Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines hosts 1st Edition ‘Pastry Queen Philippines 2017’

by - October 02, 2017

The word patisserie have such a lovely ring to it, don’t you think so? It makes you think of those spread of pastries which is such a heavenly sight. And behind each pastry we love to savor are pastry mavericks whose deft hands and creative minds are responsible for these sweet treats.

Recognizing the fairer stalwarts of pastry making, the Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines pitted the best of the best in the Academy in its first edition ‘Pastry Queen Philippines 2017’ where the winner will then compete at the Ladies World Pastry Championship to be held at the SIGEP, Rimini, Italy.

The ‘Pastry Queen Philippines 2017’ was held last September 28-29, 2017 at the campus where Pastry Chef Janelle Joy Toh of Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines and Chef de Partie Gonzala “Zally” Familgan of City of Dreams Manila competed and showcased their talent of pastry making.
For the final round, the two Chefs showcased their works for the judgment. The Board of Judges consists of Chef Peachy Juban of De La Salle College of St. Benilde, Chef Michael “Miko” Aspiras, Pastry Chef of The Tasteless Food Group, Chef Gerhard Baux, Director for External and Cullinary Affairs and Chef Sunshine Puey of Gourmandise Patisserie.

The competition was open for all Filipina professional female pastry chefs currently actively working in an organization of repute and of the age of above 21 years.
The selected contestant have been given advance training at the Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines to further hone up their skill to compete at international level at SIGEP 2018.

At the end of the competition, Chef Janelle Joy Toh of the Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines was declared as the first Pastry Queen Philippines 2017 to the delight of the guests present at the announcement.

Chef Janelle will be our representative at the Women's Pastry Chef Competition at the SIGEP show in Rimini, Italy, to be held on 20-24 January 2018.

The Academy of Pastry and Bakery Arts Philippines along with Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), Organizer of SIGEP show made this competition possible.

Good luck Chef Janelle!!!

Here are some of the finest food art pieces we witnessed during the event:

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