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Dessert Of The Year: Alumni


The Association of Pastry Chefs Dessert Of The Year Competition has over 20 years of proud history. We’ve been pushing the best of our industry to take desserts to new heights, here are some of our past winners.

Year

Winner

2nd Place

3rd Place

2017

Gold medal and Best in Class

Circle Wong

Seasons by Oliver E


Dessert name: Strawberry, Basil, Coconut & White Chocolate.

Coconut & Basil Mousse piped, Strawberry Jelly, Basil Sponge, Coconut Pate Sucre & Quenelle of Strawberry & Basil Sorbet sit inside a Thin Tempered White Chocolate Sphere, served with Basil Sauce and strawberry gel

Silver Medal

Kate Malcolm

Babylon restaurant


Bronze Medal

Sophia Sotiriou

Hotel Café Royal


Bianca Ciobanu

The Grove


Certificate Of Merit


Zaneefa Mohammed


Nektarios Sokratous



2016

Gold medal and Best in Class

Alexis Lee

The Dorchester Hotel


Dessert Name - Mango Lemon Thyme, Kaffir Lime & Dark Chocolate'

Mango lemon thyme bavarois, mille feuile of chocolate, flourless chocolate sponge, rice praline crunch with hint of fleur de sel and dark chocolate, kaffir lime ganache piped, diced mango, tempered chocolate, Raspberry sauce, Quenelle of banana, coconut and lime sorbet, sugar swirl decoration.

Silver Medal Claudia Cozariuc

City of Glasgow College


Bronze Medal

Phil Taylor

Maitre Choux

London

Certificate Of Merit


Aleksander Olsen

Restaurant Hanami, Oslo, Norway

Tomas Krasnan Panoramic 34, Liverpool

 


2015

Gold medal and Best in Class

Knut Harald Sordal

Idun industries, Norway.

'A taste from the Fjords Norway'


Whipped milk chocolate & vanilla ganache, Satongo chocolate sponge, softened raspberries and blueberries, Raspberry balsamic sauce, Pistachio crumble, Raspberry jelly, Raspberry sorbet.


Silver Medals  Phil Taylor - The Greenhouse, London


Ben Crocker - The Grove Hotel, Hertfordshire


Olivier Briault - Opus at Cornwall st, Birmingham

Certificate Of Merit

Nektarios Socratous - Coral Beach Hotel and Resort, Paphos, Cyprus

2014

Gold medal and Best in Class

Benoit Jabouille

Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa

Apple crisp with fresh Asian flavours


Hazlenut crispy base, apple marmalade, spiced apple foam, blown sugar filled with spiced apple sorbet, apple espuma, fresh apples and guilded hazlenuts.

Gold Medal

Joakim Pratt, Greenhouse Restaurant

Bronze medal

Melissa Paul,

of William Curley

Gerard Chouet,

of Restaurant Andrew Fairlie.

2012

Zhaokun Xu

Lemon sponge with Jivara crunch, Raspberry cremeaux, raspberry dentelle with citrus mousse, lime milk sorbet, raspberry streusel,, hibiscus and Champagne foam, raspberry coulis and Kalamansi gel

Sarah Frankland
 & Lucy Jones

Anabelle Wilson

2011

Alannah Doe

Coconut & Almond Mousse, Pina Colada Cremeux, whipped Kaffir Lime Jelly, mango & Kala-mansi sauce, Malibu jelly, lime & amaretto sorbet

Neil Rankin

Sarah Frankland

2010

Simon Woods

Coconut and Passion fruit cake with passion curd,  bitter chocolate mousse & mango sorbet

Marc Telier

Lucille Darosey

2009

Ross Sneddon

Andrew Ditchfield

Sarah Poliakov

Neil Rankin

2008

Scott Paton

Milk chocolate mousse and rose water parfait, strawberry & rose granite, sugar & chocolate crisps

Rémi Viennet

Sarah Poliakov

Sébastian Bertin

2007

Mickael Aupert



2006

Christopher Corbishley



2005

Francesco Mannino

Michael Fournier


2004

Tim Fisher

“Assiette for Clare”. Warm Lemon scented Gratin with Blueberries and Raspberries. Raspberry mascarpone semifreddo on a sablé biscuit topped with raspberry sorbet and a crisp tuille. Baked vanilla cream. Raspberry and apricot sauces.

Barry Johnson

Thomas Taing

2003

Anna Poliviyou

Asian temptation, rich chocolate mousse with sago centre encased in fine chocolate. Lemon wonton in tropical sauce and iced parfait

Neil Thornton

Gwendal Hamon

Tim Fisher

2002

Kofi Addai-Mensah

MCA 2009

Assiette Romanoff



2001

Cherish Finden



2000

Mark Mitson



1999

Karl Hughes

White chocolate and strawberry parfait with pistachio praline

Darren Purchase

David Simms

1998

Melanie Ford

Chocolate Challice

Dean Chaston

Mike Zietek

1997

Keith Marley

Chocolate and banana calypso

Edward Lee

Lisa Humphries

1996

William Curley

MCA 2013

Autumn red cherry apple

Peter Broadhurst

Kate Duffield

Mark Mitson

1995

Rebecca Shawyer

Chocolate fairy on apple & Tamarillo pie with banana & Bacardi ice-cream

Mark Mitson

William Curley

1994

Nick Patterson

Carved apple with Hot apple souffle.

Ian Jones

Hannah Beaton

Filip Tibos

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