01 July 2019

EUROPAIN 2020: world bakery show and european pastry cup premiere !

In January 2020, for the first time Europain will be proud to host two exceptional contests :  The ‘Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie’ and for the first time ever the ‘Coupe Europe de la Pâtisserie’ will bring together the best representatives in their trades from Europe and around the world. 

Coupe Europe de la Pâtisserie: a première in the heart of Paris

For the Coupe Europe de la Pâtisserie, 2020 will be remarkable in several respects. After Geneva and Turin, the travelling event ,for the first time since its creation, will take place in the heart of the capital.

8 teams selected from all over Europe will challenge each other on January 12 and 13, 2020 in an exceptional show. They will need to draw on their very best skills and talents in chocolate and sugar art, to win a ticket for the world grand finale that will be held on 24 and 25 January 2021 as part of the Sirha Lyon trade fair.

This European round is one of the most challenging in the selection process and has revealed new nations on the pastry scene. It is also an event that is continually renewing itself. In this respect the rules and regulations of the contest are being updated and the new points and aspects will be presented later this year in September.

Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie: breads of the world under the spotlight!

Created in 1992 by Christian Vabret - holder of the ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’ distinction - the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie is all at the same time an incubator for international trends, a laboratory of talents and a source of inspiration and creativity.

From January 11 to 14, 2020, 12 teams composed of three members, among the best in the world in their trade, will compete in four tests:

  • Baguette and breads of the world 
  • Sweet viennoiseries 
  • Artistic creation 
  • Gourmet baking (test performed in common by the three members of the team).

The 12 participating teams are the winners of the regional preselection rounds that were held in the 5 major zones of the world: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and America. South Korea was the winner of the previous edition of the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie 2016. 

More than ever Europain is stands as the stage for the best bakers and pastry chefs in the world!

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