Streaming from Salon du Chocolat in Paris

Watch Live! World Chocolate Masters 2015 - World finals

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Chocolate chefs across the globe such as Belgium's winner Martin Coertjens (pictured) compete in Paris for the world title
Chocolate chefs across the globe such as Belgium's winner Martin Coertjens (pictured) compete in Paris for the world title
Watch a live stream of the World Chocolate Masters in Paris where contestants compete to be the best chocolate chef in the world.

The World Chocolate Masters takes place at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris from Wednesday 28 till Friday October 30. A live stream of the event can be found in the video player below where viewers can also cast their vote. Live broadcasting begins from 10am CET today.

The finals, run by Barry Callebaut’s Cacao Barry, features twenty chefs from across the world who won national Chocolate Masters. They will now compete for the world title and must create the following products inspired by the theme ‘Inspiration from Nature’ theme:

  • Chocolate showpiece
  • Sweet Snack on the Go
  • ‘My Or Noir’ story
  • Moulded praline
  • Patisserie of the Day
  • Artistic creation titled: ‘Where Nature Goes’

See here for the complete rules and timetable.

Representing the USA is Norman Love Confections’ Dan Forgey, while Alistair Birt of chocolate boutique William Curley represents the UK.

All candidates will compete on day one and two. Only the top 10 will advance to day three, where contestants must create a Patisserie of the Day to the theme ‘Where Nature Goes’.

The awards ceremony will be held on Friday October 30 at 5:30pm CET.

The winner will be able to launch his or her creations at London department store Harrods for a Valentine’s Day campaign from February 1 2016.

LIVE STREAM

Contestants:

Wednesday 28/10

Thursday 29/10

Country

Chef

Country

Chef

Germany

Sabine Dubenkropp

Turkey

Serdar Çakır

UK

Alistair Birt

China

Roger Fok

Japan

Hisashi Onobayashi

Brasil

Diego Lozano

Mexico

Slawomir Korczak

France

Vincent Vallée

Spain

Pepe Isla

Switserland

Geraldine Müller-Maras

The Netherlands

Ramon Huigsloot

Belgium

Marijn Coertjens

Russia

Andrey Kanakin

USA

Dan Forgey

Taiwan

Chia Feng Tsai

Italy

Massimo Carnio

Canada

Michaël Cotard

South-Korea

Sang Kyun Jeong

Poland

Lukasz Aniol

Denmark

Tor Stubbe

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