The 2017 MasterChef Brasil Winners Will Attend Le Cordon Bleu Paris and Ottawa Institutes
The final episode of the fourth edition of MasterChef Brasil took place on August 22, 2017. Michele Crispim was crowned the first-place winner of this popular TV show in Brasil and Deborah Werneck was announced the runner-up.
Le Cordon Bleu is honoured to partner yet again with MasterChef Brasil
. Chef Arnaud Guerpillon, Culinary Arts Director at Le Cordon Bleu Mexico
announced the first and second prize winners during the final cook-off episode.
To encourage training in culinary arts, Le Cordon Bleu is delighted to award not only the first-place winner, but also the runner-up of this challenging competition with:First prize
- A Le Cordon Bleu Basic Cuisine Course at Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute
, in the new Paris institute located next to the Eiffel Tower. This course introduces traditional French culinary techniques. The winner will learn:
- Introduction to French Cuisine and fundamental cooking methods
- French culinary terms & definitions
- Organization, hygiene and safety in the kitchen
- Professional knife skills
- A Le Cordon Bleu Basic Cuisine or Pâtisserie Course at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Institute
, the first campus established outside of Europe. The winner will learn:
- Introduction to French Cuisine or Pastry
- Classic knife cuts and culinary techniques or basic doughs and fillings
- Food preparation and mise en place
- Palate training or basic decoration
Michele Crispim, was born in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina and holds a degree in People Management. She feels a great connection with French gastronomy and believes that reaching perfection and cooking the classics, is not for everyone.
Deborah Werneck, is from Rio de Janeiro and lives in São Paulo. Deborah is currently an investment adviser and wants to use her knowledge to open her own business in gastronomy.
Both Michele Crispim and Deborah Werneck will be trained in the Le Cordon Bleu Paris and Ottawa Institutes and will be part of the international Le Cordon Bleu network present with more than 35 institutes in 20 countries and 20,000 students of over 100 nationalities every year.
Previous MasterChef Brasil winners
include, Leonardo Young, Bruna Chaves, Elisa Fernandes
and Helena Manoso. Brasil is certainly an important country for Le Cordon Bleu with recent partnerships at the University of Fortaleza and Anima Educação that are focused on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in gastronomy, hospitality, wine and management.
M. André Cointreau, President of Le Cordon Bleu International and the entire Chefs team look forward to welcoming the two winners next year.