Bread Bakers Guild Team USA 2008 will demonstrate the quality artisan baking techniques used in competition and have its products available for both viewing and tasting each day. The exhibition bakeshop is part of the Lesaffre Yeast Corp. booth 3766. Team USA 2008 will demonstrate each day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The exhibition is the first step for the three-person team, which will spend the next nine months preparing for the prestigious Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie (World Cup of Baking) to be held in Paris, France, March 30-April 1, 2008. Bread Bakers Guild Team USA 2008 will defend the World Cup title won by the 2005 team.
Members of Bread Bakers Guild Team USA 2008 and the categories they represent are:
• Dara Reimers (Artistic Design), an accountant and aspiring bakery owner from Auburn, Maine
• Peter Yuen (Viennoiserie), owner of La Patisserie P in Chicago
• Solveig Tofte (Baguette & Specialty Breads), head baker at Turtle Bread Co. in Minneapolis, Minn.