Alain Ducasse and Joel Robuchon cook together at Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester
London, April 2010
The S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010 will be announced on Monday 26th April. To celebrate this event in London, both Alain Ducasse and Joel Robuchon will combine forces on Sunday 25th April, when Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester will host a dinner for the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Academy chairmen. This is the first time the two world-renowned and most awarded chefs will work together on this unique occasion, cooking for the world’s most savvy and respected foodies.
The delicate sea urchin amuse-bouche, cheese creamy soufflé course and chocolate dessert will be created by Joel Robuchon whilst the Alain Ducasse menu will include a scallops and morels starter and main course options of sea bass and shellfish jus or farm house veal and “primeur” vegetables dishes.
The entire meal will be crafted as a ‘quatre mains’ exercise, with Joel Robuchon, Alain Ducasse and their respective London based Executive Chefs Olivier Limousin and Jocelyn Herland creating the fantastic dinner.
The world’s critics will be sipping on Champagne Bruno Paillard 1996 Blanc de Blancs, served in magnums and Bordeaux wines offered by Bernard Magrez.
The Academy is comprised of 806 members, each selected for their expert opinion of the international restaurant scene. Each of the 26 geographical regions has a chairperson appointed for their knowledge of their part of the restaurant world. These chairs each selected a voting panel of 30 – ensuring a balanced selection of chefs, restaurateurs, food/restaurant journalists and gourmands.
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