Mory Sacko opens 2 street food addresses in Paris

Mory Sacko, former Top Chef contestant and head of starred restaurant MoSuke, opens two new street food spots dedicated to fried chicken!

  Mory Sacko opens 2 street food addresses in Paris

[Updated September 6, 2022 at 4:01 p.m.] Mory Sacko is everywhere ! the old candidate of Top Boss , today at the head of his own restaurant star MoSuke, is also the star of the program Open kitchen on France 3. In this autumn of 2022, the young chef is launching two new projects called command , dedicated to fried chicken (fried chicken).

The first address, which will open in October, will be located in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, a few meters from his restaurant gourmet . It was designed as a relaxed neighborhood table with a counter for take-out sales, as well as a room that can accommodate around fifteen people. The second, inaugurated on September 7, is installed in the heart of the Galeries Lafayette Gourmet and offers about sixty seats. In both cases, Mory Sacko put it poulet frit in the spotlight, in a burger version in a pretzel bun with miso mayonnaise, cucumber pickles and a homemade spicy sauce. This delicacy can be accompanied by roasted sweet potatoes or in the form of fries, served with a Cajun sauce. Our mouths are already watering!


Biography of a charming man

Born on September 24, 1992 in Rueil-Malmaison, Mory Sacko went through the stages with determination and selflessness. Small, if he tasted with envy the dishes of his Senegalese mother, it was really in ninth grade that he turned to this profession. 'Thinking about what I wanted to do, I realized that I liked documentaries about the world of Palaces and cuisine. ', he told Vice magazine.

Good student, he integrates the hotel school at age 14 and it was during his apprenticeship that the young Mory became a cooking fanatic. His first experience of clerk at the Royal Monceau remains, in his eyes, unforgettable. In four years, he acquired all the basics of palace cuisine before joining the Shangri-La, after the Mandarin Oriental by Thierry Marx. As long as deputy head, he weaves a relationship of trust with the famous chef in love with Japan. ' I He really built me ​​in the management part, that is to say thinking a dish, having a reflection and not just doing something good. '

The sequel, viewers know it well. At the end of 2019, the young chef took part in the 11 and Top Chef season. His smiling personality and relaxed style seduce the jurors and the fans of the program. His notoriety grew suddenly as evidenced by s we account instagram (160K subscribers).

Since the end of February 2021, the chef has hosted a program on France 3 called 'Open Kitchen'. 'The principle is simple: meet French producers, artisans and chefs and cook recipes according to Mory Sacko's own influences.

Where is Mory Sacko's restaurant?

This spotlight helps him bring his project to fruition: the opening of his first restaurant. baptized MoSuke , the establishment nestled a stone's throw from Avenue du Maine (XIV and arrondissement of Paris) opens at the end of August 2020 . On his site, reservations are pouring in and the first rave reviews confirm that the chef has well thought out his project.

The express arrival of a first star at guide Michelin is quite unexpected but fully deserved. She tells the chef that this job has a knack for breaking codes and barriers. 'I think that the kitchen is perhaps one of the circles where one can aspire to a social ascent, where me, son of opening, I was able to access a management position at 25 years old, and an ascent professional. In the kitchen, you can go up very quickly: the only justice of the peace is competence “, he explained on France Culture.

During the summer of 2022, he also took charge of the Louis Vuitton restaurant in Saint-Tropez, where he again offers cuisine with French, Japanese and African influences. In September 2022, Mory Sacko opens a new address called MoSugo within Galeries Lafayette Gourmet, offering delicious fried chicken burgers. In October, a second establishment was opened, a few steps from MoSuke in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. The chef also has a corner in the Food Society Food Court, near Montparnasse station. If his presence has already been confirmed, the starred chef is keeping his concept a mystery for the moment.

How to define your kitchen?

Don't tell Mory his cuisine is fusion! In the plates of its lunch and evening menus, like a pairing between a dish and a wine, it's all about harmony. 'I do a plural cuisine (…) which can lean freely towards Japan, West or Southern Africa, or completely French. We do not force any marriage: influences are not imposed but they come together, naturally, and dialogue with each other.' , he describes with subtlety on France Culture.

In its desire to bring cuisines and cultures together, Mory Sacko relies on the talent of French producers: market gardener Anna Shoji Yasaï for exceptional Japanese vegetables, Tom Saveurs for fish, Damien Blasco for citrus fruits... The result is meticulous, daring and dashing.

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What are his cult recipes?

Some dishes served during the first services have already won unanimous approval, such as Sole cooked in a banana leaf , the Turbot and plantain with Shito sauce , or the surprising asparagus Suya way . These grilled beef skewers seasoned with a mixture of spices, including the famous pèbè nut, are traditionally served in Cameroon, Nigeria or Niger. Here, the star chef decided to make a dish with the asparagus using the same seasoning and cooking method.

As if to complete a long taste journey with finesse, the chef introduces the guests at the end of the meal a bay called La Miraculine . Originally from Burkina Faso, this 'candy' can be melted on the tongue to neutralize the acidity of food. Surprise, move, delight: Mory Sacko already has the recipe for success!