Better sweets with chocolate The Catalan-made world of Vic. Pastry Chef Luc Crucellas, 27, was crowned this Monday in Paris the champion of the eighth edition of the… International masters of chocolate. He was the first Spaniard to win this prestigious competition that rewards the best chocolatier in the world.
Having prepared almost exclusively for competition over the past year, Crusellas I started as one of my favourites. He got the best result after the first tests on Saturday, and his victory was confirmed this Monday with a total of 434 points.
He was accompanied on the podium by France’s representative, Antoine Karerik (second with 405 points) and Greece’s Nicolas Nikolaopoulos (third with 404).
“It is a reward for work (…) and above all I want to share this award with all the people who accompany me here” said a beaming Crusellas, supported by a delegation of more than 70 people, made up of family members and many of his colleagues. Carme Pasteseria in the Vic And the PaVic group from Osona.
He pointed out that they are the keys to success “effort, dedication and training” in addition to “the fact of paying attention to all movements” We have all brought The heritage of Spanish pastry (…). It is an appreciation for all the people in the sector & rdquor; He said about the award, which also rewards the prestigious Catalan and Spanish gastronomy.
The tournament was held between Saturday and Monday at the Porte de Versailles exhibition park (southwest of the French capital), where Chocolate room. It consisted of six tests: preparing a three-meter-high chocolate figurine, a figurine weighing a maximum of five kilograms, candy, chocolate, Snack and “petfour”.
In addition to being first in the final rankings, Crusellas has Best Giant Statue Award. For this test, presented a the elephant Chocolate carved. With that, he wanted to reflect his interest in nature and the environment.
“I fully understood the competition criteria, and featured the jury during the award ceremony.” Your skills impressed the jury (…). You have a very interesting view on the design We also loved your ability to do so Recycling foods”, tasters added about Crusellas. Without a doubt, one of the masters of chocolate and sweets should be taken into account.