Thank you to all participants who submitted entries for this contest. The selected finalists were showcased in a bake-off held at Taylors’ College, Malaysia, which was a resounding success. Hearty congratulations must go to the winners in both the bread and pastry categories for creating masterpieces that stood out amongst such a stunning array of entries. The winners of this year’s contest were:
Champion – Jason Goh, Singapore
Runner Up – Eugene Bong, Singapore
2nd Runner Up – Yap Sook Yin, Malaysia
Champion – Sae Kok Wee, Singapore
Runner Up – Erlene Yew, Malaysia
2nd Runner Up – Sean Tan, Singapore
Four winners – two from Singapore and two from Malaysia, were awarded the grand prize of a study tour to California, USA where they visited the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Napa Valley and Fresno to meet with the California raisin growers, in September, 2012.
All the winners commented it was a most memorable trip and encourage their counterparts to watch out for the next California Raisin contest in 2013!
Once again, thank you to all the participants and the Singapore Pastry Alliance and the Pastry Alliance of Malaysia for helping to make this year’s event a great success.
Pastry Category – Champion
Bread Category – Champion