2021 october 5
russia preselection

On 5 October 2021, a group of talented chefs will demonstrate their chocolate mastery during the Russian qualifying round of the World Chocolate Masters. Each one of them will show their unique vision of #TMRW in a thrilling battle. Who will win the title of Russian Chocolate Master and reserve their spot in the World Final? Prepared to be stunned!

Meet the contestants

TATYANA ZOLOTOVSKAYA


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry chef at restaurant complex Krasnoyarsk:
- Restaurant "Bangkok"
- Restaurant "New York"
- Restaurant "Boho"

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Pastry chef at restaurant La Tavola

Elena Tyutyunova


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry chef at Gastrobar Mestia

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Pastry cook at restaurant Molodost

Pastry cook at pastry shop Pastel

Aleksandr Bakanov


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef at restaurant Les Ole

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- Expogast 13 International Trade Show For Gastronomy: gold medal (Luxembourg )

- Culinary World Cup 2018: gold medal (Luxembourg)

- "Young Professionals" World Skills Russia 2019: Silver medal 

- Culinary Olympics IKA Stuttgart 2020: Bronze medal, Silver medal, Badge for professionalism.

Aleksandr Pankratenkov


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

- Сhef at Grand Hotel Europe

- Coach of the Russian national team WorldSkills Russia

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- 2017 Winner of the WorldSkills Russia Patisserie and Confectionery (St. Petersburg)

- 2018-2019 Member of the national team WorldSkills Russia

- 2019 Understudy of the main participant of the world championship WorldSkills Kazan

Igor Melnikov


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

- Executive Pastry Chef Four Seasons Moscow

- Technical advisor in Russia

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

3rd place winner WCM Russia National Selection 2017:
- Winner best chocolate showpiece

Jury

Nina Tarasova


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

- Pastry Art Chef,

- Cacao Barry Ambassador

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Pastry instructor and consultancy
(Inter)national Best-selling Author
- Confectionery columns in Russian and international magazines
- «On the road from caramel plates» (Ozon.Ru – bestseller), which was nominated for the award Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2016 in China
- "the best book about French cuisine"

-"Macarons"

- "We have a cookies".

Eugenia Petrenko


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Chocolatier & Cacao Barry Ambassador

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- Co-owner of TM JEM
- International Pastry Instructor Ukraine, Russia, UAE
- Lviv HoReCa exhibition (2017): vegan sweets
- Lviv HoReCa exhibition (2019): modern sweets, restaurant serving
- I collaborate with networks of Vintage and Winestreet wine stores and regularly participate in joint Wine and Chocolate tastings with sommeliers.

ALEKSEI GREBENSHCHIKOV


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry chef at Bourgeois Bohemians (Saint-Petersburg)

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- Coach World Skills Russia cooking team 2019 (Gold)
- Pastry chef at Erarta (Saint-Petersburg)
- Pastry consultant (Russia)
- Speaker at Madrid Fusion (2020) Madrid International Pastry (2020)

Denis Rusachkov


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef, Trading House Neftmagistral

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- Pastry Chef Four Seasons (Moscow)
- Pastry Chef Swissotel (Moscow)
- 2008 Mondial des Arts Sucres (France) Bronze

Alexander Ilyukhin


CURRENT PLACE OF WORK

Pastry Chef at Donna Klara confectionery

 

FORMER WORK AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- World Finalist WCM 2007 & 2011

- Russian Chocolate Master 2007 & 2011

- Awarded the honorary title of "Master in working with chocolate" 2006 & 2011.

Practical

DATE: 
5 October 2021

 

PLACE:
Chocolate Academy™ Center Moscow

Ленинградский пр-т., дом 72, корпус 2, этаж 4,

125315, Москва

+ 7 (495) 136 4446

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