Professeur de Cuisine

Interviews Video

Dr. Nicolas Peter, BMW AG Management Board Member

 

“At the BMW Group, we firmly believe that diversity in all its facets is the key to new ideas and innovative, sustainable concepts. That is why we support ECKART,” said Dr. Nicolas Peter, BMW AG Management Board Member responsible for Finance, and patron of ECKART, in his welcoming speech. “With the ECKART, we assume social responsibility and, not least through the endowment, we want to initiate lasting change."The ECKART recognises outstanding achievements in terms of responsible and sustainable cuisine and healthy nutrition. This year it was awarded for the seventh time in cooperation with the BMW Group. The BMW Group will donate €50,000 per category to a social or sustainable project on behalf of the award recipients. The total endowment of €250,000 reflects ECKART’s place among the absolute top culinary prizes and testifies to the award’s reputation and international significance.

Alice Waters ECKART 2009

 

Alice Waters received the Alumni Award 2018 for her project “Edible Schoolyard”. Waters, winner of 2009 ECKART for Innovation, opened the first slow food restaurant with local and sustainable products in the USA in 1971 and is Vice President of Slow Food International. The pioneer in her area founded the “Edible Schoolyard” program in 1995 with the aim of improving nutrition education in American schools. Since then, more than 5,000 school gardens have been built, through which Waters introduces students worldwide to the topic of healthy nutrition and the sustainable use of resources.The ECKART was endowed ( BMW Group) with € 50,000 of prize money for each category.

Günter Seeger, NYC ECKART 2018

 

Interview with chef Günter Seeger, winner of the ECKART 2018 FOR CREATIVE RESPONSIBILITY. The award is endowed with € 50,000 from the BMW Group.

Christopher Kostow ECKART 2018

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n June 2018 the ECKART 2018 was awarded in New York City.

Interview with Christopher Kostow (Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, USA, winner of ECKART 2018 FOR Culinary Art. The prize is endowed with € 50,000 from the BMW

 

Danny Meyer & Suzanne Cupps ECKART 2018

 

In June 2018 the ECKART 2018 was awarded in New York City.

Interview with Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Group)and Suzanne Cupps (Restaurant Untitled Whitney Museum), winner of ECKART 2018 FOR ART of Living. The prize is endowed with € 50,000 from the BMW GROUP

Gastón Acurio & Astrid Gutsche ECKART 2018

 

In June 2018 the ECKART 2018 was awarded in New York City. Interview Gastón Acurio & Astrid Gutsche, ECKART 2018 FOR INNOVATION ECKART 2018

Interview with the peruvian chef Gastón Acurio and his wife Astrid Gutsche, winner of ECKART 2018 FOR INNOVATION. The prize is endowed with € 50,000 from the BMW G

Milagros Caiña Carreiro-Andree, Member of the Board of Management of the BMW Group responsible for Human Resources

 

 

In June 2018 the ECKART 2018 was awarded in New York City. Milagros Caiña Carreiro-Andree, Member of the Board of Management of the BMW Group responsible for Human Resources, explains why the BMW Group has been committed to the topic of food and nutrition and has been cooperating with the ECKART ACADEMY for years.

Integration through cooking. How Isabelle Haeberlin has invested the prize money of 50.000 €