11 February 2013

News from Singapore Team at Coupe de Monde de la Patisserie- World Pastry cup 2013

Dear Pastry Chefs, Chefs, Friends and Colleagues

On behalf of Singapore Pastry Alliance, I am very pleased to share with you that for the recent Coupe de Monde de la Patisserie- World Pastry cup 2013 , The world's most prestigious pastry-making competition! The benchmark event for an entire profession

A two-year selection process covering 5 continents, 50 national selections, 22 participating countries that will be competing in Lyon at the final to be held at Sirha, 27th and 28th January 2013. 22 teams including a pastry-maker, a chocolatier and an ice cream maker, 10 hours of competing in front of the public.

Singapore Pastry Team was awarded Top 6 ranking in the overall among the 22 countries from the world.  (Champion France, 2nd Japan, 3rd Italy)

The Singapore Team was made up of :
Team Manager, Yong Ming Choong - Equinox Pastry Chef, Swissotel The Stamford & Fairmont Singapore
Team Captain ,Chong Chi Hiung Alex – Junior Pastry Chef, Swissotel The Stamford Singapore
Team member ,Lau Tse Kwang Jaycent –Junior Sous Chef, Guy Savoy at Marina Say Sands
Team member ,Lim Chang Chek – Junior Spous Chef, Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Team member, Chew Teck Heng, Richard- Chef de partie,Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Team Advisor, Pang Kok Keong- Executive Pastry Chef, Sugar Daddy Group Pte Ltd  
Team Promotion manager, Ingrid Lim- Sugar Daddy Group Pte Ltd  

The team showed tremendous commitment and dedication to come in 6th placing out of 22 teams. The overall standard and work done was remarkable. My heartiest congratulation to the team for all the hard work and commitment towards culinary excellence! 
Once again, a big thank you to all the hotel management, Chefs , Pastry Chefs and suppliers who have supported us generously in these  pastry competitions  over the past many years.  Without your support, our achievements no matter big or small would not have been possible.

Attached are some of the artist work from the team for your perusal.

Thank you
Warmest regards

Kenny Kong
President, Singapore Pastry Alliance
Member of Singapore Chefs’ Association 

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