paris des chefs

22-23-24 JANUARY 2012


The festival for creative international culinary encounters

For the first time at the Maison de la Mutualité (Paris 5è). The all programme!

Creative duos

A 1,700 seat auditorium welcomes presentations by chefs & creators. Awaken your taste buds by coming to watch the demonstrations!


PARIS DES CHEFS is showing and tasting.
Representatives from all the food trades, tableware, publishing, producers, etc., will be on hand.
Come discover the latest gastronomic creations. And you can shop, too (spices, oils, jams, cookbooks, and more).
Program for the demonstrations.


A guide to the best spots in Paris. A true Parisian Bible for all food lovers (gourmet food shops, restaurants, bakeries/pastry shops, butchers, cooking schools, bookstores, etc.). And all the information you need so you miss none of the PARIS DES CHEFS events!

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    Alain Ducasse.

    The multi-Michelin-starred

    PARIS DES CHEFS make the heart of Paris bubbling over with excitement. The multi-Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse is overseeing the 4th edition.

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    PARIS DES CHEFS is showcasing the bridges emerging between...

    ...the art of cooking and the differents fields of creation.

    Since the first session of the event in 2009, the best names in French and international gastronomy as well as the most promising talents have come to discuss their work with architects, designers, stylists, plastic artists and photographers, in order to reveal the increasingly stronger bridges between the disciplines.

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    24 duos during 3 days


    Food = Chef
    Design = Designer, actor, graphist, musician, architect ...
    Brasil, Spain, USA, Italy, Germany, Peru, Uk, France...
    Duos 2012 programme
    so lovely

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    Move from theory to practice

    at L'ATELIER, firt floor at the Maison de la Mutualité

    Come attend cooking and wine tasting classes and demonstrations. Taste, be amazed, get hands-on experience, learn and experiment. Reservation and programme of the L'ATELIER

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    Fundraising charity auction

    Tuesday 24 January 2012 - 7.30pm

    More than 100 international creative artists have signed up to help victims of the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Information

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    A nice, accessible figure from the culinary world.

    PARIS DES CHEFS 2012 presenter: Julie Andrieu

    Authoring cookbooks, working with magazines, and now on TV for her gastronomic wanderings (C à Vous, Fourchette and Sac à Dos on France 5 and Côté Cuisine on France 3). Her charisma and good cheer make her chefs' favorite confidante.

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    First jazz, then film, and finally cuisine.

    PARIS DES CHEFS 2012 presenter: Andrea Petrini

    Andrea Petrini is a passionate, exciting critic. An Italian living in Lyon, he spends a large part of the year on the road, traveling throughout the world to discover contemporary cuisine.

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