As part of the 8th Gastronomy Week, 18 French chefs including 1 master pastry chef, are expected in the best restaurants in Israel on February 10, 11 and 12, 2019.
Together, they will prepare exceptional gourmet menus that will allow Israeli gourmets to discover or rediscover French gastronomy, and more specifically the traditional cuisine of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
📍 In Tel Aviv:
👨🍳 Joseph Viola (Daniel and Denise), Meilleur Ouvrier de France, member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, Bouchon Lyonnais and Bib gourmand by the Michelin Guide, World Paste-Crust Champion in 2009, will work in residence at the restaurant Nomi, with chef Yoram Nitzan. Joseph Viola is this year the head of the delegation of French chefs.
👨🍳 Stéphane Froidevaux (Le Fantin Latour), 4 Gault and Millau toques and a Michelin plate, will join chef Orel Kimchi at the Popina restaurant.
👨🍳 Clément Lattier (Stories without hunger), Maîtres Restaurateurs de France, member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises and Gault et Millau, will be welcomed by the Pastel restaurant, alongside chef Cobi Bachar. Christophe Tuloup, (Restaurant Christian Têtedoie, 1 Michelin star), pastry chef, will cook the desserts at the Pastel restaurant, in collaboration with chefs Cobi Bachar and Clément Lattier.
👨🍳 Williams Jacquier (Le Vivarais), Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Maîtres Restaurateurs de France, member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises and Bouchon Lyonnais, will be welcomed at Messa by chef Ofer Desta.
👨🍳 Dominic Moreaud (A hunger to learn), member of the Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, will cook at the restaurant La Brasserie, with chef Ofir Dvir.
👨🍳 Olivier Degand (La Ferme du Poulet), World Paste-Crust Champion in 2016, Toques blancs Lyonnaises, Maître Restaurateur and Maître Cuisinier de France, will be welcomed at the Carlton by Chef Eran Nachshon.
👨🍳 Alain Le Cossec, director of Culinary Arts at the Paul Bocuse Institute, will collaborate with chef Meir Danon, director of the Danon Culinary Center hotel school.
📍 In Jerusalem:
👨🍳 Jean-François Malle (La Tour de Salvagny, 1 Michelin star), member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, will join Shalom Kadosh at the “Cow on the roof – Para Al Hagag” restaurant at the Leonardo Plaza hotel.
👨🍳 Julien Gautier (Restaurant M), member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, Bouchon Lyonnais and Bib gourmand by the Michelin Guide, will be welcomed at Mona by chef Moshico Gamlieli.
👨🍳 Cédric Boutroux, Executive Chef of the Western Brasserie of Restaurants & Brasseries Bocuse, will join chef Oshri Zafrani at the ROOFTOP restaurant at the Mamilla hotel.
📍 In the north :
👨🍳 Christophe Allardon (Maison Allardon), Member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, will be welcomed at the Talpiot restaurant in Haifa by chef Guy Bajour.
👨🍳 Julien le Guillou (Le Petit Frère), Member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, will cook at Ha Namal 24 restaurant in Haifa with chef Ran Rosh.
👨🍳 Olivier Canal (La Meunière), Maître Restaurateur de France, member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises and Bouchon Lyonnais, will cook at the Locanda restaurant in Nazareth with chef Elias Mattar.
❖ Florence Périer (Le Café du Peintre), Member of Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, Bouchon Lyonnais and 2 Gault and Millau toques, will cook at the Tishbi restaurant in Zichron Yaacov, with chef Guenther Biedermann.
👨🍳 Yann Lalle (Le Poêlon d’Or), Vice-President of the Association “Les Bouchons Lyonnais” and Best Bouchon winner, and Frédéric Berthod (33 Cite), Master Chef of France, Members of Toques Lyonnaises and Gourmet Bib Michelin will host the Rimonim cooking school in Tiberias.
📍 At Beer Sheva:
👨🍳 Benoit Toussaint (Chez Paul O ‘), Toques Blanches Lyonnaises, Maître Restaurateur de France and Maître Cuisinier de France, will be welcomed by chef Sahar Refael, chef of the Cramim restaurant.