America goes for the gold at the food Olympics

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A culinary competition is underway in France. But this is not just any competition or even your average Food Channel fare. This is the Olympics of cooking. As we speak, teams of chefs extraordinaires from 24 countries are gathered at the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France. In the twenty years this competition has been running an American team has never won, but this year could be different. Phillipe Auclair, a food writer and trained chef in London, joins The Takeaway to give us the play by play.

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Phillipe Auclair

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