RESULTS Valrhona C³ Pastry Competition, International Final at ICC
On October 23 and 24, 2016 Valrhona and Starchefs partnered to host the international final of the Chocolate Chef Competition aka C³ at the 11th Annual StarChefs International Chefs Congress.
THE WINNER OF THE 2016 INTERNATIONAL C³ COMPETITION IS...
Chef Fredrik Borgskog
from Upper House/Gothia Towers - Gothenburg, SWEDEN
Plated dessert: Guanaja 70% Bavaroise with Guanaja Cremeux, Opalys and Coconut Sorbet, "Big" Apple, Atsina Cress and Brownie
Petit-Four: Guanaja 70% Ganache with Banana crisp bread, Quinoa and nut Cookie, Sudachi cream and with Guanaja Décor
The Second Prize of the 2016 C³ Competition went to...
Chef Damien Gendron
from Grand Hotel - Cap Ferrat, FRANCE
Plated dessert: "Celeste" - Guanaja 70% Chocolate Moelleux, Mikan and Flowing Yuzu Juice, Opaline Cocoa Nibs, Chocolate Mousse (feat Guanaja and Opalys), Sobacha Foam, Mikan Jelly, Guanaja Sauce and Shortbread Croustillant
Petit-Four: "Celestine" - Guanaja 70% Mousse Kalamansi, Coconut Panacotta and purée, Shortbread Croustillant, Guanaja décor and Kalamansi Gel
The Press Prize of the 2016 C³ Competition went to...
Chef Benjamin Kunert
from Atlantis by Giardino - Zurich, Switzerland
Discover the other candidates' creations!
Nicolas Blouin from Rosewood Mansion - Dallas, TX, USA
Plated dessert: "La Poire Belle Helene" - Guanaja Sponge, Poached Pear, Pear Sorbet, Guanaja 70% Pastry Cream, Chocolate Fleur de Sel Cookie, Guanaja 70% Chocolate Ginger Emulsion and Blown Sugar
Nicola Dobnik from Del Cambio - Turin, ITALY
"Planet Guanaja" - UV Gel, Raspberry and Guanaja Meringue, Cassis and Guanaja Ganaches
Plated dessert: "Guanaja in NYC" - Plum Cake and Plum Cake syrup, Red Fruit Gelée, Guanaja 70% Mousse, Creamy Guanaja, Violet Sauce, Cocoa Streuzel, Hazelnut Biscuit, Chocolate and Hazelnut Ice Cream
Petit-Four: "L'Essence de Guanaja" - Aerated Caramel, Almond Sesame Nougatine, Valrhona P125 Biscuit Moelleux, Passion Fruit Gelée, Chocolate Cigarette Paste and Guanaja and Dulcey Thins
Fabrizio Fiorani from BVLGARI Hotels & Resorts - Tokyo, JAPAN