Baking & Pastry Arts Students Win International Awards at ABST
School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology, TU Dublin students swept the boards at the recent ABST (Allied for Bakery Students and Trainees) in Birmingham, England. The ABST supporters the bakers of tomorrow today, as a cross industry organisation, their primary its aim is to facilitate and maintain a proactive dialogue within a United Baking industry around all issues relating to bakery education and training.
ABST current President Jimmy Griffin (Lecturer, TU Dublin) praised the successful students on their excellent performances during the ABST competitions. Results achieved included 1st place (Health innovation food bar/snack), 2nd place (Sourdough competition), 3rd place (decorated cake) sections. The following students also were also awarded special bursaries at the ABST competitions to attend the famed Weinheim Academy (Peter Gamble, Jody Leech, Sarah Walsh) and Bakels (Kathleen Basile, Natale McKenna, Xenia Meier).
A major word of thanks was offered to the organisers of 2019 ABST Competitions, plus Ms. Sara Autton of Lesaffre UK & Ireland and the Baking and Pastry Lecturers, TU Dublin.