Chef Philip Tessier was the Head Chef for the Silver-winning, Team USA 2015 and the Head Coach for the Gold-winning Team USA 2017. In this blog post, Chef Tessier talks about witnessing Chefs Matthew Kirkley and Robert Sulatycky transition into these roles.

“It has been deeply gratifying to watch Matt [Kirkley] and Robert [Sulatycky] grab those reins and run with them, knowing that we wouldn’t just be maintaining status quo but continuing to reach new levels at the Bocuse d’Or. Matt is a force to be reckoned with in the kitchen, not just because of his sheer talent and creativity—he has an unrivaled level of organization, attention to detail and ability to lead a team that few chefs possess.”

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