Dessert Professional: Day Two of the World Pastry Team Competition

Cross-posted from Chalkboarder News

I'm in Phoenix Arizona at the Carymax World Pastry Forum, part of a social media team working for Dessert Professional Magazine, covering the Amoretti World Pastry Chef Team Competition.

Eight national teams (of three pastry chefs each) are going head to head here in day two of furious action.


Nations represented are:


Denmark

Katherine Velin Hansen, Team Captain (Executive Pastry Chef, Andersen Bakery, Copenhagen DEN)

Nichlas Jamie Frese (Pastry Chef, HC Andersen Konditori & Cafe, Copenhagen DEN)

Mads Kilstrup Kristiansen (Pastry Chef, Swiss Pastry Shop, Aarhus DEN)


Italy

Diego Crosara, Team Captain (Instructor Al Portego, Valdagno ITA)

Davide Maliziat (Championship competitor, ITA)

Fabrizio Galla (Coupe de Monde ITA)


Singapore

Tai Chien Lin, Team Captain (Chocolatier, Raffles Hotel, Singapore)

Jaycent Lau Tse Kwang (Pastry Artist, Raffles Hotel, Singapore)

Alex Chonh Chi Hung (Chef de Partie, Stamford Singapore, Singapore)


United Kingdom

Javier Mercado, Team Captain (Pastry Chef Instructor, Westminster Kingsway College, London UK)

John Costello (Chocolate Innovation Chef, Park Cake Bakeries Ltd., Manchester UK)

Chris Loder (Pastry Chef Lecturer, Westminster Kingsway College, London UK)


Japan

Takao Yamamoto, Team Captain (Owner, Club Harie, JAP)

Yoshiaki Miyake (Pastry Chef, Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, Tokyo JAP)

Hiroshi Igarashi (Executive Chef, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo JAP)


South Korea

Kim, Deok-Kyu, Team Captain (Owner Chef, Patisserie Kim Deok Kyu, Gyeongam, KOR)

Oh, Byung-Ho (President, Korea Hotel Vocational Training Institute, KOR)

Ryoo, Jae-Eun (Owner, Provence Bakery & Cafe KOR)


Mexico

Oscar Ortega, Team Captain (Pastry Consultant & Owner Atelier Ortega MEX)

Alejandro Lechuga (Patissiere/Consultant, MEX)

Mirko Bucci (Pastry Chef Instructor, GLION UVM San Luis Potosi MEX)


USA

Kaushik Chowdhury, Team Captain (Executive Pastry Chef, JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort, Phoenix Arizona USA)

Melynda Gilmore (Pastry Supervisor, JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort, Phoenix Arizona USA)

Keith Taylor (Asst Pastry Chef, JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort Phoenix Arizona USA)


There's a wild amount of activity here.. The Learning Channel has four film crews, there's about four local news crews and national publications are abundant.


You can follow Dessert Professional's coverage of the event in Twitter at hashtag #wpfwptc or on Facebook at the Professional Magazine" href="http://www.facebook.com/dessertpromag"...

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.Jeffrey J Kingman, CEO Chalkboarder


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