Trophée Jean Delaveyne

  • Trophée Jean Delaveyne

    The Trophée Jean Delaveyne, which pays tribute to the famous cook and pastry chef, is a cookery contest organised by the Association des Toques Françaises, rewarding the creativity and professionalism of a chef.

    Its level of excellence speaks for itself, as the Trophée Jean Delaveyne is considered by a great many professionals to be one of the most prestigious national cookery awards.

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    This 12th edition of the Trophée Jean Delaveyne was chaired by Stéphanie Le Quellec, chef in the kitchens of Prince de Galles hotel in Paris,
    and offered a subject which will stimulate the creativity of candidates.


    Candidates vying for the Trophée Jean Delaveyne awards formed a pair with an apprentice from the field of the culinary arts, tableware and service.
    They had 5 hours 30 minutes to produce three dishes.

    / A starter using French Salmon presented in a modern and contemporary way.

    / A main course made from cheek of Limousin beef, duck foie gras and 300 g of boneless marrow, with three accompaniments.

    / A dessert comprising a chocolate bar and a Costa Rica pineapple, together with a coffee. 


    After 5½ hours of competition Sébastien Lefortier took the Trophy, so succeeding the current holder Mathieu Desmarest.
    Sébastien Lefortier is head chef at the Palace de Menthon in Menthon St Bernard (Haute-Savoie).

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