Chef Sache, the largest and most important avant-garde culinary festival in the German speaking countries will be moving to Dusseldorf from Cologne for 2017.
Port Culinaire and Food Events, the organisers of the event, have announced that this year’s edition which takes place on 17 and 18 September will be held at the Areal Böhler, Alte Schmiedehallen in Düsseldorf.
The location was converted into an event location in July 2012. The old industrial complex, whose unmistakable character, has been preserved will welcome some of the world’s most creative chefs. The lineup of chefs confirmed for this year’s event include Thomas Dorfer, Landhaus Bacher in Mautern, Wachau, Vladimir Mukhin, White Rabbit in Moscow, Esben Holmboe Bang of Maaemo in Oslo, Paul Pairet of Ultraviolet in Shangai and Heinz Reitbauer of Steirereck in Vienna.
The event is nine years old has is growing every year. Last year, the attendance during the two days of the event numbered 3,100 visitors.
The historic, sturdy steel girders are in their original condition and convey a particular charm in conjunction with the industrial complex‘s old foreman‘s office. The industrial floor has been re-laid and given a glossy finish. The hall has an event area of 8,000 m² that can be divided into four sections.
Chef Sache is considered to be the most important networking platform for catering professionals in the German-speaking countries. It includes tastings, catering, parties and lots of fun events including some of the world’s most creative chefs live on stage as well as breakout sessions.
This year’s event, held in Cologne, included among others Jordi Roca, Albert Adria, Jonnie and Therese Boer, Joachim Wissler, Alexandre Gauthier and Andre Chiang among others.
More details can be found on the website of the event.