The World Chocolate Masters organized a training camp (boot camp) in Berlin with the 21 candidates six months prior to the great finale in Paris. The objective, to transmit knowledge and confidence to be able to face this great challenge. And all this with the help of figures such as Frank Haasnoot, Vincent Vallé, or Yann Couvreur.
The jury of the 44th edition was chaired by Emmanuel Renault.
From April to June, four of the most popular young French chefs of the moment will share techniques and knowledge in Asia.
The name of the winners will be announced on May 7 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Stephen Sullivan, Executive Pastry Chef Westgate Resorts Las Vegas, is the winner of the 29th edition of the US Pastry Competition, dedicated to “The Great Race”, which took place on March 4 in New York. The podium was completed by
Candidates will have almost six hours to make an original plated dessert recipe and another one of molten chocolate.