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NEWSLETTER N°52 – 12th International Congress

12th International Congress Disciples Escoffier

On March 15th, 16th & 17th 2019 will be held in Bordeaux the 12th International congress. Organised by the Grand Sud-Ouest Delegation under the presidence of Patrick Guat.

A keen, generous team will guide you and is impatient to welcome you.

The Cité du Vin in Bordeaux

The word of the organisation team:

We have organised for you the International Meeting living up to the “Escoffier” values of which your prestigious delegations are the guarantors across the world.

Be part of the 7 million tourists who visit Bordeaux and its vineyards each year. You will taste the emblematic products of the South West and its exceptional wines and spirits for 3 days.

The schedule has been especially designed to make the International Meetings unforgettable, around Friendship, Sharing, Conviviality and Transmission.

You will be able to say
“I was at Bordeaux International Congress 2019”


Friday, March 15th 2019

10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Welcome of the Delegates – Registration, issue of badges, orientation and information
Hôtel Mercure Cité Mondiale – Compulsory for all participants

8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
2019 International Finals of Young Talents Escoffier Competition kitchen and service
Ecole Best Ferrandi

6.30 p.m
Results of the Competition and prize giving
Dancing opening night “South-West Terroir Gastronomy”
Café Maritime

Saturday, March 16th 2019

Ride at Saint Emilion

8.30 a.m.
Departure by bus for Saint Emilion

9.45 a.m. – 11.15 p.m.
Visit of the Cité de Caractère and of the castles of Saint Emilion

11.30 a.m.
Group photo

12.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Lunch at Salle Des Dominicains – « Meeting the Jurade of Saint Emilion”

3.15 p.m. – 4.45 p.m.
Visit of the Cité de Caractère and of the castles of Saint Emilion 

5.00 p.m.
Departure from Saint Emilion to Bordeaux

7.30 p.m.
Gala Dinner “Under the South-West stars”
Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hôtel

Sunday, March 17th 2019

9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
General Meeting of Disciples Escoffier
Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hôtel

9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Free time for the guests
We recommend you to visit the Cité du Vin and/or the Halles de Bacalan

12.30 p.m.
Group Photo in front of the Grand Hôtel

1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Brunch « Adishatz »
Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hôtel

You will find the full program HERE
In this full program you will find all the detailled informations and some links to video presentations of the various activities we offer you.

The inscriptions are open until the 30th january, by sending back this form HERE 

The team proposes you some hotels accomodations close from all the activities, you can book HERE

The program may change a bit soon, we will inform you as soon as possible.

Saint Emilion, its city and its castles

The Disciples Escoffier will attend the Chefs Word Summit in Monaco

This third edition will take place at the Grimaldi Forum from the 25 to 27 Novembre.

The Chefs World Summit 2018 will be back next November focusing
on three main themes, which will be addressed in the form of General Statements:

« Chefs act responsibly and are dedicated to the planet, employment and other people »
To see the preliminary list of the speakers click HERE

Save the date !!!
The Disciples Escoffier Riviera Monaco and Corsica long with the members of the International HQ will welcome you at their stand in the Assocations dedicated space.

This is a unique meeting to form the Gastronomy of tomorrow,
with chefs and other experts ready to share their experience. The conferences, debates and practical workshops address numerous themes, such as Gastronomy, Bistronomy, wines, trends, marketing, pleasure,allergies, chefs’ teams, the training of youths, new concepts, etc.

The Chefs World Summit is an innovative and targeted concept, with a unique format: three-day of experts’ conferences and workshops. 

Chefs and Professionals of culinary arts come from around
the world 
to gather at this magical location, where gastronomy
goes along with the art of living.

Chef Mauro Colagreco Mirazur Menton 2 Michelin Star is the godfather of this 3rd edition, who will be as each year under the High Patronnage of SAS the Prince Albert II of Monaco.

You can already download you free pass HERE

Video Presention HERE

For more information, you can visit the website HERE


Bernard Louis Jaunet
General Secretary