August 20, 21, 22, 2016
200 Peachtree
Atlanta, GA 30303

Pastry Live 2016

Pastry Live 2016
August 20-22, 2016

Three days full of exciting competitions and stimulating classes!

Venue for 2016!

The Venue for 2016!

200 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303-1704

Pastry Live 2016 is being held in the Grand Atrium at 200 Peachtree. Visit the our Hospitality Page for more information.

Pastry Live Seminars

Pastry Live Seminars

Pastry Live seminars are designed to help pastry chefs learn the skills they need to get to the next level. Four educational seminars with five of the industry’s top pastry chefs take place over the course of two days. These pastry chefs share the expertise and knowledge that has ranked them among the best in their class.READ MORE
Chocolatier of the Year

Chocolatier of the Year

A true highlight of the Pastry Live Weekend, ten chocolatiers from across the country submit two of their finest chocolates for review. One chocolate is to be their best available in-store and the other, a specialty enrobed chocolate. READ MORE
Chocolatier of the Year

Signature Plated Dessert

In front of the judges and audience, some of the region's best restaurant pastry chefs create eight plates of one dessert that best represents their signature culinary style. Not only are the skills of these talented chefs featured, but also the restaurants they represent. READ MORE
Student Chocolate Challenge

Student Chocolate Challenge

The Student Chocolate Challenge offers students the opportunity to experience the world of competitions, while allowing schools to come together in a friendly, competitive environment. Current baking and pastry students from schools across the country are asked to create and present chocolate showpieces exhibiting their creativity and talents.READ MORE
Latest entries

Announcing the Pastry Live Chocolatier of the Year competitors for 2016


Troy Tipton
The Omni Homestead Resort

Benjamin Kallenbach
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge

Ashley Baughman
IMU Restaurants & Catering by Sodexo

Cesar Barachina
Pearl River Resort

Cynthia Long

Ross Evans

Kelly Smith
Smith & Adams Confections

Curtis Cameron
The Little Nell

Rocio Varela
The Fort Worth Club

Molly Cook
Norman Love Confections

Kate Weiser
Kate Weiser Chocolate

Rachel Pol
Rachel Pol Pastry

Ryan Stipp
Studio Brew

Lionel Touya
JMA Chocolates

Eric Le Rouzic
Princess Cruises

Christopher Botterman
Norman Love Chocolates

Natalya Shapiro
Chef Brulee Chocolates and Gateaux

Abderrahmane Neggaz

Thomas Richberg
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Joshua Werner
Patisserie 46

Christian Castillo
Atlas Buckhead

Osvaldo Ortega
Tout Chocolat Mexico

Arthur Shapiro
Chef Brulee Chocolates and Gateaux

Sign up to Compete at Pastry Live 2017

Do you have what it takes? Signups have begun for Pastry Live 2017

Competition Theme for 2016

The Instruments of Art: Celebrating the tools of the Artist

Announcing this years theme for the Showpiece Championship, Art of Cake Sculpted and Tiered division and the Student Chocolate Challenge.

Photos from Pastry Live 2015!

Pastry Live 2015 PhotosThe 2015 Pastry Live went international. Congratulations to the winners and competitors!

View Photos from the Event!