World Finals: Participants

Germany Kobelt, Sebastian (°1974) - Lasswade, Midlothian, Germany

Degrees/diplomas attained
  • Sept 1990-Aug 1993: Apprenticesship Training  under master pastry chef Frank Schindler at Hotel Metropol in Berlin(Germany)
  • Attendance at the Hilton -"train the trainer" course in 1998
  • HACCP program training tested in the American USPH program in 2000 and 2003
  • Aug 2002-Jan 2003: Preparation course for the German Master Diploma at the Handwerkskamer Cologne/Germany
Professional experience
  • Dec 2005-present:  Head Pastry chef at The Compass Group, LTD.,  Edinburgh Scotland
  • Oct 2005-Oct 2006: Head Pastry chef at Dalhousie Castel Hotel, Bonnyrigg, Scotland
  • May 2005-Oct 2005:  Deputy executive Pastry chef Sheraton Kuwait Hotel and Towers, Kuwait
  • Apr 2004-May 2005:  Senior Head Pastry chef at the Ashford Castle Cong,Co. Mayo, Ireland
  • Jan 2004-March 2004: Pastry chef at DO§CO International Catering Vienna/Austria, Berlin/Germany
  • Apr 2003-Jan 2004: Chief Pastry Chef at the Columbia Ship Managment, Limassol/Cyprus
  • May 2002-July 2002: Chief Pastry Chef  at Seetours, Rostock/Germany
  • Aug 2000-May 2002: Chief Pastry Chef at Columbia Ship Managment, Limassol/Cyprus
  • Jan 2000-July 2000: Head Pastry Chef at Steigenberger, Hamburg,Germany
  • Dec 1997-Jan 2000: Head Pastry Chef  at Hilton International Duesseldorf/Germany
  • May 1994-Dec 1997:Commis de patisserie and Demichef de patisserie at Hilton International Berlin/Germany
"This contest is for me an enormeous personal challenge and an opportunity to express my love for this profession."