9-10 februari 2022
CENTRAL EUROPE SELECTION

The Central Europe selection round will kick off this edition of the World Chocolate Masters 21/22. Three strong contestants, coming from Hungary and Germany, will challenge each other in the race to become Central Europe’s Chocolate Master. But who will take home the title and defend their nation during the World Final?

Follow it live on our social media channels from 9-10 February 2022!

MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Contestants will be announced soon.

THE JURY

Matthias Ludwigs

Germany


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Owner of French pastry shop “Törtchen Törtchen” in Cologne/Germany

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Former jury member WCM Final 2018
Author pastry book "Ludwigs Patisserie: Inspirationen für das perfekte Dessert"
Former pastry chef at Restaurant Graugans im Hyatt Regency
Pâtissier of the Year 2009

Martin Studeny

Austria


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Owner of "M Passione - Patisserie & Confiserie"

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

German finalist WCM 2018
German Chocolate Master 2017
pastry chef/ patissier in several locations in Salzburg

Lothar Buss

Germany


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Owner of bonbon manfactury "hauchsüss"

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

German Chocolate Master 2002
worked in numerous Michelin starred restaurants

PRACTICAL

When?
The Central Europe Selection takes place from 9-10 Februari 2022.

 

Where?
Chocolate Academy™ Center Cologne
Im Mediapark 8a
50670 Köln, Germany

Route

How to watch?

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for live updates during this qualifying round.