The new cast of chefs was unveiled at the press conference held on Monday 20 February at the FERRANDI school in Paris, which has provided essential support to the festival since its launch.
The chefs will be presenting over 70 signature dishes and compositions created specially for the event.
They include Taste of Paris's icons, its loyal partners who have contributed to the growing success of the event with visitors delighted to see them back; Guy Savoy (Restaurant Guy Savoy), Thierry Marx (Mandarin Oriental, Paris), Frédéric Anton (Le Pré Catelan), Romain Meder (Alain Ducasse at the Plaza Athénée), Stéphanie Le Quellec (La Scène at the Prince de Galles), Nicolas Beaumann (Maison Rostang), Juan Arbelaez (Nubé at the Hôtel Marignan), Kei Kobayashi (Kei) and Pierre Sang Boyer (Restaurants Pierre Sang).
They are joined by new chefs, with some big names among them, who have accepted the Taste challenge.... Julia Sedefdjian (Les Fables de la Fontaine), Sylvestre Wahid (Thoumieux), Yoshitaka Takayanagi (L’Agapé), Tomy Gousset (Tomy & Co) from Paris's new dynamic, multicultural food scene. The festival also welcomes Philippe Labbé who has just taken over the helm in the kitchens at the famous Tour d’Argent, as well as Grégory Marchand (Frenchie) who embodies the drive behind Paris's gourmet food scene. Amandine Chaignot (Rosewood London), William Ledeuil (Ze Kitchen Galerie) and Jean-Baptise Lavergne (La Table du 11), three former students at the prestigious École FERRANDI Paris will take it in turns at a pop-up restaurant, with the line-up of chefs changing each day. And it goes without saying all things dessert will not be forgotten with the presence of two leading pastry chefs, Guy Krenzer (Maison Lenôtre) and Christophe Adam (L’Éclair de Génie).
And to unveil this year's fantastic line-up, take a look at the official cast of chefs photo below.
Photo credit : Edouard Nguyen