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Below, you’ll find a selection of what’s cooking in the world of Dolce. Do you have an idea for a post on this blog? Mail to ilse@dolceworld.com.

Category: Restaurants

07 jun Digitalisation breathes new life into the catering sector

The internet has made the life of a number of sectors a lot easier. And digitalisation is also doing the same for the catering sector. New platforms such as Growzer simplify time-consuming administration and day-to-day processes. Catering establishments gain time, their costs go down and they obtain more insights. 

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23 mar The Food Service community carries out a unique survey in the food service industry.

It will take up only about 5 minutes of your time and will allow us to gain a better understanding of the food service industry.

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17 feb JUST BEER – a taste of Europe

Just Beer is a high-end beer event for ‘bon vivants’ and real beer lovers. Visitors get the opportunity to discover superior brews with tastings of selected innovative beers, special beers and familiar brands.

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30 may The Native Cooking Award 2016 ... Belgian 's Take silver

The result of the Native Cooking Award 2016.

The winner is Sweden
The no 2 is  BELGIUM  and won also the press Award
The no 3 is Norway

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04 dec STAR OF THE BELGIAN CUISINE 2016

On Monday, November 2, 2015, Sam Van Houcke, chef of the restaurant 'Onder de Toren' in Hansbeke, won the third edition of the cooking competition ‘The Star of the Belgian Cuisine’. The young chef was assisted by Olivier Saey (Hertog Jan), sommelier Sam Govaert (Entrepôt du Vin) and coach Lieven Lootens (‘t Aards Paradijs). 

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21 nov Simon Denis is the Star of the Belgian Cuisine

Simon Denis, chef of restaurant 'Comptoir de l'eau vive' in the town of Erpent, near Namur, is the new ‘Star of the Belgian Cuisine’. This competition took place in the culinary hall of Countryside. The winning team served roasted sole, braised chicory, quenched with Ommegang beer and cauliflower risotto and crab.

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10 apr Photo report: Ten Dauwe at the Tour of Flanders.

Ten Dauwe at the Tour of Flanders.

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23 mar In 2017 we are looking for another suitable candidate for the Bocuse d'Or Lyon 2019 cooking competition.

Bocuse d'Or is named after chef Paul Bocuse. It is the most prestigious culinary competition in the world, the Olympic Games for gourmet cooks as it were. It is not just a cooking competition; it is also a human adventure that brings together talented chefs and offers further guidance on their path to stardom.

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03 mar Martini Caffè Torino, the very first Negroni bar in Belgium

Last year, Martini brought the vermouth bar concept to Belgium with Caffè Torino. Modern Italian-style aperitifs are clearly on the rise in this country as well. One big winner in this respect is the classic Italian Negroni cocktail. That is why Caffè Torino will be the very first Negroni bar in Belgium this year.

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13 dec Dolce consulting lifts any concept to a higher level

“Call on our year-long expertise and turn your business into a real success”

 

Bring an economist/marketing specialist and a hospitality expert together and you’ll have the perfect mix to transform a starting business or established enterprise into a successful concept. Top level consultancy in the world of catering, that is what Jan De Kimpe and Ilse Duponcheel are good at. Because in addition to publishing Dolce Magazine, organising culinary trips and events, Dolce World also stands for turning your business into a success. 

 

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12 may Bocuse d’Or Europe 2016 Tamás Széll is crowned Best European Chef

Bocuse d’Or Europe has never been been as popular as it is now around the world. It’s a great success ! The enthusiasm and support of the whole hungarian nation have boosted the show. They succeeded in promoting their gastronomic and cultural assets.
Florent Suplisson, GL events Gastronomic Events Director
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18 dec Relais & Château makes 20 commitments

Relais & Château is a group of fine cuisine hoteliers all over the world. They have the ambition to create a better world with gastronomy and hospitality. They will achieve this by making 20 commitments based on three objectives: preserve the diversity of cuisine in the world, share the passion for what is good and beautiful in the world and work together to create a more human world.

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07 may From Flemish clay to Japanese Zen

Bart De Pooter is an outsider among Belgian chefs. Since last year, he can call himself the owner of three stars, even if the three are divided between two restaurants: De Pastorale in the brickmakers’ village Reet and WY in The Mercedes House, in the heart of Brussels. The contrast could not be any greater. But the 46-year-old chef’s ambition does not end there. “Two plus one does not equal three”, he says. To achieve three stars for De Pastorale remains a goal; the next step is to expand around the world.

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