Entries are now open for the Australian Selection 2019, which is being held at Le Cordon Bleu Melbourne on Tuesday 17 September 2019.
There will be four teams of one chef and one commis selected to prepare two dishes under Bocuse d’Or rules in five and half hours. They will be judged by a panel of acclaimed chefs including Tom Milligan, Scott Pickett, Philippe Mouchel and Deepak Mishra.
The chef and commis who are selected will go on to represent Australia in the Bocuse d’Or Asia Pacific in April 2020. If placed in the top five teams at this competition, they will go on to represent Australia in the Grand Finale in Lyon in 2021.
Entry is open to chefs who are Australian citizens aged 23 or older. The commis chef must also be an Australian citizen and no older than 22 years by January 2021. Entrants must also demonstrate they have the support of their employer and are committed to training and preparing for each step on ‘The Road to Lyon’.
Deadline for entries is 30 June 2019.