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This is the most important international individual championship focused on chocolate
The final will not be held until October, but we already know the names of 18 of the 20 candidates vying the coveted title.
The young pastry chef’s chocolate showpiece, dedicated to the Kayapo indigenous people, fascinated everyone present including the jury, who did not hesitate to proclaim him the winner.
At only 26, Alistair achieved a resounding victory in the qualifying competition, since in addition to winning first place; he also took home three of the individual awards.
The young candidate achieved a resounding victory in the French trial, securing in addition three out of five special prices.
While Davide Comaschi, the brilliant winner of World Chocolate Masters 2013, is still savouring his victory, the organisation for the next edition of this prestigious competition is already underway, with more than 19 national elimination rounds to take place throughout the world.
Like his compatriot Julius Cesar, in the Battle of Zela against Pharnaces II, we can say about Davide Comaschi that “he came, he saw, he conquered.” We do not want to imply that his justified victory was easy. On the
During the first weekend of June, the last qualifying round (the German preselection) to complete the finalists’ panel participating in the next edition of the World Chocolate Masters, October 28th to 30th in Paris, took place. A total of 20 chocolatiers have been chosen out of their respective national preselections held all over the world throughout this year, organized by the chocolate manufacturing firms Cacao Barry, Callebaut, Chocovic and Carma.
A new edition of the World Chocolate Masters, one of the most prestigious and spectacular competitions, will be held during the Professional Salon du Chocolate in Paris, from 19th to 21st October this year. On this occasion, a total number of 19 professionals will show their best by making an artistic piece, a cake, a dessert and assorted bonbons based on the theme ‘Cacao, a gift from Quetzalcoatl’.
Seung Yun Lee from Savour Chocolate & Patisserie School Melbourne, Australia was crowned first place and followed by second place by Chi Hsien Cheng from Le Meridien Taipei at the inaugural World Chocolate Masters Asia Pacific Selection in Taipei. Both won a full travel package to compete in the World Finals which will be held in Paris between 19th and 21st October 2011.
Starting with 2,500 pounds of some of the world’s best chocolate from Barry Callebaut the five contestants of the 2010 World Chocolate Masters U.S. selection competition didn’t waste any time over the two-day event, creating five different chocolate masterpieces, including a plated dessert, a multi-layered mousse cake, molded and hand-dipped pralines, and a towering showpiece made entirely out of chocolate.