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16 Pastry & Baking
North America
Competitions
A
t lanta , GA – From
August 26th through
August 28th, Pastry Live
hosted the first annual Pastry Live
Weekend. Friday and Saturday
featured seminars held by some of
the best pastry artists in the industry,
while Sunday was jam-packed with
competitions in which competitors
from across the country displayed
their extraordinary talents.
On Friday and Saturday, M.O.F.
Stephane Tréand impressed seminar
attendees wi th his incredible
airbrushing techniques and sugar
showpiece creations. Chef Jean-
Marie Auboine also demonstrated
how to create various candies and
other sweet treats, finishing his class
with a final candy buffet display.
Combining their pulled sugar and
cake sculpting abilities, Chef Susan
Notter and Karen Portaleo delighted
the crowd with not only their
finished display cakes, but also
through the humor and chemistry
they shared during their presentation.
Pastry LiveWeekend
1st National Showpiece Championship, Chocolatier of the Year
Competition and Much More!
Photos by Studio7hub.com
Winners Nancy Carey and Andy Chlebana