FHA Bakery Challenge

FHA-HoReCa 2024 welcomes a brand new competition dedicated to the art of baking – FHA Bakery Challenge. This inaugural competition aims to elevate artisanal baking skills in the region by fostering creativity, nurturing new talent, and providing a platform for industry exchange.

Held alongside the Asian Gelato Cup and FHA Dessert Challenge, this challenge offers spectators a chance to witness the artistry and innovation of bakers from around the region. Baking to the theme of “Grand Breakfast,” competitors are tasked to redefine traditional ideals of breakfast using their skills and creativity by crafting visually stunning and delectable bakes.

Witness the rising stars in the SEA region compete for the coveted champion title and gain recognition for their exceptional achievements.

Key Information

  • Date: 22 October 2024

  • Venue: Singapore Expo, Hall 3

Registration is Closed

Thank you for your interest!

Rules & Regulations

This is a team-based competition, consisting of the following:
• 1 x Team Manager
• 2 x Team Members

Team Members must be citizens or permanent residents of the nation/territory participating in the competition.

Participating teams must come from the following geographical areas:
• Cambodia
• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• India
• Indonesia
• Japan
• Macau SAR
• Malaysia
• Pakistan
• Philippines
• Singapore
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Taiwan
• Thailand
• Vietnam

Please refer to the Competition Rules & Regulations for more information.

There will be a registration fee of SGD 400 per team.

Please note that this registration fee is non-refundable for any reason including application withdrawal or competition cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.

Please refer to the Competition Rules & Regulations for more information.

FHA Bakery Challenge Champion: Champion Title Holder, Trophy & Gold Medals

2nd Runner-Up: Trophy & Silver Medals

3rd Runner-Up: Trophy & Bronze Medals

Medals & Certificate of Awards for the following categories:
• Best Viennoiseries & Artisan Baguette
• Best Artistic Showpiece
• Best-Tasting Degustation Prize (Based on total points of professional judges’ tastings)

Key Dates

DateActivity
10 JuneRegistration Opens
10 JulyRegistration Closes
11 JulyConfirmation of Participation
15 JulySubmission of Uniform Sizes
15 JulySubmission of Team Photos
5 AugustSubmission of Menu & Recipes
21 OctoberOnsite Briefing, Kitchen Walkthrough & Set-Up
22 OctoberFHA Bakery Challenge 2024 Commences

This schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

FAQs

Registration closes on 10 July 2024 at 11:59 PM (GMT +8).

Each team will consist of:
• 1 x Team Manager
• 2 x Team Members

Applications that do not meet this requirement will be rejected.

Your team will be judged on the following items:
• Demi Artisan Baguette
• Asian Buns
• Healthy Muffin
• Viennoiserie
• 1 x Artistic Bread Showpiece

Please refer to the Competition Rules & Regulations for in-depth details on each item.

All participating teams have two (2) hours to set up their kitchen one (1) day before the scheduled competition date.

This schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

This schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

Standard uniforms (chef jackets/tops) will be provided for three (3) members of each team. Standard chef hats or competition-sponsored hats must be worn.

Safety-style, non-slip footwear must be worn. Sports shoes are not allowed in the kitchen.

Please refer to the Competition Rules & Regulations for more information.

Singapore uses a standard voltage of 220-240V and plug types G and C.

13 A power will be provided in each competition kitchen.

Please ensure you bring the adapters required for your equipment.

Once your participation has been confirmed by the organiser, we will provide the following:

• Economy airfare of up to SGD 300 per team member and full economy airfare for the team manager. The reimbursement of the airfare will be based on the actual airfare incurred with the provision of original receipts/invoices.

• Accommodation for two (2) team members and one (1) team manager, consisting of one (1) twin-sharing room and one (1) single room for each team for up to a total of three (3) room nights.

Please refer to the Competition Rules & Regulations for more information.

Platinum Sponsors

Official Chocolate, Fruit Puree, Vanilla & Pastry Ingredients

Official Combi Ovens, Retarder Provers, Blast Freezers