Vabret Christian

Honorary president for the competition cycle

Since the beginning, Lesaffre has had the chance to work with Christian VABRET, Meilleur Ouvrier de France and creator of the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie. Over the years, the symbiosis between the Louis Lesaffre Cup, the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie and the Bakery Masters has strengthened to become a competition cycle that evolves in perfect synergy. To guarantee this coherence, a man of conviction was needed, capable of embodying the strength of passion shared by the Best Bakers in the World…

 “To bring together, to showcase, to share”


The Louis Lesaffre Cup in an autonomous baking competition, linked to the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie, that leads to the selection of 9 of the 12 teams that will go head to head at Europain in February 2016. Precursor of a competition cycle, it has involved to encompass:
- More international products
- Gastronomic bread making
- Consideration of nutritional aspects
- Taking into account public perception
- The involvement of young talent

"I overwhelmingly welcome these developments, to which I would add the following values: To bring together an elite group of bakers at the heart of a large community to create an international audience network, To showcase bakery products to constantly improve their quality and To develop training initiatives to safeguard the transmission of know-how from generation to generation, as well as between different baking cultures. This is the spirit in which I accepted the role of guarantor of competition cycle coherence for this new edition. Good luck to all our candidates for this new adventure!”