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Members of the newly established Cambodian chapter of the Disciples d’Escoffier, from left to right: Secretary-General Charly Guillo, President Richard Gillet, Treasurer Nicolas Olivry and Chairman of Disciples d’Escoffier Asia Robert Fontana. Photo supplied/Piseth Pen

Phnom Penh chefs join international culinary association

Publication date 23 January 2018 | 07:08 | ICT

On Sunday, some of Phnom Penh’s top chefs were initiated into the newly formed Cambodian chapter of the international culinary association Disciples d’Escoffier – in a ceremony that included sashes with miniature copper saucepans, the

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