The famous chef Thierry Marx has set up vocational training centers all over France to offer a perspective to immigrants as well, although he often hears criticism.
His philosophy is simple: “Cooking is not just a matter of talent, it is a path in life that everyone can travel.”
“When it comes to cooking, anyone can reach the highest level, it’s not impossible. But it takes a lot of determination, discipline, persistence and dedication”, said chef Thierry Marx.
Especially these which also have a number of refugees who have arrived in this country. Some of them have experience, because they have learned to cook in the countries they come from. For such cooking enthusiasts, the Michelin-starred chef descends from his Olympus says DW, teaching at his cooking school for refugees, which has branches across the country.
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He shows them how important it is to pay attention to all the details. For the support he gives to immigrants, there has been no lack of criticism. There are rumors that accuse him that he certainly wants to help all those who are willing to cook for the right of asylum, however the master is not worried.
“They have a regular residence permit, although limited in time”, he explains. We give people the knowledge they need to settle down and live here on French soil as independently as possible, having a profession adds further. More than 6,000 people have already completed Thierry Marx’s cooking school, not only immigrants, but also those who have interrupted their studies or who have served prison sentences.