The “Toques Blanches” from Lyon bring French gastronomy to Estonia!

Restaurants Art Priori, Dominic et Horisont

March 19, 2019 / March 21, 2019

The “Toques Blanches” from Lyon are in Estonia from 17 to 20 March to discover the flavors and specialties of the Estonian regions, meet local restaurateurs, farmers and actors of sustainable management in the catering sector. This visit, which aims to encourage more cooperation, is organized on one hand by the Estonian Chefs’ Union represented by its President Mr Taigo Lepik and on the other hand by Mr Hugues Pouzet, Honorary Consul of Estonia in Lyon. 

The 7 Lyon chefs will visit a market, a local brewery, a red deer farm and participate in a lunch with the President of the Republic of Estonia, Mrs Kersti Kaljulaid.

Gastronomic dinner on March 19
On March 19, the chefs of the Toques blanches de Lyon organize dinners in 3 restaurants in Tallinn. Lovers of great French cuisine have the opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary taste experience in the Art Priori, Dominic and Horisont restaurants

Find the contacts of the restaurants to make your reservations below! 

HORISONT – with Christophe Marguin (president of the “Toques Blanches”, Master Chef at Le Président),
Christophe Roure (Le Neuvième Art**), 
Joseph Viola (Daniel & Denise)

ART PRIORI – with Olivier Paget (L’Ame Soeur),
Benoit Toussaint (Chez Paul’O)

DOMINIC – with Frédéric Berthod (33 Cite),
Julien Gautier (M Restaurant)


Lyon, the world capital of gastronomy, the Bocuse d’Or and… Tallinn!In 1935, Lyon was declared the world capital of gastronomy and has always held this title. It is in Lyon that the famous Bocuse d’Or biannual competition is organized. It sees 24 of the most promising chefs of their generations prepare exquisite dishes that are judged by a jury composed of illustrious master chefs.  The 24 who reach the world final at the SIRHA catering show in Lyon will have been selected during the continental competitions. The Bocuse d’Or competition of the European continent will be held in Tallinn in 2020
Estonia was selected to host the competition because of its attractiveness as a place to discover modern gastronomic creations inspired by traditional methods and knowledge. 

Goût de France, a day to celebrate great French cuisine in Estonia
On March 21, the 5th edition of the Goût de France operation will be held in several restaurants in Estonia to showcase the art and products of French gastronomy! This year, a record 17 restaurants are participating – find them on the website of the French Embassy to Estonia.

⇒ Culinary meetings take place as part of the Month of La Francophonie.


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Photos: Les Toques Blanches Lyonnaises

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