How to Qualify in the Most Prestigious Cooking Competition In the World, Bocuse d´Or

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Achieving Excellence is an independent food documentary set in the 21st century that explores the creative process behind the grand designs competing in Bocuse d´Or. It’s a film about hard work, dedication, passion, and creativity. An unprecedented, intimate look at what it takes to achieve excellence in the most prestigious cooking competition in the world.

The pilot episode for our food documentary, Achieving Excellence, was filmed four weeks before the European qualification of Bocuse d´Or in Budapest, March 2022. Thanks Tormek for sponsoring the production of the pilot!

Director of Photography, Producer and Editor: Gustaf Björlin - https://www.gustafbjorlin.com/
Executive producer, Producer and Production: Nicole Jacobsen - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolechjacobsen/
Sound mixing: Jeppe Gross

SYNOPSIS - 2022, Stockholm, Sweden. We go inside of the life and kitchen of Sweden’s candidate, Jimmi Eriksson, to explore what it takes to achieve excellence. The documentary provides insights into the minds of the creatives and professionals involved. While also revealing the extensive challenges and collaborations.

When we are done filming we will have followed the current Bocuse d´Or Sweden team for a year - from February 2022, four weeks before the European qualification in Budapest, until the Bocuse d´Or final in Lyon, January 2023.

Confirmed characters:
Jimmi Eriksson, Candidate: https://www.instagram.com/jimmi_e/
Thilda Mårtensson, Commis: https://www.instagram.com/thilda_martensson/
Martin Brag, Coach: https://www.instagram.com/martinbrag/
Tommy Myllymäki, President: https://www.instagram.com/tommymyllymaki/
Sara Gibrand, Designer: https://www.instagram.com/saragibrand/
Anders Isaksson, Chef: https://www.instagram.com/isakssonanders/
Albin Edberg, Chef: https://www.instagram.com/edbergalbin/
Tom Sjögren, Chef : https://www.instagram.com/tomsjostedt/
Per Nordlind: https://www.instagram.com/pernordlind1/
Rasmus Nossbring, Glass Sculptor : https://www.instagram.com/rasmusnossbring/

Pilot episode | Feb 2022 - Sep 2022: The pilot for our documentary Achieving Excellence was produced four weeks before and during the European qualification of Bocuse d´Or in Budapest, March 2023.

Production I September 2022 - January 2023 : We’re slated to film throughout five months on selected days up until the final in Lyon 22th - 23th of January 2023, followed by months of post production.

Release I 2023/2024: Our goal is to premiere the film in 2023, and to have a public release through an online platform or streaming service ideally in end of 2023.

Thank you chef Jimmi Eriksson for bringing us onboard on your Bocuse-journey, and thank you Bocuse d´Or Sweden for the trust to portray Swedish gastronomy.

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About Tormek:
The Tormek T-2 Pro Kitchen Knife Sharpener is a knife sharpener that allows you to sharpen most kitchen knives in the professional kitchen in just one minute. The Tormek T-2 is not only used by the participants of the Bocuse d'Or but also by the Swedish National Culinary Team and many other professional chefs all over the world to sharpen kitchen knives. Read more about the machine here: https://www.tormek.com/sweden/sv/maskinmodeller/tormek-t-2-pro-kitchen/?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=thefoodoffice&utm_campaign=pilot-bocuse-dor

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How to Qualify in the Most Prestigious Cooking Competition In the World, Bocuse d´Or

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