World Finals: Participants

Belgium Coertjens, Marijn (°1981) - Baarle-Hertog, Belgium

Degrees/diplomas attained
2001: Specialisation Pastry - VTI Spijker Hoogstraten
2000: Bakery pastry - VTI Spijker in Hoogstraten
Professional experience
2006 – pres: Patissier, chocolatier - Patisserie Ducobu Waterloo
2005 – 2006: Patissier - Kasteel Withof Brasschaat
2002 – 2005: Patissier, chocolatier - Mapress Brasschaat
Awards and competitions
2007: 1st place Belgian selection "World Chocolate Masters" & special award by the Public Jury
2006: 4th place Dutch Pastry Award, Amsterdam
2005: 2nd place Dutch Pastry Award, Den Bosch
2004: 2nd place Dutch Pastry Award, Amsterdam 

“Put myself to the test in the craftsmanship of confectioner, to further specialize with the intention to evolve”