A Dozen Hopefuls for Bocuse d’Or 2011*


The twelve semi-finalists for this year’s Bocuse d’Or team were announced at Daniel minutes ago. More details are coming, but here’s the list!

Jennifer Petrusky, Chicago, Charlie Trotter
Christopher Parsons, Winchester, MA, Catch
Mark Liberman, West Palm Beach, FL, Roxy’s Black Sheep,
James Kent, New York, Eleven Madison Park
Luke Bergman, New York, the Modern
Kevin Gillespie, Atlanta, Top Chef finalist
Percy Whatley, Yosemite, CA, The Ahwahanee
Michael Clauss, Burlington, VT, Daily Planet
Danny Cerqueda, North Carolina, Carolina Country Club
Andrew Weiss, Las Vegas, The Chef’s Workshop
Jeremy Tomczak, New York, instructor at the French Culinary Institute
John Rellah, New York, New York Yacht Club

*Clarification: The Bocuse d’Or will be held in January 2011. The U.S. contest to determine our national representative will be in 2010.
Related: Bocuse d’Or Draws Few Applicants