New for Toque d’Or® 2022, Nestlé Professional has launched Toque d’Or TV®. Designed to give hospitality hopefuls and the industry an exclusive peek into the competition, Toque d’Or® 2022 can be experienced in five short episodes. The first episode airs on Toque d’Or YouTube channel at midday on Friday 17th June, with the successive four episodes released at the same time over the following four Fridays. Together, they reveal the knowledge and skills competitors learn and industry experts involved in the prestigious competition, as well as showing the adrenalin-boosting experience for students and apprentices competing in the Heats through to the Grand Finals.
Episode 1 summarises the excitement of Toque d’Or® 2022: its sustainability theme, legacy, and a whistlestop tour of the Heats to the Grand Finals, through to the Awards ceremony.
Episode 2 explains how finalists learn about sustainable sourcing: in the classroom from industry specialists and from sustainable suppliers in farm trips during the Grand Finals.
Episode 3 brings the BOH finalists into the kitchen, preparing their dishes overseen by award-winning judge, Louisa Ellis, while FOH finalists dress the event, connecting the various parts of the food journey.
Episode 4 showcases the Awards ceremony where the winners are named.
Episode 5 is a 360 overview of the entire competition, with handpicked highlights from the start, through to a showcase of the winners’ once-in-a-lifetime trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Katya Simmons, Managing Director of Nestlé Professional UK&I, says: