Judges – DACH - Deutschland / Österreich / Schweiz Wettbewerb 2015

As part of our commitment to transparency, we publish the names of the judges for each competition. (If judges opt-in for their names to be made public.)

Each competition is judged by a panel of experts, food journalists, sommeliers and pastry chefs, including the names listed below. The competition is overseen by members of our international Grand Jury, who travel to each competition.

We would like to thank our judges for their hard work, including any who chose for their names not to be listed. You can find the full list of winners for this competition in our ‘Rounds & results’ section.

Ulrike Banse (Germany), Vinoscola Weinschule

Roland Bost (Germany), Lehrer an einer berufsbildenden Schule

Thomas Brinkmann (Germany), Kaffeeschule Hannover

L Nitin Chordia (India), Cocoatrait, www.cocoatrait.com

Lars Jüttner (Germany), Brauhaus Ernst August; Hannover / Braumeister

Robert Kroth (Germany), nobilis-esslust

Nina Lüder (Germany), Studentin

Sarah Matuschek (Germany), Öffentlicher Dienst

Monica Meschini (Italy), Chocolate/Tea Taster, Wine Sommelier, Permanent Grand Jury

Peter Montag (Germany), Aufgesang Public Relations GmbH

Paula Neideck (Germany), Konditorin/Studentin

Nicole Rösler (Germany), Die Genussmacher

Michaela Schupp (Partner) (Germany), Chocolats-de-luxe.de GmbH, Permanent Grand Jury

Jens Segebrecht (Germany), EDEKA Schlemmermarkt Segebrecht e.K.

Julia Seijo Orge (Germany), Konditor

Paula Test Run (Germany), PA

Biagio Tropeano (Germany), Restaurant Tropeano Di-Vino, Restaurant Tropeano