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Norwegian chef won Bocuse d’Or Europe

Christian André PettersenThe Norwegian chef, Christian André Pettersen and his team won the Bocuse d'Or Europe.Photo: Tom Haga / NTB scanpix


The Norwegian chef, Christian André Pettersen and his team won the Bocuse d’Or Europe.Now the world finals await them in Lyon.


Pettersen won in competition with 20 other chefs. Sweden and Denmark made the strongest impression of the other countries, with silver and bronze medals respectively.

Thus, the dream continues to be awarded to the world’s best chef prize for Christian André Pettersen, who is the daily chef at Mondo in Sandnes.

Norway has won five gold, three silver and two bronzes in Bocuse d’Or since 1987. This year’s world award is held in the French city of Lyon in January 2019.

“It sounds pompous, but he is good at the most things and especially technique. He is very aware of how he moves, and the cuts in the meat, and of course he is also very good at making great food,’’ said team mate Rasmus Johnsen Skoglund to NRK news ahead of today’s victory.

The victory came after the Norwegian team presented a meat dish and a fish dish for an international judging panel. Pettersen used, among other things, almond potatoes from Vestvågøy to represent the country of origin.


© NTB scanpix / #Norway Today


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