World Gastronomy Experts in Bogota
Publicada: 2009-10-22 00:00:00
24 chefs from Argentina, Chile, France, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, US and of course, Colombia, will meet at the AR Conventions Center, from today until October 24, to share their culinary experiences at the 2009 Among Chefs Gastronomic Bogota (Entre Chefs Bogotá Gastronómica 2009).
Some of the event's international guests include: Gerard Dupon, president of the French Culinary Academy, Ramiro Rodríguez Pardo, top Argentinean chef and one of the pioneers of the Gourmet Channel, Adolfo Perret, expert in Peruvian ceviche and Guido Gallia, promoter of Peruvian cuisine around the world, among others.
In representation of Colombia, some of the participants are: Juan Pablo Mayorga, chef and associate of Hotel Habitel; Jorge and Mark Rausch from the Bogota French restaurant Criterión, Leonor Espinosa owner and chef of restaurant Leo, Cocina y Cava and Daniel Kaplan owner and chef of restaurant 29 Cocina y Bar.
The encounter will show assistants international tactics like "fuagras" preparation or fresh duck liver by French chef Eric Maillard and garnish, artistic food decoration by Homero Miño, Chef Garde Manger of the San Francisco University in Quito, Ecuador.
"Each chef has their own style and will present different products. This type of encounter has never been seen in Colombia," states Juan Pablo Mayorga, one of the organizers of Entre Chefs Bogotá Gastronómica 2009.
The event will be geared towards university students, gastronomy teachers, hotel executives and international associations, among others.