Paris is always a good idea!
Le Cordon Bleu Australia is excited to be a sponsor of the Shared Tables Thierry Marx Career Development Award.
Thierry Marx is one of the most celebrated chefs in France; awarded his first Michelin star in 1988 at Roc en Val in Tours, he was awarded another star at Cheval Blanc in Nimes in 1991, and held 2 Michelin Stars at Chateaux Cordeillan Bages.
The Shared Tables Thierry Marx Career Development Award is celebrating 10 years in 2016 and during the past 10 years has provided Victorian cookery students the opportunity to travel to Paris and work for 14 days under the guidance of Thierry Marx and his team in the kitchen of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Students will also be able to spend three days at the Le Cordon Bleu School in Paris along with four days travel and leisure. The Award seeks to encourage and reward students who are driven, motivated and passionate about their career.
The requirements of the competition are to create two Thierry Marx inspired dishes; one main course and one dessert. Anyone currently enrolled at a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Certificate III Commercial Cookery or Certificate III in Patisserie are welcome to apply; applicants may nominate themselves or employers may nominate their apprentices.
The prizes are impressive, to say the least! First prize will win 3 weeks in Paris, spending 2 of them training under the guidance of Thierry Marx and his team at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Paris, France followed by 3 days work experience at the Le Cordon Bleu school in Paris, amongst other gifts. Runner up and third placed finalists will also stand to take home generous gifts and invaluable experiences.