Culinary Vegetable Institute To Host Bocuse d'Or Dinner

Update: This special culinary event has sold out, and reservations are no longer available. 


In order to fund their training for the 2015 Bocuse d'Or World Cooking Contest, Team USA of the "Culinary Olympics" will prepare an exclusive dinner at The Culinary Vegetable Institute in Milan, Ohio on March 15, 2014. The team will prepare an eight-course, competition-caliber meal complete with wine pairings.

Team USA includes Philip Tessier of French Laundry, , head coach and executive chef of Daniel, Gavin Kaysen, Eli Kaimeh of Per Se, Curtis Duffy of Grace Restaurant, and other talented chefs. The elaborate dinner will help the team prepare for the 2015 international competition in Lyon, France, featuring chefs from 24 countries in a culinary battle that lasts five and a half hours.  

The evening will also include a silent auction of culinary goods and experiences with all proceeds going toward Team USA's training. 

Karen Lo is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @appleplexy.