Prince Carl Philip with Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson, Sweden's Bocuse d'Or representative Adam Dahlberg and his team, and Minister for Trade Ewa Björling. Photo: Stella Pictures
On Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 January, Prince Carl Philip visited the Bocuse d'Or chef world championship in Lyon, France.
On Tuesday, The Prince began his visit to Lyon by cheering on Sweden's competitor Adam Dahlberg from the gallery. Adam qualified for the Bocuse d'Or in March 2012 at the world championship in Brussels, where he came second to Norway. During the afternoon, The Prince visited Sweden's Bocuse d'Or Europe 2014 stand. On Wednesday morning, The Prince — together with Minister for Trade Ewa Björling, Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson, Sweden's ambassador in Paris Gunnar Lund and members of the Bocuse d'Or academy and Gastronomi Sverige — was given a tour of Les Halles de Lyon, a market hall in the city. Etienne Boissy, who runs a cheese shop at the market hall, gave the tour. In the afternoon, The Prince attended the prize-giving ceremony, where Adam came sixth.
About the Bocuse d'Or
The Bocuse d'Or was started in 1987 by celebrity chef Paul Bocuse, and has quickly grown to become one of the world's leading culinary competitions. Twenty-four chefs from around the world have 5 hours and 35 minutes to prepare a fish course and a meat course from scratch, using given ingredients. Find out more about the Bocuse d'Or here.