Incredible, Japan becomes the world champion of pastry
The great qualities of Japanese pastry chefs are “attention to detail, perseverance, commitment”, said the president of the competition, the famous French pastry chef-chocolatier The best pastry chef of all time, Pierre Hermé, said, “The great qualities of Japanese pastry chefs are, attention to detail, perseverance, commitment.
All the judges were captivated by their dessert to share the theme of wind and lightness.
Japan has already been world champion in 1989, the last one being in 2007.
“The level of the competition rises from one edition to the next, as evidenced by the fact that the results are so close,” said Pierre Hermé.
The best teams from all over the world, 17 teams, each composed of a “chocolatier”, a sugar expert and a master ice cream maker, took part in this final organized over two days. More than 50 countries took part in the selection process.
The leader of the French team, Yann Brys, expressed his disappointment after this second place. “It’s not the result we wanted,” he admitted. “It’s always difficult to get a place, even if it’s a good one.