Executive Pastry Chef from Epicure Group Melbourne, Australia
Deniz is a pastry chef with a master certificate from Master Patisserie college in Cologne, Germany. He had his initial training in Germany, followed by extensive experience in a number of 5 dining restaurants with 5 star establishments abroad as well as in Australia.
Currently, he is working with the Epicure Group in Melbourne as
the Executive Pastry Chef.
Yeong Min, Lee
Pastry Chef & Manager from Bakehouse Chungdam, South Korea
Young Min graduated from Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in 2008. And within 2009 to 2011, he been participate a few international competitions which he was aiming to gain the contest experience as much as possible. He had participated US Pastry Competition in New York (2009) with ranking top 3; and he also won “Best chocolate showpiece” and “Gold Medals of Paris Gourmet” from Socite Culinaire Philanthropique in New York (2010). Now, he is working with Bakehouse in Chungdam as pastry chef and manager since January 2012.
Executive Pastry Chef from Venice Hotel Shenzhen, China
Stephen graduated from Jilin Business School major cooking China in 1998 and Zhongshan University major Tour & Management China in 2006. He has participated a few competitions in China including FHC 2006 Shanghai International Culinary Arts Competition with result of Gold Metal - Chocolate Showpiece with Pralines, China National Pre-selection for World Chocolate Masters in 2007 and 2009. Now, he is working with Venice Hotel Shenzhen as Executive Pastry Chef for hotel’s bakery & pastry operation.
Cheng Chi Hsien
Sous Chef from Le Meridian Taipei, Taiwan
Chi Hsien who is a sous chef at Le Meridian Hotel, he has
competed and represented Taiwan to the World Chocolate Masters
Final in Paris 2011.
Chi Hsien has been growing his passions of pastry during his study at National Kaohsiung University to fulfil his dream of being a chef since he was a kid by watching his parents involving in food industry. He was trying his best to participate every possible competition such as Food Hotel Asia and World Chocolate Master since year 2006 in order to build up his skills, confidences and experiences.
Lei Fu Veng
Pastry Chef from Wynn Hotel, Macau
Fu Veng is working at Wynn Hotel in Macau since 2007 in pastry department. He has competed and represented China to the World Chocolate Masters Final in Paris 2009.This is his second time to participate the WCM National Selection and now he is ready to compete with other contestants in Asia Pacific Selection.
Executive Pastry Chef from The Oberoi Mumbai, India
Vikas work as Executive Pastry Chef from The Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Mumbai. This is his second time to participate the WCM Asia Pacific Selection.
Vikas passionate being a pastry chef in chocolate industry as it gives him freedom and opportunity to express his creativity. He participated a few competitions in India such as Bakery & Pastry challenge, Great Indian Culinary challenge in 2010; IFCA & H/C in 2005 and 2006.