World Finals: Jury

Australia Tibballs, Kirsten (°1973) - Australia

Professional experience

  • Principal Director of Savour Chocolate & Patisserie School.
  • Australian and New Zealand Ambassador for Callebaut Chocolate
  • Consultant to F. Mayer Imports as technical adviser and demonstrator for Cacao Barry and Callebaut Chocolate.
  • Journalist for Leading Edge Bakery Journal.

Awards and competitions

  • Current: Judge - National Australia Bake Skills Competition.
  • July 2004 Australia: competed internationally representing The World Pastry Team Championships in Las Vegas and earned highest points in the hand-made chocolates category.
  • October 2004: Competed and won Gold in the 2004 Pastry Olympics held in Erfurt, Germany.
  • 2002: Competitor World Pastry Championships las Vegas.
  • 2002: Gold Medal in the Melbourne Culinary Chanllenge for Sweet Buffet Show Piece.
  • 2002: Gold Medal in the Melbourne Culinary Challenge for Chocolates & Pralines.