Pastry Live National Showpiece Champtionship

On the final day of Pastry Live in Atlanta five teams of pastry chefs competed in the National Showpiece Championship. The teams had seven hours to build sculptures made entirely of chocolate or sugar.

This year’s theme was video games, and Super Mario Brothers was a popular pick. The winners, who swept the Best Overall, Best Sugar Showpiece and Competitors’ Choice, were Bill Foltz and Cori Schlemmer for their Dragon Ball inspired sculpture.

Watch the video below to see the teams in action.

Order of appearance in video:
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Foltz Schlemmer0:00
Team Captain Bill Foltz
L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles
Cori Schlemmer
L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles


Perrigo-Jimenez and Snider1:11
Team Captain Julian Perrigo-Jimenez,
Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Jordan Snider
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino


Harris and Settepani2:15
Team Captain Cher Harris
Hotel Hershey
Joseph Settepani
Bruno Bakery


Rull and Rio3:22
Team Captain Christophe Rull
MGM Grand, Hotel and Casino
Nicolas Rio
Jean-Marie Auboine Las Vegas


Lewis and Eslinger4:30
Team Captain David Lewis
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa
Julie Eslinger
Colorado Convention Center


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