ECKART 2017 Presented At Palace Of Versailles
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The BMW Group and the Witzigmann Academy welcomed the who’s who of international high-end gastronomy 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.
Around 150 guests from the international gastronomy scene came to the Palace of Versailles yesterday to pay tribute to the winners of the ECKART 2017. The combined culinary expertise of more than 80 Michelin stars was gathered in the “Galerie Basse”. ECKART 2017 awardwinner and three-star chef Alain Ducasse, who served guests a world-class gala