The Sial Interfood show, in Yakarta, was where the classifier Asia Pacific de la Coupe Louis Lesaffre was held. Three days of competition in which Indonesia, Australia, South Korea, China, and Vietnam showed off great techniques, surprising creations, sense of humor, and fair game.
The panel of judges had a difficult time coming to a decision, but in the end gave the victory to China and South Korea, which will participate in the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie, to be held in February 2016 in Europain.
The China team consists of Zhenhai Zhang (Breads candidate), Zhiliang Xu (Viennese pastries candidate), Bin Zhou (Artistic piece candidate) and coach Siu Jung Au Yang. While South Korea is composed of Chang-Min Lee (Breads candidate), Jong-Ho Kim (Viennese pastries candidate), Yong-Joo Park (Artistic piece candidate) and coach Sang-Gyu Park.
The Australian team won the “food critic” prize, awarded by William Wongso, as well as the “young promise in bakery” which went to John Reminis.