On the eve of spring, March 19, 2015, 1000 chefs from all five continents will be gathered to celebrate French food during the Goût de / Good France event. Each dinner served in participating restaurants will honor the merit of French cuisine, its capacity for innovation, and its values: sharing, enjoying, and respecting the well-being of its contemporaries, as well as of the environment.
March 19, 2015
Be part of Goût de / Good France
Registrations open November 4, 2015
“1000 chefs, 1000 menus, five continents”
In Partnership with the Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of International Development), the Goût de/Good France event will gather 1000 chefs from all five continents to celebrate French cuisine and its values for sharing, on the eve of spring, March 19, 2015.
From haute cuisine to fine-dining bistros, chefs from all over the world are invited to participate to this great festive event.
Registrations open November 4 on www.goodfrance.com
The deadline to register, including submitting menu proposals is December 15, 2014.
A committee of international chefs will select 1000 restaurants participating in the event. The selection of final candidates will be published in January, 2015.
During the Goût de/Good France event, an international communication plan will be made available to participating chefs, in an effort to promote their dishes and their savoir faire all over the world, with active support from French embassies and Atout France.
GOÛT DE/GOOD FRANCE DINER – INDICATIONS : A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVOR FRANCE –
Each menu will add value to the diversity of French gastronomy as chefs will have the freedom to integrate quality produce from their country to their menu proposal.
ONE GUIDELINE FOR ALL, following one course meal sequence:
• One traditional French aperitif :
– champagne and gougeres (stuffed or not)
– iced cognac with foie gras
• One cold appetizer
• One hot appetizer
• One fish or shell-fish based course
• One meat or poultry based course
• One or a selection of French cheese
• One chocolate dessert
• A selection of French wines
• One French liqueur
Each menu will emphasize on vegetables while representing the values for healthy eating by reducing fat, sugar, and salt, as well as for respecting the environment.
PRICING / DONATIONS Menu pricing will be at the discretion of the restaurants. Each participant will donate 5% of their proceeds to a charity of their choice, working towards respecting health and the environment.
Contact: Valérie Leveziel d’Arc / Goût de/Good France event coordinator : firstname.lastname@example.org