The Bocuse d’Or (the Concours mondial de la cuisine, World Cuisine Contest) is a biennial world chef championship. Named for the chef Paul Bocuse, the event takes place during two days near the end of January in Lyon, France at the SIRHA International Hotel, Catering and Food Trade Exhibition, and is one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions Paul Bocuse.
Bocus d’or 2011 took place from January 25 to 26 at Lyon-Eurexpo (France). The SIRHA exhibition was open from January 22 to January 26.
33 years old Tommy MYLLYMAKI representing Sweden came second in this very prestigious competition. This chief owns two restaurants in Sweden: Den Småländska Kolonin in Jönköping and Julita Wärdshus outside Katrineholm.
Scandinavian contenders were very successful at Bocuse d’Or 2011, since Rasmus Kofoed, representing Danmark won the Gold Bocuse, as Norvegian Gunnar Hvarnes won the Bronze Bocuse.