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Culinary Institute Lenôtre® in Houston presents



The Lenôtre National Symposium on Pastry Arts
March 6, 2017

9:00am to 6:30pm


Chefs, professionals, students, partners and friends of the pastry industry will assemble at the famed Culinary Institute Lenôtre® in Houston on Monday, March 6, 2017 to celebrate Pastry Arts by sharing their knowledge and new ideas.

This full day event will showcase the talent and experience of participating pastry artists with a Chocolate and Sugar Décor Competitionin accordance with A.C.F rules. The competition is open to both Professionals and Students with a minimum of $6.4k cash prize.



Roland Mesnier

26 years Executive Pastry Chef at the White House, author of All the Presidents’ Pastries and Dessert University 


Charles Carroll

Past President of World Association of Chefs Societies, author of Tasting for Success


Paul Edwards

Founder of Chef Rubber, specialty items for Artisan Chefs, Cake Decorators, Confectioners and Mixologists.



The symposium will feature a wide range of professionals inthe dessert profession. From celebrity chefs and world leaders of the Pastry Arts tradition, this will be a congregation of the most talented minds and outstanding individuals around Houston area and beyond.

Use this rare opportunity to network and befriend, compete and showcase, award lifetime achievers and exchange cultural values with other professionals.

Get 6 ACF Continuing Education Credit Hours

Showpiece Competition

According to A.C.F. rules



min $6.4k

OPEN to Professionals, Students and Juniors

Application deadline : February 8

Emceed by

Ernie Manouse

Television Host, Houston PBS

Katherine Whaley

Television Anchor,

ABC 13


And more...

Celebrity Booksigning

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Buffets

Awards & Cocktail Reception



GENERAL ADMISSION: $85 All-Inclusive. Includes access to all symposium events plus breakfast, lunch, and dinner reception meals on March 6 (Six Panels will run from 9:00am to 6:30pm. Cocktail reception dinner/Awards start at 7:00pm). Registration online at this link

COMPETITION: Register through postmarked mail. All applications need to be mailed to: Culinary Institute Lenôtre, 7070 Allensby St. Houston, TX 77022. Application must be received via post on or before February 8, 2017 to be eligible to compete. Download and Print Package Here







Texas Chefs Association  I  1415 S. Voss, Ste. 110 #397, Houston, TX 77057  I  214-871-9800  I  www.texaschefsassociation.org

2017 Lenotre National Symposium on Pastry Arts
Monday, March 06, 2017 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
A Pursuit Of Culinary Excellence

The Texas Chefs Association (TCA) is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation.  The TCA is comprised of 12 dynamic chapters operating in cities across Texas.  Our association provides members with timely seminars, networking tools, and professional advancement opportunities to help them further their goals within the food service industry.

Texas Chefs Association

1415 S. Voss, Ste. 110 #397

Houston, TX 77057