And if Finland stood out for a well-balanced fish dish, France presented a sort of mille-feuille and a well-finished dish. Italy stood out for their interesting use of colour, and their dish was very tasty and light according to Marcon. It was a precious gold plate, which showed off a very different style from the others, with a touch of design. "The white sauce in the dish is reflected like a lake," said Marcon.
Norway, reigning champion, certainly stood out: they chose to present the fish in a deep plate, creating a very refined final effect. They also had a nicely balanced tray, which was well cooked, with a refined and balanced presentation.
Ten nations will enter the Grand Finale in Lyon next June.