The Guild announced its competition team appearing at the Louis Lesaffre Cup in Las Vegas:
• Baguette & Specialty Breads:Mike Zakowski, Artisan Bakers, Sonoma, Calif.
• Viennoiserie: Jeremey Gadouas, Bennison’s Bakery, Evanston, Ill.
• Artistic Design: Harry Peemoeller, Johnson & Wales, Charlotte, N.C.
The United States will compete against Mexico, Canada, and Puerto Rico for a spot at the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie in Paris in 2012. The non-competing Team USA 2010 members, along with Team USA members from previous years, will be working in the demo bakeshops to promote the Guild’s education mission and to host the eight other countries attending the Louis Lesaffre Cup.
Team USA 2010 will compete on Sunday, September 26, along with Mexico and Canada.