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Preview: New #perspectives for 2019

What do you get when a chef from Germany, France, South Africa and Estonia come together? 12 stunning dishes representative of our international network at the LSG Group. Under the guidance of Chef Jörg Hofmann, Director Culinary Excellence LSG Group, our team of four chefs work...

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Global Culinary Excellence Academy: The 3 Winning Menus

If our chefs know anything, it’s how to cook well – and that much was proven at the Global Culinary Excellence Academy Finale in November 2018. Even with specific challenge requirements, our students not only managed to excel, but surprise the jury too. Armed with the same, s...

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LSG Group: Culinary Academy Final in Chicago

In Chicago, the 13 participants of the first Global Culinary Excellence Academy completed the final exams of the jurors. From 13 to 15 November 2018, the 13 finalists of the first Global Culinary Excellence Academy (GCEA) met in Chicago. There, three challenging examination days ...

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September: Spice it up With the Amritsari Tawa Fried Fish

Now that it’s September, you might be wondering what new horizons LSG Group has left to explore. That’s easy: this month, we’re celebrating street food. Popular in the chaotic streets in North India, Amritsari Tawa fried fish is the perfect dish as we transition to a new se...

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August: Plating beef tartar with a German twist

The beef tartar has made its way around Europe, and with so many existing variations in South America, North America and the African continent, how can LSG Group add its own localized flair? By serving it alongside the familiar Frankfurt Green sauce, made exclusively with seven h...

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JULY: A sentimental throwback with cauliflower and broccoli a la polonaise

Having crossed the halfway mark for 2018, we here at LSG Group thought July would be the perfect time for a sentimental trip back to our childhood – with the Culinary Excellence team as our guide, of course. This month’s featured dish is Chef Jörg Hofmann’s contemporary ta...

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JUNE: The transformation of frozen boeuf bourguignon into haute cuisine using liquid nitrogen

Our ambition to reach new horizons is often spurred along by our many brands that provide a fresh perspective. That is why for June, we’re showcasing a dish representative of our frozen-food subsidiary: the boeuf bourguignon. What was once viewed as a peasant meal, the traditio...

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MAY: Honoring tradition with the cured salad

With Chef Jörg Hofmann at the helm, we’re heading back to our roots – quite literally. Made with crunchy root vegetables and an egg, the dish of the month is the cured salad. The starter is one that’s steeped in tradition. Known as “Bauernfrühstück”, meaning Farmer...

Augmented Reality at the WTCE: How exactly does it work? LSG Group

Augmented Reality at the WTCE: How exactly does it work?

An interview with Martin Buchholtz (Innovation and Research, LSG Group) and Oliver Tappe (Global IT, LSG Group) As recently reported here on our Blog, the LSG Group will use Augmented Reality (AR) at the WTCE. A wide variety of dishes will be presented virtually on high-quality ...

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APRIL: Deconstructing tradition with Eel in Aspic

When Chef Jörg Hofmann whips out the sketchbook, you can be sure to expect something quite exquisite indeed. For the month of April, we’ve deconstructed a traditional, Northern Germany dish. Using just basic ingredients, Chef Hofmann keeps the attention on the jellied eel, top...