Tuesday 17 May, 2016
Only 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
Ben Werner: Tatura Hot Bread
Cameron Wallace: Bakers Delight Mt Gambier
Damien McIntosh: Bakers Delight Palmerston
David Hasler: Jaspers on Weyba
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