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6 Pastry & Baking
North America
Off The Wire
News, events and
happenings from
around the region
Bread Bakers Guild
Team USA Wins at
Sigep Bread Cup
February 2011, Sonoma, CA – On January 25th Bread Bakers
Guild Team USA won first place at the Sigep Bread Cup in
Rimini, Italy.
The four-member Team USA – made up of Team Captain
Harry Peemoeller of Johnson &Wales University in Charlotte,
NC; David DeCesare of HearthWood-Fired Bread in Plymouth,
MA; John Tredgold of Semifreddi’s in Alameda, CA; and Michael
Rhoads of the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier,
VT – competed against teams from Australia, France, Germany,
England, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Russia, and Slovenia.
The United States competition team for the Sigep Bread
Cup was drawn from the nine-member Bread Bakers Guild
Team USA 2010. The other five members of Team USA 2010
are Jeremey Gadouas, Eric Guilbert, Roger Gural, Steven Sands,
and Michael Zakowski.
At the Sigep Bread Cup, teammembers each had a specialist
area of skill but worked together to compete in four categories:
traditional bread, healthy bread, cake, and artistic bread piece.
Team USA From L to R: John Tredgold, David DeCesare,
Michael Rhoads, and Harry Peemoeller.