Team USA 2021 National Selection

The Ment’or BKB Foundation has officially commenced the search for the next culinary team to represent America at the prestigious 2021 Bocuse d’Or. Since 1987, Team USA has participated in this international culinary competition, and has placed on the podium twice, being awarded Silver in 2015 and winning Gold for the first time in 2017. The Foundation is now looking for the next Team USA comprised of American chefs who, building on the support structure, expertise and experience of the Ment’or Board, coaches, and past teams, will show the talent, tenacity and determination to represent the United States at the Bocuse d’Or in 2021.

Head Chef applicants must be American citizens, at least 23 years or older by the date of competition in January 2021 and have at least five years of fine dining experience to apply. Similarly, Commis applicants must be under the age of 22 by the date of the 2021 competition.

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Team USA 2021 Application File

Application FAQ's

Applications must arrive at the below address on or before Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Rebecca O'Neill
Ment'or
16 East 40th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016