Apr 212013
Alain Ducasse Lifetime Achievement WinnerAlain Ducasse Lifetime Achievement Winner

Alain Ducasse Lifetime Achievement Winner

Alain Ducasse has pushed the boundaries of excellence in cooking and the dining experience throughout his 30-year career in gastronomy.

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester London

Visit Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester in London

The Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Diners Club International, acknowledges not only Ducasse’s reputation for innovative French cuisine but also his indisputable influence over today’s generation of chefs and restaurateurs around the world.

Since being awarded three Michelin stars at the tender age of 33 for his 33-month old Le Louis XV at the Hôtel de Paris in Monaco, Ducasse has gone on to become one of the world’s most decorated chefs and the first to have been awarded three Michelin stars in three different cities.

Since its inception, he has scored 14 positions on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, more than any other chef.

Alain Ducasse Entreprise, the group founded by Alain Ducasse, comprises more than 20 restaurants around the world, three inns in Europe, an independent hotel association, a culinary publishing house, an international education division with a cooking school for all in Paris as well as a pastry school for professionals and amateurs alike and a culinary training centre for chefs.



Apr 212013
La Tour, a new lesson in Clockmaking

A major hit at the Baselworld Watch Fair this week was a new, mechanical clock from L’Epée, the Swiss based clock manufacturer. La Tour is a clock in a completely new vein, with a power reserve of eight days. The clean, minimalist lines of its vertical structure are a canvas for beautiful “Côtes de Genève” [READ MORE…]

 7:15 pm  Art, Tableware, Watches
Apr 132013
Ceramic Art of Kraznai

Kraznai was winner of ‘New gift product’ at Top Drawer Spring 2012 and is currently exhibiting at the Salone del Mobile in Milan. His collection – Arms and Crafts is proving ever popular among art collectors and lovers of ceramics and his current collection is inspired by the desire to find beauty in imperfect works. [READ MORE…]

Apr 072013
Milan Furniture Fair

It’s probably reasonable to suggest that if you haven’t heard of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano or more easily, The Milan Furniture Fair, then you’re probably not in the Furniture or Home Interior business. From 9th to 14th April, Milan will be playing host to the Saloni 2013, the largest Furniture trade fair [READ MORE…]