Carlo-Wildt Trophy Acknowledges Talented Young Confectioners

The traditional contest for the young confectioners “Carlo-Wildt Trophy” takes place at südback 2019 for the 13th time and it is addressed to all trainees of the branch.

This year’s motto is “Impressions in shape and color”. The organizers chose this theme as it offers many opportunities for creative cake decoration and presentation in the display window.

The apprentice competition, Carlo-Wildt-Pokal, for pastry chefs and confectionery sellers of the pastry trade Baden-Württemberg will take place on the occasion of the südback  2019 at the Landesmesse Stuttgart from 21 to 24 September.

All pastry apprentices are eligible for participation  together with all trainee apprentices who are in their second and third year of training in the month of the competition.

The contest will take place September 21- 24, at the Landesmesse Stuttgart.

The task for the confectioners: they have to bring a small cake with the diameter of 20 cm. Covered with fondant or couverture, as well as all materials for the decor. The cake must be decorated and garnished during the competition and all decorative parts must be made during the competition. Decorative parts (for the cake surface or the side edge), which are brought along prefabricated for technical reasons, must be made in the same number within the specified production time and submitted to the jury for evaluation. The time for the completion of the small cake is 1.5 hours.

The task for the confectionery retailers: decorating and designing a shop window. It can be produced on site using various glass or ceramic bowls, filled with chocolates and other confectionery products, decorated for the shop window and covered with chocolate. The time required for completion is three hours.

The winner of the competition receives the Carlo Wildt Cup and a cash prize of EUR250. The runner-up will receive a cash prize of EUR150, the third place winner will receive a cash prize of EUR100. All winners will also receive prizes from sponsors. Each participant receives a certificate. The award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4pm in the Confectionery Forum on the südback.

Photo: Messe Stuttgart, Carlo-Wildt Trophy 2017 

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