2022 February 2
Italy preselection

A new group of talented chefs is ready to face the chocolate challenges of TOMORROW. This time, Italy is hosting a next generation of chocolate talent.

Join us and discover what #TMRW tastes, looks and feels like. One Italian chef will take home the title of Italy's next Chocolate Master and secure their own spot in the World Final. Who will it be? Tune in to find out!

MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Anna Gerasi

8/20/1976


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef at Piccinelli pastry shop

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Working in my family business since 1995

Attilio Rebeccani

4/13/1992


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef at Marisa pastry shop

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Pastry Chef at Marisa pastry shop
Pastry Chef at Casa Degli Spiriti
Pastry Chef at Relais Dessert Sebastien Brocard

Diego Mascia

2/22/1983


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Founder of L’Arte del Dolce pastry shop

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Pastry Chef at Hotel La Palma and The Four Season
Italian Championship of Pastry, Ice Cream and Chocolate Making (Winner Pastry)
The World Trophy of Pastry Ice Cream and Chocolate (2nd place with Italian team)

Filippo Valsecchi

12/24/1998


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef at Arte Sapori Pastry Shop

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Worked in many Michelin star restaurants
Italian Junior Pastry Championship in 2018
Teacher at the Istituto Alberghiero di Casargo.

Matias Ortiz

3/17/1992


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef at Foyer alla Scala

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Head Pastry Chef at "A la Folie Patisserie"
Head Pastry Chef at Ernst Knam, Brusaporto and DaVittorio

Stefano Bernardi Ceolin

7/19/1977


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Head Pastry Chef at Resort valle dell'Erica
Santa Teresa di Gallura

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Worked for various Michelin starred restaurants, luxury hotels and Relais Chateaux

Antonio Maresca

14/04/1975


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Consultant

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Pastry Chef at Il Mosaico

THE JURY

Loretta Fanella


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Loretta Fanella Pastry Lab

Enric Rovira


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Founder of Enric Rovira

Matteo  Berti


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

ALMA Director of Education

Pietro Leemann


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Owner and Chef at Restaurant Joia Alta Cucina Vegetariana

Vittorio  Santoro


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Founder&Ceo CAST Alimenti

Lorenzo Puca


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

World Pastry Champion “Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie" 2021

PRACTICAL

DATE
2 February 2022

 

PLACE
SELMI Via Langhe, 25 12042 Pollenzo (CN)

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