Teams from five continents will meet in October in the second edition of this championship looking for the best pastry chefs in the world.
Nathalie Pataut, trained by Alain Chartier convinced the jury with a macaron with a hint of spiciness.
Oliveira, from the restaurant Daniel, and Furstenberg from Bread Furst, have been recognized in the categories of Outstanding Pastry Chef and Outstanding Baker respectively.
Restauration professionals over the age of 21 with businesses located within the United States and Canada can apply until June 30.
Italy, Japan, the United States, South Korea, and the United Kingdom have directly qualified for the grand finale of this world-wide artisan pastry competition.
The jury consists of four great names in French pastry: Philippe Conticini, Pierre Hermé, Frédéric Bau, and Cyril Lignac.
The French chef receives a new and acclaimed recognition, relieving Pierre Hermé, winner of the 2016 edition.
43 years of this competition, organized by CEDUS, which aim to showcase creativity in restaurant plated desserts.