World Finals: Participants

Spain Alvarez, Julián (°1984) - Barcelona, Spain

Degrees/diplomas attained
  • 2004-2006 Technical degree for crafts at CFA in Boulazac
  • 2003-2004 Complementaryeducation in pastry at CFA in Boulazac
  • 2002-2003 CAP-BEP pastry at CFA in Boulazac
  • 2000-2002 First and last ES a Lycée Bellevue in Toulouse. Obtained the baccalauréat in 1st year (free student)

Further education

  • September 2005 Ecole Valrhona : Ice cream with Alain Chartier (MOF)
  • June 2005 Ecole Lenôtre : Sugar arts with Christophe Redon & Entremets with Gilles Maisonneuve

Professional experience
2007 Patissier for M. Carles Mampel in Barcelona
2004 -2006 Technical degree at Dieumegard company in Bergerac , member of the Association Tradition Gourmande
2003-2004 complementary degree at Dieumegard company in Bergerac
2002-2003 CAP – BEP pastry at Dieumegard company in Bergerac
Awards and competitions
  • 2006 Assistant for the French team for World Pastry Team Championship 2006 in Phoenix ( Arizona) USA
  • 2005 Finalist for national competition BTM
  • 2004 Best student in Dordogne /Meilleur student in Aquitaine
    Finalist for "Meilleur apprenti de France" Best student in France / 1st Prize for Taste
  • 2003 Winner of the competition « ShowColat » in Jarnac : 1st prize in general ranking, J-François Baube Trophy