Gelinaz! is back with a vengeance. On July 9, the playful chef collective will make a return to the culinary scene with its Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle: 37 of the world's best chefs will, according to the website, "be swapping lives, identities... and restaurants!"
The Gelinaz! restaurant-swap concept was developed by Andrea Petrini and Alexandra Swenden in 2005. They've hand-selected an impressive and somewhat diverse group of chefs (of the 37 chefs, 3 are women) from 17 countries. The line-up includes some of the world's most respected names in cooking, like René Redzepi, Albert Adrià, and Dominique Crenn.
The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle takes chefs from their restaurants in their respective home countries and "swaps" them with a different chef and restaurant. Tickets will be for sale online beginning May 13, according to the Gelinaz! website.