Japan



Louis Lesaffre Cup 2009-2011 / National team of Japan


Bread category
Yuki NAGATA

« I have devoted a great deal of time to training since I was selected for the Louis Lesaffre Cup two years ago. I want to do my very best during this bakery competition and to be worthy of my team. »


Viennese pastry category
SASAKI Takuya

« I decided to do my utmost to carry my team through to the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie (Bakery World Cup) in 2012. »


Artistic piece category
Yasuo HATANAKA

« A successful artistic piece requires excellent technical skills, a certain speed of execution, a good aesthetic sense and extreme concentration. I am ready to meet the challenge! »

 

National selection round:

The Japanese national selection round of the Louis Lesaffre Cup took place at the MOBAC Show, in Osaka, from 25th to 28th February 2009. Following this event, three candidates were chosen to represent their country in this bakery competition. Despite Japan's recent disasters, the team did not flag in their training and the candidates are still highly motivated to put their expertise to the test.