The delicious week-long culinary festival ended on a note of satisfaction and celebration
with Kevin Hook from Constance Belle Mare Plage & William Ledeuil lifting
the 2017 Festival Culinaire Bernard Loiseau trophy!
The prestigious Deutz Trophy went to Keishi Sugimura, France.
The zealous culinary week was packed with incredible flavours and astonishing creativity,
from the 25th of March to the 2nd of April there was a show of toothsome masterpieces and undeniable passion!
Stéphane Labastide from Constance Le Prince Maurice
winner of Constance Pastry Competition-Trophée Pierre Hermé-Valrhona & Constance Nespresso Café Gourmand
Three starred Michelin chef from Germany, Eckart Witzigmann who was part of the jury committee
was pleased and had great fun living the festival infused with Mauritian rhymes!
Festival Culinaire Bernard Loiseau which also brings out the best of the Mauritian culture is unique in its genre.
Invitees of the festival, including sponsors and Michelin-starred chefs, were invited to taste the local flavours
and imbibe in the blend of cultures.
Six hands dinner at Deer Hunter Restaurant – Constance Belle Mare Plage
The festival which goes beyond food and wine consisted of various contests.
Cooking class by Frédéric Bau – Pastry Chef, Creative Director at Valrhona and the amazing Mercotte,
Constance Pastry Contest whereby Pierre Hermé was part of the Jury
Constance "Art de la Table" Contest,
Constance Cocktails Contest,
Nespresso Café Gourmand Contest,
Constance Sommelier Contest
All in all, our island chefs and all the contests' participants had the chance to
learn new techniques and gain confidence in their work.
On the other hand, the cocktails and gala dinners were even better than the last edition,
with all press members, sponsors and special guests enjoying delicious bubbly and canapés
followed by special dinners at the charming hotel restaurants.
A remarkable event which ended on a note of satisfaction and joy,
Festival Culinaire Bernard Loiseau drew its curtain on the 2nd of April.
Until the next edition... from the 17th until the 25th March 2018