TV Chef/presenter, food Archaeologist, author and broadcaster Alan Coxon has been awarded the “Maitrise Escoffier” award by the Conseil Culinaire Francais.
The award on recommendation of the President of the Association Culinaire is in recognition for achievements within the culinary profession.
Alan who received notice of the award in the post says:
“It was a complete surprise and a great honour and privilege to have been recognised by such a leading culinary body and by my peers“
FoodAdo could not resist form interviewing him and discover a bit more.
Who was the first person you told the good news?
My Wife and Children
Why do you think they picked your products?
I have been a member of the Association Culinaire for many years and this surprise award was a nomination by my peers in recognition for the work I have done in the food industry and possibly the fact that I have created a unique ingredient.
What is your secret?
If I told you it would no longer be a secret!! Joking aside, the real secret is hard work , sheer determination and a passion to see quality products enjoyed by people that love quality food and ingredients.
Alan has worked in a variety of hotels and restaurants around the world including the Michelin star restaurant the “Foie Gras”, the Loews hotel Monte Carlo, his own restaurant in the Isle of Man, and the largest 4 star hotel in Paris leading a brigade of 65 International chefs.
Alan has also developed a global following for his TV presentations such as Ever Wondered about food for BBC2, Coxon`s Royal Feast for BBC Worldwide to 4 years as guest presenter on the Gloria Hunniford Open house and 4 years on the UK TV food networks.
Alan has written 3 books to date and has also created a unique range of multi award winning food products, including a 15th century Mediaeval Old English “Ale-Gar”, a Roman period Vinaigre and an Ancient Greek Vinaigre.
All three products are now being exported and to 9 countries around the globe.
He is a complete source of information and inspiration for foodies!
Well done Alan!
If you want to discover more about Alan and his unique products, visit http://foodado.com/coxonskitchen