Aihearkisto: In English

Bocuse d’Or presents Finnish know-how and flavours to the world

This year’s Bocuse d’Or team highlights Finnish flavours, top ingredients, and world-class design. The European qualification round of the international gastronomic competition is being held in Turin, Italy on 11-12 June. Finland’s aim in this round is to gain one of the top three spots. Finland is sending a top-notch team to the culinary contest […]


Wild Food from Finland

Wild food – berries, mushrooms, wild herbs and vegetables as well as fish, game and reindeer – is derived straight from Arctic Finnish nature. ELO Foundation’s Wild Food from Finland project is undertaken in co-operation with the network of food and tourism professionals. Wild food is part of Finnish food culture It is truly hard to find […]


Three hungry chefs to compete for Finland’s participation at Bocuse d’Or

Finland will participate in the world’s most challenging gastronomic competition, Bocuse d’Or, for the 14th time. The candidates for the Bocuse d’Or national selection have been chosen: Finland will be represented by either chef de cuisine Ismo Sipeläinen from Helsinki’s Finnjävel restaurant, executive chef Benjamin Frostell from Brasserie L’amour in Porvoo, or Tommi Tuominen, restaurateur […]


School meal revolutionaries from Finland

15th of May marks the international Food Revolution Day. Originated by British  tv chef and food activist Jamie Oliver, this global theme day highlights the food education carried out in schools: having a meal together, healthy alternatives, cooperation within and outside the schools, pupil participation and experiences. The international aim is to get food education […]


Best ever Bocuse d’Or Competition placement for Finland

Finland took 4th place in the world championship for chefs. The Finnish competitor Mr. Matti Jämsén, his assistant Mr. Antti Lukkari and coach Mr. Eero Vottonen brought their 5hr 35mins ordeal by fire to a close in a calm and collected manner, with splendid results. The team’s intensive 2- year training period came to its high point at the […]


Bocuse d’Or Team Finland in Lyon 28th January 2015

Bocuse d’Or – the most prestigious gastronomic competition in the world – takes place in Lyon, France on January 27th and 28th. Matti Jämsén and his team representing Finland are preparing for the finale. Thematically Mr. Jämsén’s culinary performance will draw on Finland’s strengths – forest, weirdness and Finnish design. Team Finland competes on Wednesday 28th January […]


Waiter of the Year

Waiter of the Year (Vuoden Tarjoilija) is the Finnish championship for professional waiters and waitresses. Competitors get to show their skills in practice, as they are serving guests with culinary delights prepared by semi­finalists of the national Chef of the Year contest held at the same time. The jury consists of Finnish and international members. The first Waiter […]