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Mon, Jul 02


AVPA. Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products

Commented tasting of the most beautiful oils in the world

The largest olive oil library in Paris opens its doors to you 200 exceptional oils at your disposal!

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Commented tasting of the most beautiful oils in the world
Commented tasting of the most beautiful oils in the world

Time and place

Jul 02, 2018, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

AVPA. Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products, Espace ALTURA, 46 Rue Saint-Antoine, 75004 Paris, France

About the event

Concerned public :

- Producers

- Distributors (Delicatessens)


9:00 a.m. Welcome of participants

9:30 am Introduction to the world of gourmet oils.

10:00 a.m. Tasting – Basic principles, presentation of the AVPA tasting sheet

10:30 a.m. First series of tastings: olive oil categories

11:30 am Introduction to the world of other vegetable oils (seeds and nuts).

Tasting of the winning oils.

12:30 The right oil for every use by chef Jean-Pierre Jacquin

who will put his point into practice by making his recipes for the lunch break.

1:30 p.m. Lunch break: Tasting of Jean-Pierre Jacquin's culinary preparations

2:30 p.m. Good dietary use of oils

3:15 p.m. Second series of olive oil tastings: in-depth tasting-

Differentiations within the same category.

4:30 p.m. The conservation of oils

5:00 p.m. Free tasting: presentation of oils brought by participants

in comparison with oils of the same category

6:00 p.m. End of the day

The training will take place in French with explanations provided in English, Spanish and Italian.

Stakeholders :

Paz Figares, is an expert in olive oil, graduated from ASCAL (Asociacion para el control de la Calidad y Promocion de los aceites de la comarca de Priego de Cordoba) and by IFAPA de Cabra (Cordoba). It is also a distributor of extra virgin olive oils in France and owner of the site, a site for the promotion of the culture of olive oil and the online sale of carefully selected oils.

Jean-Pierre Jacquin, is a discreet chef invited by the most famous personalities who like to enjoy his inventive cuisine always attached to showcasing the products. After an apprenticeship with great chefs (Ghislaine Arabian, Jean-Pierre Biffi, Patrick Lenotre or Gérard Raimbaud) which gave him undisputed professional recognition, he specialized in tailor-made cuisine capable of meeting the most astonishing requirements.

Jean-Emmanuel Jourde, Secretary General of AVPA

Responsible for the International Competition “Oils of the World”

Philippe Juglar, President of AVPA

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