METRO France is partner and fresh-product provider for culinary contests for many years, among which the most prestigious of them: the Bocuse d’Or.
For the 2023 Grande Finale, METRO France enhances its partnership with the support of METRO, based in Germany.
As a committed player to gastronomy excellence, METRO aims to help candidates meet the challenge of the competition by providing them with the best-quality products, emblematic products of French gastronomy.
'We feel pleased and proud that METRO France is engaged again in the Bocuse d’Or Finals as main sponsor. This is a strong sign for METRO’s long-standing successful partnership with the world’s most renowned culinary competition. METRO’s distinctive food and gastronomy competence plays an important role in the professional preparation of the teams', says Rafael Gasset, Chief Operating Officer of METRO AG.
'Products will always be at the center of the inspiration for the greatest success stories in gastronomy, and we are proud with our partner producers to be able to support the Bocuse d'Or since 2005, said Pascal Peltier, Managing Director of METRO France.'
'We are always very excited to evolve with the support of METRO, which we thank for its faithful commitment, enhanced this year by the support of the Head Office in Germany. At each step of the competition, METRO offers a selection of products that allows candidates to reach the level of excellence required by the Bocuse d’Or', says Florent Suplisson, Director of Gastronomic Events at Sirha Food.
The Bocuse d’Or is the more prestigious culinary competition in the World, highlighting the most talented chefs of today and tomorrow. Now integrated into the Sirha Food ecosystem, the contest is constantly evolving to ensure respect for new techniques, major social changes, future trends and the aspirations of consumers.
The next edition of the Bocuse d’Or will be held on 22nd and 23rd January 2023 during Sirha Lyon in France.