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The pastry chef and chocolatier has been proclaimed the winner of the second edition of this competition which aims to recognize and showcase the talent of young pastry chefs.
In May, candidates will have to demonstrate their skills in cakes, éclairs, entremets, and desserts before a jury formed by some of the most well-known pastry chefs in the world.
There will be a second edition of this competition created by Kirsten Tibballs, and with Christophe Michalak, Antonio Bachour, Jordi Roca, and Paul Kennedy on the panel of judges.
The third edition of the International Congress has made restaurant pastry, a sector in continuous growth, the focal point through the participation of four top pastry chefs.
The award, which confirms the growing importance of sweet cuisine in the culinary world, went to chefs from Spain, France, Italy, Poland and Portugal.
The creator of Tickets in Barcelona, in addition to the restaurants of the elBarri group, is considered to the best pastry chef in the world by the San Pellegrino guide. In the next edition of So Good we unveil the desserts menu of La Dolça, the sweet section of his flagship restaurant.
Barcelona plays host over the coming days to a new seminar for the Ambassadors of Barry Callebaut
Despite its importance, the restaurant dessert has never received the recognition it deserves. To demonstrate the infinite possibilities available to any chef for closing a menu, the Collective, 21ºBrix gathered in Barcelona to dedicate themselves to the task for a full day.
Design is fundamental, not only to shape the presentation of a dessert but also for everything that accompanies it, which then assists gastronomy in taking a few steps nearer towards becoming a concept that is both artistic and commercial. Jordi Roca, from El Celler de Can Roca, is a specialist in introducing new concepts outside of his dessert creations, such as the take-away dessert or his “Rocambolesc” (ornate) ice creams.