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Competitions
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Pastry & Baking North America
Team USAWins Silver Medal at
World PastryTeam Championship
The All-American Pastry Team Earns the Coveted Prize for Best Dégustation
C
hicago, Illinois – During two days
of competition at the World Pastry
Team Championships in Las Vegas, the
stars aligned for Team USA as they won best
dégustation and second place overall in the
challenge inspired by astrology and horoscopes.
The All-American team of National Pastry
Champions consisted of Team Captain, Chef
Donald Wressell from Guittard Chocolate and
The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King
College at City Colleges of Chicago’s own, Chefs
Scott Green, Joshua Johnson and, alternate,
Della Gossett. After two years of preparation,
including the qualifying National Pastry Team
Championship in 2011, Team USA relished
Winners by Total Points
Japan
369.4 74.0
74.0
98.0 72.0 81.1 375.0 1143.6
United States 321.9 84.0
73.5 100.0 93.0 84.0 375.0 1131.4
Netherlands
313.3 82.0
59.0
88.0 56.0 81.1 291.0
970.4
China
230.0 62.0
47.5
80.0 36.0 47.1 274.0
776.6
Mexico
146.7 45.0
36.0
50.0 21.0 41.1 265.0
604.9
South Korea
98.6 45.5
40.0
74.0 31.0 29.7 267.0
585.8
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