Having welcomed some 450 chefs and wine producers from 5 continents, it seemed perfectly
natural for us to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the festival by spotlighting
the birthplace of all this gourmet pleasure: our own city, and its chefs and culinary
Two years ago, in preparing a suitably grand celebration for our 15th anniversary,
we undertook an analysis of the gastronomy program and enlisted important partners
in its development. We set up a gastronomy advisory committee and an outreach committee.