Yvonne Seier Christensen Professional Curriculum Vitae
Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 09.02.2024

Pink is in and Valentines is just around the corner, this gives you all an opportunity to dream a little so here is a little fantasy story of how Pink Champagne became famous on Valentine’s Day , from vineyard to bottle let’s celebrate Valentines with sparkling pink rosé. Champagne from Les Cinq Filles 🥂🌹 Once upon a time in the picturesque vineyards of the Champagne region in France near Épernay , there existed a magical place where delicate pink rose champagne was crafted with love and care. The story...

Champagne - Food pairing / 17.12.2023

I was first invited to be a judge on the jury to determine the Pâté-Croûte Champion of the World in 2021. After completing my diploma at Institute Paul Bocuse, I became familiar with the city of Lyon, known as the gastronomical center of France.As an oenologist and winemaker, it is a positive learning curve to be a judge on a food panel where I had to prepare my taste buds to do this honor justice. I am pleased to be able to use my skills. I can...

Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 31.08.2023

Food and flavour pairing are commonly used as an empirically based phenomenology by chefs and food innovators for creating delicious dishes. However, there is little if any science behind the pairing systems used, and it appears that pairing is determined by food culture and tradition rather than by chemical food composition. In contrast, the pairing implied by the synergy in the umami taste, elicited by free glutamate and free nucleotides, is scientifically founded on an allosteric action at the umami receptor, rendering eggs-bacon and cheese-ham delicious...

Champagne - Food pairing, Tributes / 31.01.2019

Denmark brings home Gold. It was 8 years ago since we won gold in the Worlds Championships for chefs, Rasmus Kofoed owner of 3*Michelin did exactly that . Today Rasmus coached Kenneth Toft Hänsen and Christian Wellendorf to first position and the famous  Gold Bocuse d’Or Statue. [caption id="attachment_9151" align="alignnone" width="1242"] The winning team no.1Picture courtesy of Bocuse d’Or Denmark[/caption] After yesterday’s awesome win with two victories on one podium everybody in Denmark can be proud regardless if you are in the gastronomy industry, a foodie, love to eat, or the girl...

Champagne - Food pairing / 30.01.2019

Worlds Final Paul Bocuse Chef Competition Iconic restaurant Paul Bocuse is a must when visiting LYON. I am in Lyon this week to support Kenneth and Christian in the World Finals Chef Competition. “ It’s a Bocuse d’Or moment “ I arrived a day early so I could visit Paul Bocuse, where nearly every dish has a historic story behind it. Every day, year after year, Paul Bocuse serves the same dishes, old fashioned dishes and delicious , while it’s not for everyone,  I love and am impressed with the idea...

Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 24.12.2017

Les Cinq Filles Julekonkurrence “12 Days Of Christmas”! Vind en tur for fire personer som gæster på Yvonne og Lars Seier Christensens lystyacht “Liberty” i Les Cinq Filles "12 Days of Christmas" julekonkurrence. Vi finder sammen datoen engang i foråret for en solbeskinnet eftermiddag på Øresund og nyder livet med kaviar og naturligvis rigeligt med Les Cinq Filles champagne! Fra den 25. December og de følgende elleve dage, viser vi en ny video hver dag på vores Facebook side (https://www.facebook.com/LesCinqFillesCuvee/) og stiller dig et spørgsmål. Du poster dit svar i...

Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 05.12.2017

Books and Bottles on a Thursday Night I attended a book signing at Løgismose rooftop store in Illums in Copenhagen last Thursday night 23rd November. Not just any book signing; however, it was the book launch of Søren Frank's book CHAMPAGNE. Of course, this is a title I can get excited about, for me it is the greatest word, pronounced the same in any language, always conjuring the idea of fun and celebration. If you are not familiar with Løgismose, it is Denmark's only high product profile delicatessen store, which is known for...

Champagne - Food pairing / 29.05.2016

Usually, it's the husband that has the honor of taking his wife out on a Friday night for champagne and dinner; however, this Friday I took my husband out to show him my passion and have him join me in tasting amazingly rare champagne bubbles in realtime. The theme was to taste a set of varied & rare collected champagne from Jan's wine cellar and for a modest ticket  price have an experience of a lifetime in the company of like minded people and a pairing menu. The weather was...

Champagne - Food pairing, Champagne - My journey / 15.12.2015

Champagne & Food is a topic I like to add to my list of passions.  Let's experience this together by following me on my restaurant visits. For those of you who cannot join me, I will post photos and video. And to put you in a "pairing" mood, I want to share these momentous food & wine stories with you. An Evening to Remember It is always nice to be invited out for dinner with friends in the private setting of their home, which they meticulously tidied up as we often...