French Sushi Championship
Who won the first French Sushi Championship?
The Japan Food Show and France Sushi magazine launched this new competition to put French sushi masters to the test for the very first time. The 2017 edition drew a large number of entrants, with the grand winner receiving a cheque for €2,000 and a place in the World Sushi Championship.
The art of sushi holds no secrets for him... He was crowned the very first French Sushi Champion.
Congratulations to Wagner Spadacio, 2017 French Sushi Champion!
How to participate ?
The competition takes the form of three different events:
preparation, the traditional test (Edomae) and the Freestyle test which calls on the creativity of contestants.
The competitors will be judged by a panel comprising leading specialists: a Meilleur Ouvrier de France in fish, award-winning French and Japanese chest, and participants from international competitions.
The winner will receive a cheque for €2,000 and an entry in the World Sushi Cup!
Are you a genuine sushi expert? Have you mastered each stage in the preparation of this ancestral Japanese dish? In an industry premiere, the Japan Food Show and the magazine France Sushi are putting you to the test in the first ever French Sushi Championship! Come and do battle with the best Sushi chefs in the country!
Competition entry only open to Sushi professionals and chefs living in France.
2018 French Sushi Champion
And the winner is... Yann Rousselot !