Meilleurs Ouvriers de France
The title « Meilleur Ouvrier de France » is given to the best french craftsmen in their respective professions. It is a title of supreme excellence, given at the end of an extremely selective competition which is held every 4 years since 1924 and which brings together several tens of thousands of candidates. 240 professions are represented namely Chef de cuisine, Sommelier, Hairdresser, Landscape gardener, electrician or Tailor. This competition, with its highly desirable title, is open internationally and gives the right to university equivalence. Some famous Meilleur Ouvrier de France are, for exemple, Paul BOCUSE and Joël ROBUCHON, both titled « Meilleur Ouvrier de France » Chef.