Just one week until 2016 LA Judge Award winner announced!

Tuesday 17 May, 2016

LA Judge 2016 candidates 2Only one week remains until the 2016 LA Judge Award for Baking Apprentice of the Year is crowned.

Between Tuesday 17 May and Thursday 19 May, six of the best and brightest bakers from around the country will battle for the prestigious title at the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) Sydney baking facility.

Following three days of intensive baking competition, the winner will be announced at a gala ceremony at Dockside, Darling Harbour on Thursday 19 May.

2016 LA Judge Award competitors

VICTORIA
Ben Werner: Tatura Hot Bread

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Cameron Wallace: Bakers Delight Mt Gambier

NORTHERN TERRITORY
Damien McIntosh: Bakers Delight Palmerston

QUEENSLAND
David Hasler: Jaspers on Weyba

TASMANIA
Jarrod Gaye: Tempt Bakery Café

NEW SOUTH WALES
Zachary Wren: Bakers Delight Tamworth

2016 LA Judge Award judges

  • Patrick Villepinte: South Metropolitan TAFE
  • Jeff Fielke: MAURI ANZ
  • John Baker: TAFE Illawarra (retired)

THE LA JUDGE AWARD IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT EVENT HELD ANNUALLY TO SUPPORT UP-AND-COMING YOUNG BAKERS. THE EVENT WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT FROM THE BAKING INDUSTRY.

AEGIC ACKNOWLEDGES THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE SPONSORS OF THE 2016 LA JUDGE AWARD:

DINNER SPONSOR: CW Pacific

MAJOR SPONSOR: Lesaffre Asia Pacific

MAJOR SPONSOR: Manildra Group

SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Australian Bakels

SUPPORTING SPONSOR: MAURI anz

SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Frutex Australia

SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Mackies and WP Reedy

MEDIA SUPPORTER: Australasian Baker Magazine