Sweet Love Affair at Chefs on Parade 2013

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Chefs on Parade (COP) 2013 is just around the corner! On February 28 to March 3, 2013, SMX Convention Center will be buzzing with competitions, culinary demonstrations, workshops and more.

COP 2013 has partnered with the Puratos Group of Belgium to bring in three (3) of their company’s chefs from Belgium to do workshops and demonstrations at SMX, during the 4-day COP 2013 event.  Puratos is a company that specializes in developing, manufacturing, and supplying ingredients to bakers, confectioners, chocolatiers and caterers.  Their chefs will delight visitors of Chefs on Parade with workshops on  breads, desserts as well as chocolate.

Chef Benny Vervaeck is currently the International Technical Advisor for Bakery for the Puratos Group.  He will do a demonstration on authentic European breads.

Chef Ludo De Kok who is currently the Technical Advisor for Patisserie for the Puratos Group will conduct a workshop on European desserts that will surely delight COP visitors.  The workshop will be aptly called ‘Sweet Seductions’.  Recipes using products like cake mixes, fruit fillings, glazes and non-dairy creams will be demonstrated by Chef Ludo De Kok. Continue reading »