Geir Skeie from Norway wins the Bocuse d’Or competition

Geir Skeie is the best chef in Europe, after getting most points from the jury in Bocuse d'Or Europe 2008, in Stavanger, Norway. 20 chefs prepared dishes of Norwegian salmon and lamb for 5,5 hours, and they all did exceptionally well.

Geir Skeie is the best chef in Europe, after getting most points from the jury in Bocuse d'Or Europe 2008, in Stavanger, Norway. Twenty chefs prepared dishes of Norwegian salmon and lamb for 5,5 hours, and they all did exceptionally well. This is the first time a European Championship for individual chefs has been arranged.
 
On the next places, we find Jasper Kure from Denmark and Jonas Lundgren from Sweden, number 2 and 3. Twelve of the chefs are now qualified to participate in Bocuse d'Or in Lyon in 27th and 28th of January 2009, representing:
Denmark, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Czech Repulic, Estiona, United Kingdom and Luxembourg.
 
Bocuse d'Or is the most prestigious culinary contest, and has existed for over 20 years.

Results:
 
Bocuse d'Or Europe 2008: Geir Skeie, Norway
Bocuse Silver Europe 2008 : Jesper Kure, Denmark
Bocuse Bronze Europe 2008 : Jonas Lundgren, Sweden
The best fish dish; winner is Philippe Mille, France
The best meat dish; winner is Philippe Mille, France
Special prize commis; Viktor Leshevich. Estonia