Breaking News: Here Are The Winners Of The 2013 Bocuse D'Or

We've been following the Bocuse d'Or for over a year now, and the results of Bocuse 2013 have just been announced. With some shockers. The UK continues its march toward culinary excellence, with several prizes; Japan medals for the first time; Scandinavia didn't have as strong a showing as in recent years; and the U.S., despite taking its best shot, failed to make it to the podium.

We'll be back with a complete list ranking all 24 contestants when available, but here are the winners of the 2013 Bocuse d'Or held over the last two days in Lyon, France:

Bocuse Gold: France

Bocuse Silver: Denmark

Bocuse Bronze: Japan

Best commis: United Kingdom

Special fish prize: Norway

Special Meat Prize: United Kingdom

Best promotion: Guatemala

Best poster (online vote): Hungary

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