Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 18, 2014
The world's top pastry chefs, chocolatiers and bakers will converge on Las Vegas in 2015 to join in a celebration of epic proportions. These culinary masters will delight festival attendees as they create their signature treats and compete for the title of World's Best Pastry Chef. Master chefs from around the world will come together for the first time to place their bids for the coveted International Pastry Championship Award. 10 countries will compete in what will be the most delicious food challenge the world has ever seen. Participants have been confirmed from a variety of exotic places such as Japan, China, Korea, USA (Las Vegas), Mexico, Singapore/Malaysia, Netherlands, France, UK and Brazil.
For many, the term “pastry” has become synonymous with breakfast, however this event promises to introduce patrons the high-end (and highly competitive) world of this extremely artistic culinary subculture. Guests will have get a sizzling sneak peek at the fast-paced world of competitive cooking as chefs face off against each other to see which nation will win the title of World Champion. The festival offers a first class program which will cover a wide spectrum of events including an ice carving demonstration, a fruit carving competition and the Below Zero Demo, where chefs use nitrogen to create exotic delicacies.
Patrons will have the chance to learn new techniques as well as sample each expertly crafted confection as they tour the festival, tantalizing their senses and indulging their palates in the finest pastries the world has to offer. From the darkest and most decadent chocolate based desserts to whimsical fruit flavored tarts and treats, the International Pastry Championships offers guests the exciting opportunity to take a taste tour d'force, on a global scale. Side by side with a full food trade show the championship will be a huge spectator sport.
The championship is being organized by Barcelona Enterprises, a company that has become famous for the food and wine festivals that it hosts. Recently featured in Food & Beverage Magazine as someone to watch in the Las Vegas scene, Barcelona Enterprises CEO Alan Semsar has earned a reputation for throwing first class events that benefit numerous charities and organizations throughout the U.S.
“We are so pleased and honored to take on the challenge of hosting The International Pastry Championships,” Semsar stated. “It gives us the opportunity to introduce our audience to a world of elegant desserts that they may otherwise never get to sample, while chefs from around the globe will get the chance to experience Las Vegas first hand. I hope that this is the first step for us in taking our charity work to the next level, the worldwide platform.”
Proceeds from this elegant affair will benefit Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity.