France, the invariable home team, has won gold on six occasions, while Belgium, Norway and Sweden have consistently finished in one of the top three placements. Léa Linster of Luxembourg became the first woman to win in 1989, and Rasmus Kofoed of Denmark became the first multiple medalist with bronze and silver in 2005 and 2007, and the eventual gold medal in 2011.
USA won for the first time in 2017, with Mathew Peters and his commis Harrison Turone taking home the golden statue of M. Paul Bocuse.
The Australian team had its best ever result that year, with Dan Arnold and his commis Ryan Cosentino ranking 8th out of 24 competing countries. Australia was also awarded the prize for best promotional campaign.