An article ran on the front page of today's Vancouver Sun newspaper highlighting Chef Jaeger's forthcoming trip to Lyon. Read it here.
Wondering who is who in the poster depicted in the last post? From left to right:
Robert Allen Sulatycky - currently the Executive Chef of the Beverly Hills Hotel in California, Sulatycky achieved fourth overall and "Best Meat Platter" in the 1999 Bocuse D'Or representing Canada. That placement is to date the best finish for any North American chef, and this year he returns to represent Canada, this time as a judge.
Michael Noble - recently took the helm of Earl's Restaraunts, Noble is a past Bocuse D'Or competitor (1995, 1997) who is supporting Jaeger's endeavour through Earl's sponsorship as well as being Team Manager for Canada.
Scott Jaeger - Canadian born, Jaeger was recruited by the Waldorf Hotel in London, England and moved on to restaraunts in England, France and Switzerland. Holds the position of Vice Conseilleur Culinaire of the Chaine de Rotisseurs, and he now owns and operates The Pear Tree in Burnaby, BC with partner Stephanie which is entering its ninth year of operation.
Bruno Marti - Executive Chef of La Belle Auberge in Ladner, BC, Marti is a world-renowned chef who has recieved numerous awards and honors in his lifetime. Jaeger completed his apprenticeship under Marti's guidance, and Marti now accompanies his protege as he competes on the international stage.
Brody White - having completed Thompson River University's Culinary Arts program in 2003, White worked in Ciao Thyme Bistro in Whistler and Fresco Restaraunt in Kelowna before taking on apprenticeship at The Pear Tree Restaraunt. White serves as commis-chef to Jaeger in the 5 hour competition, and has been training alongside Jaeger for the past 18 months in preperation for the Bocuse D'Or.