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6 Pastry & Baking
North America
Off The Wire
News, events and
happenings from
around the region
Following a seven-month audition process, “The Draft for Team USA
2010,” The Bread Bakers Guild of America announces the nine-
member team that will train for the Louis Lesaffre Cup competition
at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas,
Nevada, September 26-29, 2010.
The nine bakers of the team were selected by a jury of Bread
Bakers Guild Team USA alumni at five regional audition workshops
held throughout 2009, based on their skill, adaptability and teamwork.
The team will now begin a series of intensive training challenges,
during which three members of the team will be chosen to compete
at IBIE.
The following bakers have been named to Bread Bakers Guild Team
USA 2010:
Artistic Design
David DeCesare
, Peppermill Resort Casino
Harry Peemoeller
, Instructor, Johnson & Wales University
Steven Sands
, little t american baker
Baguette & Specialty Breads
Roger Gural
, Instructor, French Culinary Institute
John Tredgold
, Semifreddi’s Bakery
Mike Zakowski
, Artisan Bakers
Jeremey Gadouas
, Bakery Nouveau/Snohomish Bakery
Eric Guilbert
, Instructor, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts
Michael Rhoads
, B&R Artisan Bread
Eric Guilbert
– Photo by Brian Wood