US Pastry Competition

Paris Gourmet presents the 27th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition on Sunday, March 6, 2016, where 20 rising stars of the pastry world have been selected to compete for the coveted title, Pastry Chef of the Year.

The event is hosted by Paris Gourmet, a leading specialty food importer and distributor sourcing products worldwide with service throughout the North America. Board members of the Societe Culinaire Philanthropique, one of the oldest and most prestigious chef associations in the world, preside over the judging procedures. The event is co-sponsored by Cacao Noel Chocolate, Pastry 1 (pastry ingredients), Beurremont Butter, Gourmand and Maison de Choix.

U.S. Pastry Competition is America's most prestigious pastry competition. The event allows leading pastry chefs to showcase their talents by creating advanced dessert and chocolate bonbon recipes exhibited along with highly technical sugar and chocolate sculpted showpieces. The 2016 showpiece theme will be "Magic & Illusions".  

For an official entry form and event information, 
click here or contact:  Shirley Hall, Marketing Manager, Paris Gourmet at 1-800-727-8791 ext. 202 or email  

All attendees are invited to view the exhibited showpieces and watch the awards ceremony on Sunday at 4:00pm at the pastry competition arena. Contest awards total over $10,000. The showpieces will remain on view for the duration of the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York.

View highlights from the 24th Pastry Competition here:

 "Pastry Chef of the Year"
Awards Ceremony and Exhibit Viewing

Sunday, March 8, 2015
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Awards Ceremony at 4:00pm in the pastry competition arena.

See the showpieces created by America's leading pastry chefs and new products from the sponsors.

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