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PIERRE HERMÉ, the new president

The Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie Club has appointed Pierre Hermé as the new President of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie contest on Tuesday 10th, September 2019.

He chose a single theme for the final, which will be the common thread of all the tests. The subject of the theme will be revealed soon, but we expect you to value nature and have a responsible attitude in your work during this Final.

 

The 5th UK PASTRY OPEN in London – national selection for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie.

The selection process early January showed the highest level that we ever had as you can see on our IG account : https://www.instagram.com/pastryteamuk/.

And our 3 candidates are:

– Chris Seddon – candidate ice / Executive Pastry Chef Dominic Ansel London
Michael Kwan – candidate Chocolate / Head Pastry Chef at Hotel Café Royal London
Nicolas Houchet – candidate Sugar / Deputy Head of Pastry at Le Cordon Bleu London

 

 

 

 

 

The countries already qualified for the finals of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie – The health crisis brought about by COVID -19 has forced the organisers to modify the selection process.

After the cancellation of of the Copa Maya – Latin America selecting event for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie – the finalist countries have now been determined by the I.O.C. presided by Pierre Hermé for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie. The selection process was based on the ranking of each country during the last continental events of 2018.
1. CHILE
2. ARGENTINA
3. MEXICO

The European Pastry Cup allowed the selection of 3 countries last January
1. SWITZERLAND
2. SWEDEN
3. RUSSIA

3 countries were already in the TOP 3 for the next edition
FRANCE
ITALY
JAPAN

2 Wild Cards were attributed to
UK
USA

The continental selecting events for Africa will take place on October 24 and 25, 2020 in Marrakesh Morocco.
The Asian Pastry Cup initially planned from the 13th to 16th of July 2020 in Singapore and the Middle East Pastry Cup has been postponed at later stage.
Several wild cards remain to be allocated and will be communicated later.

THE UK has been granted by the President of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie Club last
September and is automatically qualified for the next edition of the contest. contest.

 

JESSICA PREALPATO – President of Honour of the European Pastry Cup

 

Jessica Préalpato, Pastry chef at Restaurant Alain Ducasse, Plaza Athénée Paris, best pastry chef of the year 2019 opened a new way about naturalness in pastry.