ECKART 2019 FOR ART OF LIVING goes to Wolfgang Puck

Posted on 20. May, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Munich/Vienna. The ECKART 2019 FOR ART OF LIVING goes
to Wolfgang Puck, one of a many eminent gastronomy entrepreneurs in
a world, who has had a wilful informative change in a United
States. The opening of a initial epicurean grill in Hollywood in
1982 noted a commencement of a Austrian chef’s success story, which
he owes to his culinary brilliance.


“Wolfgang Puck is a complicated envoy of peculiarity and good ambience – his
ideas have altered American gastronomy and continue to figure it beyond
a present,” says Dr. Nicolas Peter, Member of a Board of
Management of BMW AG, Finance, and enthusiast of ECKART.


“In further to his sharp-witted celebrity and his culinary brilliance,
that focuses on expansion instead of radical changes, Puck’s sense
for a right change between tradition and creation is a basement of
his success. He also uses this success for a extensive social
joining that is second to none,” says Eckart Witzigmann, explaining
a jury’s decision.


Puck supports countless foundations and organizations such as the
American Cancer Society, a Special Olympics and a Make-A-Wish
Foundation and is dedicated to compelling immature talent. Since 2007,
Wolfgang Puck has also committed himself to no longer charity foie
gras in his bars and restaurants and to focusing wholly on
organically-grown products.


Wolfgang Puck’s trail to world-class gastronomy led him from his
Austrian homeland around France to America. Puck now operates over 100
restaurants worldwide, including several star restaurants. For 20
years, he has also served as a cook for a Governors Ball – the
central cooking after a Oscars. Despite his general fame,
however, he continues to concentration on his roots, as a Wiener Schnitzel
can be found on all of Puck’s menus.



The BMW Group and a ECKART Academy have been partners given 2012
and jointly endowment a Eckart Witzigmann Prize for outstanding
achievements in a gastronomy scene. The partnership is formed on the
common idea of compelling healthy nutrition, tolerable cuisine and
a obliged use of resources. Previous endowment winners include
Daniel Boulud, HRH Charles Prince of Wales, Elena Arzak, Anne-Sophie
Pic, Harald Wohlfahrt, Dieter Kosslick, Ferran Adrià, Marc Haeberlin,
Joël Robuchon, Alex Atala, Jon Rose, Mick Hucknall, Massimo Bottura,
Dominique Crenn, Andreas Caminada, Tiffany Persons, María Marte, Alain
Ducasse, and many others.

The endowment for tolerable delight and amicable shortcoming will be
presented during a rite in Vienna on 19 May 2019.




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