Meet the world's best pastry chef

World's best pastry chef

Locator: Brussels, Belgium

Belgian chocolatier Pierre Marcolini won the award

in a competition organized by World Pastry Stars

(SOUNDBITE) (French) BELGIAN CHOCOLATIER AND 'WORLD PASTRY STARS' AWARD WINNER, PIERRE MARCOLINI, SAYING:

"Today, this company has received recognition. The Marcolini company has been in existence for 25 years and I have the impression that the title of world champion has been bestowed upon the whole company, to all those who have followed me in a completely crazy project aimed at renovating, transforming, changing, modernizing the world of pastry and the world of chocolate. Today, this reward is here."

Marcolini sells his chocolates as luxury gifts

with boxes selling for over €100

Video Transcript

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PIERRE MARCOLINI: [SPEAKING FRENCH]

INTERPRETER: Today, this company has received recognition. The Marcolini company has been in existence for 25 years, and I have the impression that the title of world champion has been bestowed upon the whole company, to all those who have followed me in a completely crazy project aimed at renovating, transforming, changing, modernizing the world of pastry and the world of chocolate. Today, this award is here.

PIERRE MARCOLINI: [SPEAKING FRENCH]

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