Chef des Chefs: Elysee

Chef des Chefs is an elite club composed of 40 highly distinguished chefs cooking for the world’s most powerful heads of states. Preparing daily meals and sumptuous feasts for special government receptions, they live a life of both privilege and considerable pressure. They are ambassadors of their country’s cuisine and have the crucial role to meticulously create an atmosphere that will favor diplomacy and political negotiations.

This episode meets the chef at the famous Elysee Palace in Paris which is the official residence of the French President. Bernard Vaussion and his team must anticipate the needs of their global guests and present only the highest quality ingredients. Bernard takes behind the scenes in the splendid Palais and talks about his many years service for various presidents. We will attend a gastronomic meeting of the Chefs des Chefs hosted by Alain Ducasse in the luxurious Eiffel tower restaurant.


  • Year: 2014
  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Production: Patrick Spica
  • Director: Vanessa Pontet
  • Available Versions: FRA
  • Country of production: France

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