Lyon 2023 final
Two Weeks of Intensive Training in Vienne, France
As the competition drew nearer, our team traveled to Vienne, France, for a two-week intensive training program at the renowned Hotel-restaurant La Pyramide. The training program included several overnight sessions, pushing the team to their limits, testing their endurance, and fostering a strong sense of camaraderie within the team.
The Day of the Competition: Excitement, Stress, and a Sea of Supporters
On January 23, our Mauritian team stepped into the spotlight in Lyon, France, facing an exhilarating and nerve-wracking day of competition. Surrounded by a 5,000-strong audience, Kritesh and Brady had to navigate the intense pressure to perform at their best, fueled by the passion for their craft and the pride of representing Mauritius. The energy in the room was electric, with fans from around the world cheering on their favorite teams and sharing in the excitement of the culinary showdown.
A Proud Result: 19th Place out of 24 Participants
After a day of intense competition, our Mauritian team emerged with a remarkable 19th place finish out of 24 participating countries. This achievement is a testament to their dedication, hard work, and the rich culinary traditions of Mauritius. The experience of competing at the highest level of gastronomy has not only enriched our chefs' skills but has also opened doors for new opportunities and collaborations that will elevate the Mauritian culinary scene.