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ECKART 2018 to be presented in New York. Cash endowment for amicable and tolerable projects, Dr. Peter: “We are critical about a ECKART.”

Munich. The general Eckart Witzigmann Award
(ECKART) continues a tour around a world: In 2018, a renowned
capacity for excellent cuisine, a art of cookery and unwavering delight –
named after “chef of a century” Eckart Witzigmann – will be
presented in New York. In their sixth year of cooperation, a BMW
Group and a Eckart Academy are stability with further
internationalisation of a capacity – this year profitable reverence to
superb services to ground-breaking gastronomy and nourishment on
a American Continent.

“Our partnership with a Eckart Academy is formed on a corner aim of
formulating an general height for healthy eating, sustainable
cuisine and obliged use of resources. We have looked during a lot of
desirous projects like this in a American grill stage for the
ECKART 2018,” pronounced Dr. Nicolas Peter, member of a Board of
Management of BMW AG, obliged for Finance and enthusiast of the
ECKART. “We see a ECKART as a approach of holding amicable responsibility
and achieving a durability impact by a involvement.”


This goal is reflected not slightest in a capacity determined in
2017 for any of a capacity categories. All 4 award-winners in the
categories “Art of Cookery”, “Innovation”, “Creative Responsibility”
and “Art of Living”, in further to one prior winner, introduce a
amicable or tolerable plan of their choice to accept an endowment
of € 50,000 from a BMW Group. The choice of projects is evaluated
and authorized by a ECKART jury and a BMW Group. The sum endowment
of €250,000 reflects a status and significance of a ECKART as a
tip general culinary award.

“We don’t only wish to recognize a award-winners one time: We are
ensuring that their superb ideas and joining can be realised
over many years,” explained Dr. Peter. “We are critical about a ECKART.”

“We have to do something,” combined “chef of a century” Eckart
Witzigmann. “I have always criticised that there is too most speak and
not adequate action. With a capacity from a BMW Group, we are able
to support people and their ideas and safeguard that things unequivocally change.”

Members of a jury cabinet embody Eckart Witzigmann; Otto Geisel,
conduct of a Eckart Academy; Dr. Nicolas Peter, member of a Board of
Management of BMW AG, Finance; Dr. Friedrich Eichiner, former BMW
Board of Management member and titular member of a ECKART jury; as
good as countless restaurateurs and chefs from a ECKART network,
including Uta Schlagenhauf and Hermann Bareiss of Hotel Bareiss,
three-star cook Alain Ducasse and his sous-chef Matthias Hahn.


Dr. Nicolas Peter during a ECKART 2017 capacity rite in Versailles:


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