The Contest

Dates: 24 and 25 January 2009.
Place: Hall 66 « Tendances Pains » – Eurexpo

Subject :
The objective of The World of Bread Contest is to highlight the professional expertise of the participants, to demonstrate the evolution and progress made in Bakery Art before a large audience, to promote innovative ideas in terms of gastronomy, and to encourage young professionals in the bakery trade. The emphasis will also be placed on the preparation of special breads, nutritional and diversified bread, as well as attractive presentations.

Team Composition :
The teams are to be composed of two candidates: a professional baker older than 18 years on January 24th 2009 and of an assistant no older than 22 years of age on January 24th, 2009. The bakery candidate must bear the nationality of the country he/she will be representing and should have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience.

The Contest :
The contest will be structured into two parts, with 1 hour dedicated to preparation on the eve of the contest, and 8 hours 30 minutes on the day of the contest.

Contest Themes :
Each team will be allotted 1 hour for preparation the night before the contest, and 8 hours and 30 minutes on the day of the contest for preparation and baking of the following:

12 competing countries in order to reveal the best of bakery.

The full extent of the competitors' skills is put to the test:

• Breads of the world (baguettes, bread typical of the country represented, nutrition and health bread, restaurant bread rolls).
• Viennoiseries (sweet breads).
• New: a category dedicated to sandwiches.
• Artistic creations

A "Special Nutrition" trophy will be awarded by a jury composed of nutritionists and chefs.


Categories :
>World Bread
>Artistic Bread Creation
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