The competition this year is themed on 'Leonardo da Vinci' and will be illustrated through a work of art made of sugar and pastillage, used harmoniously to create the required products.
Woman professional pastry chefs above the age of 21 can participate in the competition, which will earn the right to represent India at Ladies World pastry Championship, SIGEP, in Italy, to be held in January 2021.
During the competition, contestants will be judged on their professional skills, and the ability to provide a practical demonstration of trends and progress in the pastry arts.
According to Sanjay Tandon, from the contest co-organisers Epicure Frozen Foods India Pvt. Ltd, "The Pastry Queen has set its sights on becoming a gold standard international event in the pastry-making world, guaranteeing a professional platform that will showcase the category and encourage valuable feelings of goodwill, quality, passion and love for the profession. We are proud to be associated with it since its inception in India and it is our endeavour to raise the stock of pastry chefs through events like these."
Dilip Puri, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Indian School of Hospitality said: "The competition is a great platform to showcase the amazingly talented women who are transforming the pastry arts landscape in India and in turn, help inspire and encourage the up and coming generation of aspiring pâtissiers and bakers."
( With inputs from IANS )