This is the first time that Iceland qualifies for the World Chocolate Masters Final!
Pastry chef at Sandholt Bakery, Reykjavik in Iceland is extremely happy to have won the title "Icelandic Chocolate Master 2010-2011". Before working at Sandholt Bakery, Asgeir was a Pastry chef at Lars Hjort Konditori in EUC Ringsted Copenhagen, Denmark
Awards and competitions:
Competitions with the Icelandic national team 2002 - 2006:
2004: Olympics Erfurt
2005: Hot Scott
1997: Chocolate Festival, Copenhagen Denmark - Silver
1999: Nordic Championship, Denmark - 4th place
2000: Nordic Championship, Denmark - 1st place
2000: NM for young Confectioners, Copenhagen/Denmark - Gold
2000: Young Bakers World Championship, Lisbon/Portugal Diploma
2000: Icelandic Championship, Iceland - 1st place
2002: Icelandic Championship, Iceland - 2nd place
- Personal Movie
19 Oct. 16:06
A warm welcome to the contestants of Group 2 this afternoon
19 Oct. 17:31
Here's what the contestants of Group 2 have been doing!
19 Oct. 20:04
5 minutes of pure stress
19 Oct. 20:28
Moments to remember: the best of the showpieces from this afternoon
19 Oct. 20:44
Getting in the head of contestants and jury members
21 Oct. 18:21
Some amazing highlights from the entire competition
21 Oct. 08:59
Start of day 3: welcome all 9 contestants of group 2!
21 Oct. 10:23
What the contestants of group 2 have been up to this morning
21 Oct. 11:38
All amazing hand dipped pralines in a row: group 2 is warming up!
21 Oct. 14:19
Cakes of today's contestants - mouthwatering!
21 Oct. 15:40
Incredible presentation of the most stunning chocolate desserts ever created
21 Oct. 18:34
A tribute to all contestants
21 Oct. 18:46
An impression from the contestants' necklaces
21 Oct. 19:53
The most remarkable moments seen through the eyes of the contestants and jury members
QUETZALCOATL BROUGHT TO LIFE
The showpiece shows a cocoa tree from South America. In the tree there is a figure of Quetzalcoatl surrounded with leaves, flowers and cocoa beans. My objective is to show the chocolate god as a boundary maker between heaven and earth, who brought the cocoa plant as a gift to mankind.