World Chocolate Masters US Selection Competition Results

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Best Degustation : Chef Frederic Loraschi
Best Showpiece : Chef Sylvain Bortolini
Third place : Chef Stephen Durfee
Second place : Chef Frederic Loraschi

And the chef who will be representing the United States in the 2011
World Chocolate Masters Competition in Paris (during the Salon du
Chocolat Professionnel) is Chef Sylvain Bortolini

Recap on the judges …
Chef Pascal Janvier – Head of the Jury; Fleur de Cocoa, CA
Lisa Shames; Chicago-based food writer
Chef Randy Sebastian; Caesars Palace, NV
Chef Lionel Clement; 2008 US National Chocolate Master,
Chef David Ramirez; Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, FL
Chef Vincent Pilon; Mandalay Bay, NV

Judging system:
Plated Dessert 11%
Entremet 11%
Molded bonbon 11%
Enrobed bonbon 11%
Showpiece 22%
Recipe book 11%
Technical skills 23%
Perfect Score :: 900 points