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The Olympics of Food

Since Team America has never placed better than sixth at the Bocuse d’Or competition—known as "the Olympics of food"—Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud have taken over next year's team. Flashes of Rocky ensue: "Mr. Boulud expects to involve many chefs in training and coaching the team. 'The goal is to make sure we'll look good ... We have too many good restaurants not to be able to have a strong team.'" If ever there was a cooking competition that warranted television coverage... [NYT]