Become the New Moët & Chandon Chef!

TAOP Staff

Moët & Chandon wants you! The legendary Champagne House launches its competition to find its esteemed new Maison executive chef. Do you have what it takes?

Are you an imaginative chef with a flair for all things culinary?
Do you have a passion for fine champagne, global travel and meeting new people?

Do you #openthenow, embrace life’s experiences and share them with style?

Moët & Chandon launches the Moët & Chandon Wants You! competition: a quest to find its esteemed new Maison executive chef. This is no small feat, the executive chef is more than a chef. He or she is also a global ambassador for the Maison’s legendary hospitality and spirit of excellence. The competition is designed to find Moët & Chandon’s ultimate culinary match!

As one of the world’s most-loved champagnes, Moët & Chandon is known by global icons, royalty and dignitaries, cinema talents and other legendary personalities. It shares the boldness and elegance of champagne around the world thanks to unrivalled Maison events and more. The House creates superb champagne dinners at its estate in Epernay, and beyond. Moët & Chandon’s hospitality is unparalleled and the executive chef is at the heart of it all.

“Moët & Chandon’s savoir-faire and sense of hospitality are our luxurious signature,” said Stéphane Baschiera, President and CEO of Moët & Chandon. “Our new executive chef will play a key role in expressing the Maison’s heritage and sharing it with style and panache around the world.”


The Judges

BenoÎt Gouez
Moët & Chandon Chef de Cave

Yannick Alléno
Special guest judge, esteemed 3-time Michelin-starred Chef and Moët & Chandon partner

Bernard Dance (retiring)
Pascal Tingaud
Moët & Chandon Executive Chefs

Cristiano Talassi
Moët & Chandon International Marketing Director

Yuka Gansser
Moët & Chandon Heritage and Hospitality Director

Olivia de Longueil
Moët & Chandon Internation Events and Sponsorships Senior Group Manager


How to Apply

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by April 15, 2016, with the following:
– 1-minute video (in English) that explains his/her motivation for the job
– 2 recipes to match with the Maison’s iconic Champagne Moët Impérial (one appetizer and one hot main course with a maximum budget of $45 (€40) for each proposal)
– A professional resume with references

Submit online here.


Dates to Note

April 15, 2016 – Application deadline
June 1, 2016 – Four semi-finalists announced
July 7, 2016 – Two finalists announced
July 8, 2016 – New executive chef announced


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