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What is your main skill?


showcase youR talent


How it works


Registrants will receive a link to take a multiple choice test online by 1st of July 2019


Highest scores will progress to the Live Heats


12 Bakers and 12 Pastry chefs will compete in Live Heats in September


4 Bakers and 4 Pastry chefs with the highest scores from the live heats will go through to the final heats in October.


An esteemed panel of judges will score you on several criteria


Winners will be announced at prestigious Pro Chef Middle East Awards 2019


The Richemont Masterbaker Pastry & Baking Championship is open to all levels of professional baking and pastry chefs. Put your skills and spirit to the test. To enter this year’s championships, all registrants will be sent an online theory test to complete by 1st of July, 2019. This is a timed online test designed to show your technical knowledge in either the baking or pastry category. You will be asked to answer 10 challenging questions in 15 minutes. This is a multiple choice test. The Chefs who achieve the highest scores will progress to the Live Heats.


The Pastry Champion and Bakery Champion of 2019 will be announced at prestigious Pro Chef Middle East Awards, held in Dubai in October. The winners will be awarded their trophy and prizes in front of the most influential F&B professionals in the UAE.


“It’s about learning new techniques and self-development”

The championships give you a unique opportunity to show case your technical and creative skills and...


  • Learn the latest in baking and pastry techniques

  • Compete with the best of the best

  • Elevate your standing in the food industry

  • Boost your profile to the industry and skyrocket your career

  • Mentorship from renowned judges and industry experts.

  • And most importantly, really push yourself to discover your true potential

How will you be challenged?

Live Heats | 4th and 5th of September

You will be asked to perform a series of tasks against set criteria and supply a portfolio of your planned work, prior to the competition.  These take place in Dubai over two days, in the professional kitchens of the Richemont Masterbaker Centre of Excellence.  

Final Heats | 1st and 2nd of October

The 4 bakers and 4 pastry chefs with the highest scores from the Live heats will secure their place in the Final Heats. As a finalist, you will be competing for the prestigious titles of:


  • The Richemont Masterbaker Pastry Champion 2019

  • The Richemont Masterbaker Baking Champion 2019


The live Baking heats will take place over two days. The live pastry heat takes place on one full day. Both will be filmed.  You must create every individual element of your recipe on the day, at the Richemont Masterbaker Centre of Excellence, during the live competition.

Judging criteria

The panel of judges will score you on several criteria, including your recipe, your preparation, your process and the final presentation of your creation.


Each Champion of 2019 will receive:

  • An all-expenses-paid course at Richemont in Lucerne, Switzerland, including travel and accommodation

  • An Advanced Course at Richemont Masterbaker Center for Excellence in Dubai

  • A prestigious custom-made and personalised Chef’s Jacket from the preferred brand of the
    world’s top chefs.


Qualifying competitors that get through to the Live Heats will be awarded a Certificate of participation from the Richemont Masterbaker Center of Excellence in Bakery & Pastry. 


Important Dates

27th June: Registration Closed

3rd & 4th September: Bakery and Pastry Heats

1st & 2nd October: Finals