Animations and contests

Bocuse d’Or - Espace des Chefs

TUESDAY 29/01/2019 - WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019

24 of the most promissing chefs in the world will compete to win the most prestigious trophy of gastronomy.

Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie - Espace des Chefs

SUNDAY 27/01/2019 - MONDAY 28/01/2019

The world's greatest talents of pastry will be gathered in Lyon for an exceptional finale.

International Catering Cup - Espace des Chefs

SATURDAY 26/01/2019

12 international teams of caterers will be competing for the prestigious title of Best Caterer of the World.

Mass Trophy Winners' Battle – Cuisines en Scène

SATURDAY 26/01/2019 – From 9am

Nearly 30 years ago, the company Masse, foie gras specialists since 1884, launched the Trophée Masse. To date, the trophy has mobilised more than 76 stars and 17 holders of the Meilleur Ouvrier de France distinction. 
The Masse Trophy winners’ battle is back at Sirha for its second edition with the winners of previous editions who will concoct delicious gourmet dishes using foie gras!




French Barista Championship – Café Show

MONDAY 28/01/2019 AND WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019

The event focuses on excellence in coffee and the promotion of the barista profession.

French Brewers Cup Championship – Café Show

FROM SATURDAY 26/01/2019 TO SUNDAY 27/01/2019

The contest highlights artisan drip coffee, favouring hand brewed beans and excellent service.

French Coffee in Good Spirit Championship – Café Show

FROM TUESDAY 29/01/2019 TO WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019

This championship aims to promote innovative recipes for beverages that highlight the association of coffee and spirits.

French Cup Tasting Championship – Café Show

FROM MONDAY 26/01/2019 TO SUNDAY 27/01/2019

This contest rewards the professional coffee taster (cupper) who will demonstrate the best speed, skills and accuracy in distinguishing between specialised coffees. 

French Championship of Latte Art – Café Show

FROM MONDAY 28/01/2019 TO WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019 

This championship aims to highlight artistic expression in a contest that challenges baristas through a performance on demand.

4th French Championship of Gourmand Art – Maison de la Pâtisserie et de la Glacerie 

MONDAY 28/01/2019 - TUESDAY 29/01/2019

Under the presidency of Laurent LE DANIEL with Gabriel PAILLASSON as Honorary President, come and encourage the young teams for the title of “Champion of France of Gourmet Art!” The candidates will present a pastry creation and an ice cream creation. The creation theme is “Homage to Paul Bocuse”. 

9th European Championship of Frozen Desserts – Maison de la Pâtisserie et de la Glacerie 

WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019

Under the presidency of Ludovic MERCER, MOF, 6 participants will share the stage to present an artistic and gourmet creation combining ice cream, nougatine and chocolate. 

13th European Sugar Championship – Maison de la pâtisserie et de la Glacerie

SATURDAY 26/01/2019 - SUNDAY 27/01/2019

12 participants from around the world will work on raw sugar to create a masterpiece on the theme “Sustainable and urban pollination” 
President of the Jury Jérôme LANGILIER, World Pastry Champion.

1 Cheese Morger/1 Cook Contest – Cuisines en Scène

SUNDAY 27/01/2019 – From 2pm

For this first edition, during 2 hours 8 duos will be competing to cook and sublimate a cheese.
Candidates will work to highlight a cheese with a seasonal basket be identical for each team.
And that the best man win!

European Butcher Competition – Cuisines en Scène

TUESDAY 29/01/2019 – From 9am

8 duos coached by the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, to spotlight technical of the European Butcher craftsmanship.


International Competition for Young Bakers - Tendances Pain

TUESDAY 29/01/2019 - WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019

Over the course of 2 days of contest, the most promising bakers on the international scene will demonstrate wonders in creativity and skills and will offer an unforgettable show. 

Concours Jeunes Sommeliers Auvergne Rhône-Alpes – Wine Bar

MONDAY 28/01/2019

The first edition of the ‘Concours Jeunes Sommeliers Auvergne Rhône-Alpes’ contest is presided over by Philippe Faure Brac, President of the French Professional Association of Sommeliers. 
Tests: MCQ about local wines and products from Auvergne Rhône Alpes/Tasting/Identification of 30 regional wine producing and tourist sites. The contest is organised by ‘Association des Sommeliers de Lyon et Rhône Alpes’ and ‘Œnothèque Auvergne Rhône Alpes’. 




The Golden Shell and The Golden Fish Contest – Cuisines en Scène

WEDNESDAY 30/01/2019 – From 7am

One stage for two contests placing the emphasis on products from the sea: L’Ecaille D’Or and l’Empereur. On the menu: oyster opening speed test, seafood platter arrangement, preparation of fish fillets, presentation and arrangement of a fish stall, etc.

French Bakery Cup - Tendances Pain

SATURDAY 26/01/2019 - MONDAY 28/01/2019

12 teams of 3 bakers from the same region of France will compete over 3 days of challenges representing the bakery field

Coupe de France des Fromagers - Cuisines en Scène

SUNDAY 27/01/2019 – From 9am

For its 11th edition, the Coupe de France des Fromagers 2019 expands its program with a 5th and new event. Those are 16 candidates from all over France will be competing to show their knowledge, their professionalism and obviously their passion.

Festival of Gastronomic Creativity by Magazine Le Chef - Cuisines en Scène

MONDAY 28/01/2019 – From 10am

As usual since 2006, the Festival of Gastronomic Creativity is back for a new edition on the stage of Cuisines en Scène! The contest brings together top French chefs who endeavour to concoct the most creative recipes and dishes. 

Organised by Magazine Le Chef.

Gargantua, by Restau'Co - Cuisines en Scène

TUESDAY 29/01/2019 – From 1:15pm

Launched in 1989 by the interprofessional network Restau’Co, the Gargantua competition rewards better cook of mass catering in direct management of France.

Regional Qualifier - Best Pork Butcher/Caterer Apprentice of France - Cuisines en Scène

MONDAY 28/01/2019 – From 5:20pm

This contest is open to young participants who are in an apprenticeship programme and training to take the CAP professional qualifying exam (1st or 2nd year) or BAC PRO (1st or 2nd year). They must be under 21 years old to enter the contest. 
This regional round will determine the winners who will take part in the final that is held as part of the French ‘Salon de l’Agriculture’.

Maître d’Hôtel Trophy - Cuisines en Scène

SATURDAY 26/01/2019 - From 2pm

Organized by the Association Service à la française, the competition of the Maître d'Hôtel Trophy projects the art of service on the stage. After a rigorous selection, the 6 finalists will put their know-how and knowledge in competition in front of a prestigious jury composed of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France (MOF) and famous names of the profession with the objective of winning the Trophy Maître d'hôtel 2019.

World Burger Contest - Cuisines en Scène

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