“Honestly, it’s the kind of thing that only happens once in a lifetime. » Mory Sackothe French chef revealed by the show “Top Chef”, was chosen by the American magazine “Time” to appear on the front page of the “Time100 Next” issue. According to the American media, he is one of the “leaders of tomorrow” and comes at the top of the “Innovators” section because of the “empire he is building” in the field of gastronomy.
“I can only savor this strong moment, it’s a great recognition for everything I try to transmit and tell on a daily basis through my work! », says the chef on his LinkedIn account.
Also on the list is Irish actor Paul Mescal revealed by the series “Normal People”, the model Hailey Beiber and the actress of “ The Last of Us »Bella Ramsey. In 2018, Kylian Mbappé was distinguished by “Time” at only 19 years old.
The media selects these personalities on recommendations from other celebrities, “who pay tribute to those who follow in their footsteps”. Mory Sacko was thus supported by the French actor Omar Sy, expatriate in the United States.
One Michelin star
This young 31-year-old chef, originally from Seine-et-Marne, is climbing the steps of French gastronomy at full speed. After working with prestigious mentors like Thierry Marx or Nobu Matsuhisa, he was revealed by the M 6 culinary competition, “Top Chef” in 2020.
A year later, his cuisine combining Japanese, French and African influences allowed him to gain one star in the Michelin guide for his restaurant MoSuke, in the 14th arrondist of Paris.
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Guest of the Paris Food Society in 2022, the rising star of French gastronomy also hosted on France 3 the show “Open kitchen” to discover the richness and diversity of the terroir of the French regions.