The Masters de la boulangerie

"Inspire today - Create tomorrow", for a more innovative design of the bakery

Unique and exceptional, the global Masters de la Boulangerie competition will bring together the profession’s international elite. Inaugurated in 2010, this competition is part of a complete four-year competition cycle: Louis Lesaffre Cup – Bakery World Cup – Bakery Masters. Selected on their best scores obtained as individuals during the course of competitions or for their promising potential, candidates must excel, challenge themselves to try to obtain the coveted title and prestigious World Master Baker in their specialty.

During their training and the competition cycle, the Masters de la Boulangerie candidates have acquired international rare and unique international bakery skills. More than a competition, this individual competition evolves on three axes: building on today’s bakery profession to support it towards its future, to showcase creativity and innovations to inspire, to energize the profession to drive new trends. Rigor, professionalism and know-how are audaciously shaken up to release creativity and innovation.

Thanks to an extraordinary level of expertise, multiple layers of know-how bursting with passion and original techniques, innovative bakery creations, the Masters defend with conviction great values for the profession’s future: expertise, creativity, innovation, transmission and inspiration. This is why the title of World Master Baker is now a real key to the future.

Candidates pioneers in their profession, an exceptional jury, an innovative competition for technical feats never seen and intense human memories. The Bakery Masters is more than a competition, it’s a way to live the bakery profession differently today and tomorrow, it’s THE meeting of the greatest.


9 World Master Bakers who write a new page in the history of baking

Pre-selected by the Louis Lesaffre Cup, nominated due to their best scores during the competition’s cycle at the Louis Lesaffre Cup and the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie in their specialty, the elite candidates are more than extraordinary bakers. Artists-experts, visionaries, pioneers of their profession…

This prestigious title has only been awarded to 9 bakers worldwide.




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A unique and prestigious bakery competition

Candidates with an extraordinary level of expertise, layer upon layer of know-how, bursting with passion and brimming with original techniques, mind-blowing baked creations – the Masters de la Boulangerie is THE global competition that brings together the profession’s international elite every 4 years.

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