03-10-2005
French gastronomy supports Paris 2012
 
Press release (PDF - 12 Ko)
Initiated by Guy Savoy, 150 stars of French Haute cuisine have announced their support to Paris' Bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
Coinciding with the visit of the International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission in Paris, the representatives of French gastronomy, a highly visible part of Parisís international image, have thrown their weight behind Paris 2012ís exciting campaign.
 
Yesterday, Guy Savoy gave the 150 letters of support, from his fellow-members, to Bertrand DelanoŽ, President of Paris 2012. Among them were Paul Bocuse, Alain Ducasse, Alain
Dutournier, Pierre Gagnaire, Rťgis Marcon, JoŽl Robuchon, Michel Rostang and Michel Troisgros.

Through this letter, the Chefs expressed their "commitment to support Paris 2012ís Bid for the organization of the XXX Olympiad Games".
 
They have joined athletes, elected officials and business leaders, who have already manifested their "Amour des Jeux".
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