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Students place first at hotel gingerbread competition


December 13, 2012
By Bakers Journal

Dec. 13, 2012, Vancouver – Baking and pastry arts students at Vancouver
Community College recently won first place in the professional category
of the Hyatt Regency Vancouver's annual Gingerbread Lane competition.

Dec. 13, 2012, Vancouver – Baking and pastry arts students at Vancouver Community College recently won first place in the professional category of the Hyatt Regency Vancouver's annual Gingerbread Lane competition.

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Vancouver Community College's first-prize winning gingerbread creation, entitled Gingerbell Bakery. Photo courtesy Hyatt Regency, Vancouver.  

A team of students and five graduates acting as team leaders teamed up under the direction of Marlie van de Ven, instructor, to create their piece, entitled Gingerbell Bakery (click here to read more about it). The other winners are as follows:

Professional category:
First prize:
Vancouver Community College (#13)
Baking and pastry arts department
Vancouver, B.C.
 
Second prize:
International Culinary School at the Arts Institute of Vancouver (#21)
Vancouver, B.C.
 
Amateur category:
First prize:
Kat Murray, Kats Cakes (#14)
Coquitlam, B.C.

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Second prize:
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (#9)
Vancouver, B.C.

Secondary school category:
First prize:
Windermere Secondary School (#10)
Vancouver, B.C.
 
Second prize:
New Westminster Secondary School (#6)
New Westminster, B.C.
 
Third prize:
David Thompson Secondary School (#28)
Vancouver, B.C.

Congratulations to all! Visit our Facebook page for more photos, courtesy of Hyatt Regency Vancouver.