Mauritius, Morocco and Tunisia won first places in the , the second Bocuse d’Or Africa held in Dakhla, Morocco.
The best African chefs competed in the official TOC Africa competition in the blue pearl of Dakhla in the Moroccan Sahara.
After 5h30 of competition, the Mauritian team took first place in the competition. Morocco and Tunisia took second and third place respectively in the tournament.
Thus the first two of the competition will be qualified for the finals of Bocuse d’Or which will take place next January in Lyon (France), within the framework of the Salon de l’hôtellerie et de la restauration (Sirha).
The competition, which is entering its second year, has seen the participation of 7 African countries, including chefs from Egypt, Ghana, Burkina-Faso and Senegal.
The official tournament of African chefs will continue on Saturday with the organization of the fifth African Pastry Cup, marked by the participation of eight teams from Morocco, Mauritius, Burkina Faso, Côte d’ Ivory, Tunisia, Egypt, Ghana and Senegal.
Initiated by Rahal Event, the TOC Africa brings together more than 200 renowned chefs in cooking and pastry. It is an opportunity for African chefs to highlight the gastronomy of their countries and to highlight the richness of African cuisine.
The Dakhla region will experience an opening on African gastronomy throughout the weekend and the culinary riches of the region will also be highlighted during demonstrations and workshops.
In addition, students from hotel schools under the Office of Vocational Training and Work Promotion (OFPPT) will also make presentations of dishes.
This Moroccan initiative to organize an African competition for the Bocuse d’Or will make it possible to hoist the colors of the continent during the world gastronomy competition which is held every two years at Sirha in Lyon, bringing together the cream of chefs on the five continents representing 24 countries. finally.