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ST11 Tea Pastries Decoration

Competition details (including date and time)

ST11 Tea Pastries Decoration

30 minute competition

Decorating of 4 different pieces of afternoon tea pastries, 1 piece of each, marks will be considered on amount of work completed on site 

Additional information for this class

Make sure the base of each pastry is different and you use a selection of different mediums to finish each pastry. Marks will be deducted for running over the 30 minutes allocated so please plan your work schedule correctly. Presentation is to be on 1 plate, slate, tile or board with a written description of each pastry to accompany this.  This class will not be tasted.

Sponsor 

Le Cordon Bleu London

Arrival Time 

Minimum one hour before competition. Please report to Skills Theatre registration when you arrive. The final time-table will be confirmed after the deadline for entries, and you will be advised of the date and time of your class/heat.

Equipment Provided 

Workstations comprise a refrigerated work top, single zone induction cooker and single 13amp plug socket, competitors will be expected to supply all other equipment required for their entry.

A visual of a workstation can be viewed below.

Competitors to provide any other equipment needed to prepare their entry.

Hygiene Products

Disposables 

Cleaning chemicals such as sanitisers, degreasers and washing up liquid will be provided by Ecolab.

Cling Film, Foil and Baking Paper will be provded by Wrapex.

Ingredients Provided

Competitors to provide all the ingredients.

What are judges looking for?

The judges will be looking for a balance between decoration pieces brought to the competetion and the skills shown during the 30 minutes of the event. A pastry may look amazing but if all the decoration was brought finished this will not score as highly as someone who has completed work on site.

 

To view a copy of a judging sheet for Skills Theatre please click here.

Feedback

Judges will be available at the Skills Theatre for feedback after the judging has been completed, all competitors should make time to do this.

Results

Results will be announced by the Compere and posted on the results board as soon as possible after judging is complete.

Presentation of awards –

Time/Location

Salon Culinaire Awards Ceremony, Live Theatre, Food and Drink section of Hotelympia.

To be confirmed after places in classes/heats have been allocated

Entry into the show

All competitors and colleagues must register online as a Salon Culinaire Competitor at www.hotelympia.com/salon passes will be emailed direct.

Arriving at the show and accessing the hall

Hotelympia is in the South Hall at ExCeL at the East end of the venue. The closest entrance from the Central Boulevard is S9, turn right as you enter the show, Skills Theatre is located at the back of the hall. If you need drop-off faclilities then please proceed to the Lorry Marshalling Yard and go to the Traffic Administration Office. On production of your Salon Culinaire Vehicle Pass (which will be sent to you) you will be directed to the lorryway to gain access to Vehicle Door S16, which is closest to SkillsTheatre for unloading. There is no faciity to park on the Lorryway, once you have finshed unloading you must immediately remove your vehicle and proceed to the Undercroft Car Park.

Please note if you do not require unloading facilities, for easier and quicker access, please park in the Undercroft Car Park and proceed with light Equipment to Skills Theatre Registration.

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