MALAYSIA WINS THE ASIAN SELECTION FOR THE PASTRY WORLD CUP.
SOUTH KOREA AND CHINESE TAIPEI QUALIFY FOR THE GRAND FINALE
ON 20TH AND 21ST JANUARY 2023
The victory of Malaysia, the qualification of South Korea and Chinese Taipei at the Asian Pastry Cup conclude an intense day of competition during which 6 teams competed in Singapore.
This last continental selection also closes the qualification phase for the Grand Finale of the Pastry World Cup, which will be held on 20th and 21st January 2023, during Sirha Lyon, in France, where the 20 qualified countries will be in the spotlight.
THE WINNERS OF THE ASIAN PASTRY CUP 2022:
1st: MALAYSIA - Charles LIM / Pui TENG
2nd: SOUTH KOREA - K.M. JUNG / J.B. KIM
3rd: CHINESE TAIPEI - Yuan-Pin CHANG / Hsun-han CHAN
4th: SINGAPORE - Lim JIAYONG / Loh Zheng LIANG
On Wednesday 26th October, South Korea, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Chinese Taipei had five hours to finalise two frozen fruit entremets, twelve frozen lollipops, seven restaurant-style desserts as well as two 145 cm artistic pieces, under the eyes of an exceptional jury made up of great pastry chefs, including Marc Rivière, World Pastry Champion in 2009, and member of the International Organising Committee (I.O.C.).
At the end of the competition, the I.O.C. also decided to reward the investment and the talent of the Singaporean team, host country and 4th place of this Asian selection, allowing it to qualify for the Grand Finale.
In addition, the I.O.C. decided to exceptionally award an additional Wild Card to the Philippines, who were unable to participate in this continental selection.
Already qualified for the Grand Finale thanks to its second place on the podium at the last edition of the Pastry World Cup, Japan will also be present in January 2023.
After this final qualification stage, the 20 teams will meet on 20th and 21st January 2023 for the Grand Finale of the Pastry World Cup, during Sirha Lyon.