting chefs include:
• Fabrice Bendano, Le Diplomate, Washington, D.C.
• Mark Courseille, Le Café Descartes, Embassy of France, Washington, D.C.
• Cedric Maupillier, Convivial Restaurant, Washington, D.C.
• Steve Monnier, Chez Hugo, Baltimore, MD
• Sebastien Rondier, Brabo Brasserie, Alexandria, VA
Tickets are $170 for James Beard members and $220 for non-members.
For more details and to purchase tickets to Merci, Chef: A Tribute to Chef Paul Bocuse, click: www.jamesbeard.org/events/merci-chef-paul-bocuse-tribute