2017 June 20
Dutch preselections

Two competitions will take place at the Kookerij Culinary College in Noordwijkerhout. From 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM, you can watch Dutch Pastry award winner Patrick de Vries work his way to the World Chocolate Masters finals.


Starting from 12:00 PM, 4 young talents will show off their finest chocolate-making skills in the Young Talent competition. They’ll be creating chocolate creations to secure a place in next year’s preselections. Come see them for yourself or sign up for one of our activities!


  • • Flavours of the Future
  • • 3 ingredients, 3 creations



  • • Chocolate Flavour Trip
  • • Food Trends of 2020
  • • Or Noir Virtual Reality


Patrick de Vries

Age: 23
Nationality: Dutch
Work: Chef at Bakkerij Koopmans

  • • Winner of the 2017 Dutch Pastry Award, YOUNG TALENT COMPETITION

Damilyano Eijkemans

Age: 19
Nationality: Dutch
Work: Chef at Den Otter Patisserie

Bas Klarenbeek

Age: 23
Nationality: Dutch
Work: Chef at Patisserie Tummers

Anne Overmeer

Age: 21
Nationality: Dutch
Work: Chef at Patisserie Kuyt

Goos Burbach

Age: 22
Nationality: Dutch
Work: Chef at Patisserie Soetenso


Hilde de Brabander – Jury president (24Kitchen & Dreams of Magnolia)
Anneke Verhagen (Restaurant ‘t Raadhuis)
Jacques van Bragt (Jacques van Bragt Patisserie)
Tom van Woerkum (The Pastryclub)
Arthur Tuytel (Arthur Tuytel Chocolaterie & Patisserie)


The Dutch national qualifying rounds take place at:


Kookerij Culinary College
Walserij 66-68
2211 SL Noordwijkerhout
The Netherlands


For more information:

+31 76 597 84 62