The jurors had to choose between 236 rods present on the starting line, Wednesday, 17 April. Fabrice Leroy won the edition 2019 contest. These are 14 professionals and volunteers from the spell that made up the jury surrounded by Olivia Polski, assistant to the mayor of Paris, and Mahmoud Me seddi, winner of the edition 2018. The creations of the candidates are ranked according to five criteria: taste, cooking, crumb, odor, and appearance. The rods must also comply with the criteria of size and weight, very strict: between 55 and 70 centimeters for the length, and between 250 and 300 grams for the weight.

Fabrice Leroy with his wand, winner of the contest 2019. A. The Dourneuf

Fabrice Leroy opened their bakery two years ago at 203, avenue Daumesnil in the Twelfth arrondissement. Former project leader at SNCF, the new winner said, with emotion not even to pay wages. He won with his victory and a cheque for 4000 euros, becomes the supplier of the Elysée palace for 1 year, and will benefit from an international prestige. It must be said that the event far exceeds the borders, and journalists from around the world are interested in it. Last year, Mahmoud Me seddi had seen its sales soar by 30% thanks to the fame that he had made his consecration. Remains to be seen where the awards ceremony will decorate Fabrice Leroy during may: the baker winner was traditionally hosted on the parvis de Notre-Dame.

the ranking of The 10 best baguettes 2019

1/ Fabrice LEROY, Bakery Leroy-Monti, 203 Avenue Daumesnil (Xii).

2nd/ Philippe SIMOES, Bakery To the Two Angels, 23, rue Daval (Xi).

3rd/ Youssef AFANTROUS, Bakery Paris & Co Schools, 4 bis, rue des ecoles (Ve).

4th/ Kouni ELAYEB, Bakers Delight and de Bagnolet, 42, Boulevard Mortier (Xx).

5th/ Benjamin TURQUIER, Bakeries All Around Paris, 134, rue de Turenne (Iii).

6th/ Alexandre VIRON, Bakery Faubourg St-Charles, 134 rue St Charles (Xv).

7th/ Linlong BLOOD, the bread Line, 235, rue de Bercy (Xiith).

8th/ Alexandre PLANCHAIS, Boulangerie Alexine, 109 Avenue de St Ouen (Xvii).

9th/ Jean-Philippe LARDEUX, Home Lardeux, 63, rue de Caulaincourt (Xviii).

10th/ Frédéric COMYN, Bakery Comyn, 8 avenue Felix Faure, (Fifteenth).


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