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INTRODUCING C3 JUDGE TOM HEMERKA

On October 22, 2018, Valrhona will be home to 8 of the world's top Pastry Chefs as Valrhona’s C3 (Chocolate Chef Competition) Final begins. The winning pastry chef will be determined by a panel of world-class chefs. Curious to know more about the judges? The ninth judge we would like to introduce is Tom Hemerka.

 

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BIO

Tom Hemerka is a pastry chef and the founder of the brand Pastry Elite. Tom’s insatiable passion for the art of pastry started from an early age, which led him to seek knowledge and training from talented chefs across North America like Keegan Gerhard, James Gallo, and John Kraus.

Nine Years into his pursuit of constant growth and education he created Pastry Elite as a way to share how he was staying in tune with what was going on in the industry. Along the way, Tom's vision has transformed into something grand and is working to create a sustainable ecosystem for the world of pastry while also utilizing his unique skill set to help chefs drive more sales for their businesses.

Tom Hemerka's Instagram account

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