September 14, 2011

Abastur 2011

Last Thursday I went to The Abastur Exposition here in Mexico City.

I pretty much went to witness who was going to be the pastry team that represented Mexico on the

 Coupe Du monde Du patisserie at Lyon france.

At abastur 2011 the national finals took place, six teams compited for the prestigious spot. 
It was really amazing to see some of my favorite chefs displaying their works of art, seeing those sugar and chocolate sculptures were just massive. the level of concentration and techniques that some chefs showed were really REALLY cool to see.

Here is the winners list.

Concurso Maya latinoamericano de Reposteria.

1st place.

Chef Jacob Henriksen
Chef Harumi Paulin Badillo
Chef Adriana Gonzáles Valdés.

2nd place.

Chef Luis Robledo
Chef Liliana Hernandez
Chef Rodrigo Romo

3rd Place.

Chef Marco Guillen Guriérrez
Chef Sergio Torres Vasquez.
Chef Alfredo Jaimes Rojas

Unfortunately I could only go one day for work and school reasons...but here are some pics as always...

Alejandro Lechuga´s sugarpiece.
This was my favorite...too bad it didnt win.


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