A chef from Béthune will defend Pas-de-Calais from tonight on M6
By Romane Chevalier
How to make it attractive Northern cuisine – Pas de Calais ? Greasy dishes, unattractive although delicious and served “casually”… This is the challenge that the Chef Maxime Leplatwhose restaurant is at Bethune, in the broadcast of M6 The battle of the regions: My cuisine is the best in France. Starting from monday august 8 and until Friday the 12th, it’s a whole territory that holds its breath, hoping that the chef from Pas-de-Calais will overturn the preconceptions about our cuisine!
A 100% ch’ti chef
It is a flagship program of the M6 channel. The battle of the regions brings together 56 chefs who defend their local cuisine and their great regional culinary classics to come to only one conclusion: their cuisine is the best in France.
The challenge will be tough for Maxime Leplat, from Armentières and its delegation, small main rooms as reinforcements. The 100% ch’ti chef, whose restaurant is based in Béthune, will have the heavy responsibility of changing the opinions of the cuisine of the Nord – Pas-de-Calais region.
“After having toured France for 8 years through different restaurants with his wife, he decided to return to his native region in order to restore his letters of nobility to his region, explains the television channel. According to him, the products of the North are often “badly seen”, there is nothing sexy in a fries, an endive or a beetroot. »
A trio of shock to decide between the competition
The jury will be composed of three heads already well known to the public:
– Chef Norbert Tarayre, head of several bistronomic brasseries, host and judge on the show The best bakery in France.
– The culinary journalist Aurélie Chaigneau, who works in particular behind the scenes of Top Chef, Nightmare in the kitchen and An almost perfect dinner.
– And Gilles Goujon, best worker in France and three-starred chef for his restaurant Auberge du Vieux Puits in Fontjoncouse, in the Hérault.
Between endive gratin, homemade fries, welsh and croquettes: comment on chef Leplat will he manage to change the negative opinions about the cuisine of the Nord – Pas-de-Calais? Answer from tonight, 6:40 p.m. on M6!
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