National Selections : Belgium :
Gilain, Emmanuel (°1971) - Erpent, Belgium
1993: Managment of a Bakery and Pastry shop
1993: Specialised training in Pastry, Chocolate and sugar confectionery
1993: Acces to higher education : C.E.S.S.
1992: 'Patronat' diploma
Until now: Production Chef and Management assistant at Patisserie Jean Gilain & Fils, Namur, Belgium
-Teacher at CREPAC Format PME, Namur, Belgium
Awards and competitions
2003: Belgian Laureate at the National Qualification Final for the European Pastry Trophy, Cointreau Contest
2002: 'Championnat de La Région Wallonne de Chocolaterie', silver medal and public prize
'To broaden my professional knowledge in fine chocolate and pastry... Obtain constructive comments from famous Belgian chocolate professionals to improve myself...'