Michel Sarran ousted from Top Chef: the moving reactions of Philippe Etchebest and Hélène Darroze

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The 60-year-old Toulousain was ousted from the Top Chef show. Michel Sarran had joined the jury of the television show in 2015. His friends and colleagues sent him a goodbye message.

After seven years spent in front of M6 cameras in the Top Chef show, Toulouse chef Michel Sarran is leaving the adventure. The sixty-year-old said on Instagram that he was ousted from the show he had been on since 2015: “M6 having decided to change the jury, there you have it, the adventure stops for me. Know one thing: I will really miss you, but we will certainly meet again, ”explains the chef.

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The other members of the Top Chef jury did not fail to react to the departure of the Toulouse chef. This is the case, among others, of Philippe Etchebest: “Very happy to have shared these years with you my friend Michel Sarran. We will miss you”, addresses the television host to his friend, who embellished his message with some personalized hashtags: “#chocolatine #roiducassoulet #croquemichel et #sudouest”.

Hélène Darroze for her part was particularly moved: “My Michel Sarran. I will miss you so much on the next set of Top Chef on M6. Thank you thank you for all the good times we have spent together over the past 7 years . What good memories will stay in my heart forever. ” The Michelin-starred chef did not fail to send him a message of sincere friendship: “Thank you Hélène, I will miss you too, I’m afraid. But life does not stop and we will have plenty to share. together, Michel Sarran replied.

Finally, it’s Stéphane Rotenberg, the presenter of the cooking show: “See you very, very soon Chef. Working alongside you throughout these years has been a great privilege!”. The latter claims that he will come to Toulouse for dinner at the end of the Beijing Express filming. “And I assure you that you will remain, my dear Stéphane, my great meeting in this beautiful adventure, affirms, moved, Michel Sarran. Respect for all that you accomplish and with always the same good humor. You helped me to make my place “.

M6 for its part, praised a chef whose “talent”, “professionalism” and the desire “to transmit have made it possible to reveal the talents of the kitchen of tomorrow”. Le Toulousain has been replaced by Glenn Viel, the youngest 3-star chef in France.