Lakanto Most Outstanding Pastry Chef 2020

The Australian Culinary Federation are proud to be partnering with Lakanto for the 2020 Most Outstanding Pastry Chef.

Due to the cancellation of Fine Food Australia 2020, The Culinary Challenge 2020 has also been cancelled. The ACF & Lakanto are please to announce The Lakanto Most Outstanding Pastry Chef 2020 will be going ahead albeit in a different format.

The competition is open to all chefs, cooks, apprentices & culinary students. You will be required to to prepare cook & serve 1 portion of a dessert suitable for use in a restaurant service.

The dessert must include 4 components (not including sauce) with appropriate garnish, showcasing a variety of techniques. You will be required to use Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener as a substitute for any other form of sugar except for any sugar art

Lakanto will provide chefs entering with product for the competition please contact David Wingate & he will post it to you





You will then be required to send to the ACF the following in one email to complete your entry

  • Completed entry form

  • A close up photograph of the dish

  • A photograph of yourself in Chef Uniform

  • A photograph of you presenting your plate

  • A complete recipe including dish description, ingredients, quantities & very detailed method for each component using recipe template below

The top 5 entries will be selected by the ACF Culinary Committee & Guest Judge from Lakanto, these top 5 entries will be then be recreated by Professional Pastry Chef for final judging including tasting at a venue TBC.

Entries open immediately

Entries close 31st October 2020

Winners announced TBC

you need to down load the forms to fill in The entry form is a fillable PDF & the recipe

template is a word document that will down load to your computer when clicked

Should you have any technical questions please contact David Wingate at Lakanto

- Australians consume on average 60g of sugar a day, vs a 25g daily recommendation. *ABS 2012  
- 1.2million Australians are diabetic and look for diabetic safe foods.* Diabetes Australia 2019
- Lakanto Monkfruit sweetener is natural, gluten free, diabetic and keto friendly. 
- Lakanto tastes and measures just like sugar. 
- Lakanto is heat stable with no aftertaste

Available at, Coles, Woolworths, Drakes, IGA Ritchies or health food stores 

Soon 500g and 800g packs will be available through foodservice wholesalers