Norway: World championship candidates compete in friendly warm-up Published: 26 July, 2006
Candidates will have four hours to prepare seafood dishes
FLIRTING with Norwegian seafood is an informal culinary competition that is taking place in Stavanger tomorrow during the Gladmat-festival, with Norwegian seafood taking centre stage.
Six candidates in the world cooking championship, Bocuse dOr (to be held in January 2007) are to meet in a friendly. During this special warm-up round, candidates will have four hours to prepare dishes with the Norwegian world championship raw materials: Norwegian halibut and king crab. In addition they are to prepare salmon as a starter.
The candidates from Norway, Belgium, Spain, Britain, Singapore and China are to be judged by a peoples’ jury and a professional jury made up of international, well-known chefs.
The day after the competition the candidates will have the possibility to visit a halibut farm outside Stavanger and really get to know the product that is to follow them to the World Championship.
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