In 2015 in Lyon, France, Team USA medaled for the first time ever at the Bocuse d’Or—often called the "Olympics of the cooking world"— taking Silver. Two years later, Team USA won the competition and took home the Gold.

Join us for an exciting evening with CIA alum, chef, and 2015 Bocuse d’Or Silver Medalist and 2017 Head Coach, Philip Tessier. Learn about the history of the Bocuse d’Or and Chef Tessier’s journey to becoming the first American to medal in the competition, as documented in his new book, Chasing Bocuse: America’s Journey to the Culinary World Stage.

The evening will also feature a culinary demonstration, tasting, book signing, and meet-and-greet with Chef Tessier.

Books will be available for purchase at the event.


  • Occurred Friday, December 15th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


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