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Maciamo
28-01-09, 18:55
Two major culinary events were taking place in Lyon this week : the World Pastry Cup (http://www.eupedia.com/cgi-bin/dir/jump.cgi?ID=233124) and the World Cuisine Contest (http://www.eupedia.com/cgi-bin/dir/jump.cgi?ID=233126) (a.k.a. Bocuse d'Or).

Both events take place once every two years. Gold, silver and bronze medals are attributed by country, a bit like at the Olympics, but for food.

You can find the past results on the websites. Here are the statistics of medals by country.

World Pastry Cup


France : 6 gold medals, 1 silver medal
Japan : 2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze
Belgium : 1 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze
USA : 1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze
Italy : 1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze
Netherlands : 2 silver
Austria, Canada, Luxembourg : 1 bronze


World Cuisine Contest


France : 6 gold medals, 2 silver medals, 1 bronze medal
Norway : 4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Sweden : 1 gold, 3 silver
Luxembourg : 1 gold
Belgium : 3 silver, 3 bronze
Denmark : 2 silver, 1 bronze
Germany : 3 bronze
Iceland, Singapore, Switzerland : 1 bronze