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Participant CVs

Courlit, Sébastien (°1972) - Brain-l'-Alleud, Belgium

Courlit, Sébastien

Degrees/diplomas attained

1993 : Degree of Pastry Chef : official national degree level 4, equivalent of BAC in Avignon, France
1990 : Professional degree at CFA of CIFOP : Patissier, Chocolatier, Glacier, Confectionner at l'Isle d'Espagnac in France

Professional experience

2003-2005 : Patisserie Defreyne in Brussels : pastry, petits fours and chocolate
1997-2003 : Patisserie Le Vatel in Brussels : Pastry Chef (head of 7 people)
1996-1997 : Patisserie Le Saint Aulaye in Brussels : Fillings, Chocolatier, Pastry
1994-1996 : Patisserie Debailleul in Brussels - Member of Relais Desserts : Fillings, Glacier, Nougatine, Showpieces
1993-1994 : Chocolaterie Menard in Tours (France) - Member of Relais Desserts : Chocolatier

Awards and competitions

2005 : World Chocolate Masters - Belgian selection : 'Belgian Chocolate Creativity Award 2005'
2002 : 3rd Prize in International contest 'Trophée Européen Cointreau - work in place (France)
2001 : 1st Prize in international Cointreau contest - finish work in place
1999 : Laureate of Grand Prix International of the Mandarine Napoléon contest (Belgium) : work in place
1998 : 1st Prize in national Mandarine Napoléon contest (Belgium)
1997 : Participation in Mandarine Napoléon contest in Belgium


'This renomated international contest is the next step on my professional path. It will be the occasion to share our professional knowledge and to get integrated into a top level environment. It would be an honour to represent Belgium internationally.'

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