The Midwest Foodservice Expo takes place March 12-14, 2018

Are you ready for this year's Midwest Foodservice Expo?  Make sure to add this event to your calendar now!  This year’s event takes place March 12-14, 2018 at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee.  The Wisconsin Bakers Association is proud to partner with the Wisconsin Restaurant Association once again, bringing an incredible line-up of bakery and decorating competitions and hands-on demonstrations!

If you've attended Expo in the past and don’t think you will miss anything this year, think again!  Not only is this event a great chance to network with your fellow WBA members and other industry contacts, but it’s a chance to take part in seminars, learn some new skills, and compete to be the best in the industry!

And, don’t forget about our Annual WBA Awards & Appetizers Networking Evening on Monday night!

2018 BAKING & CAKE DECORATING COMPETITIONS

Sign up to compete in this year's Baking & Cake Decorating Competitions at the Midwest Foodservice Expo!

Beginner and Advanced bakery, pastry and dessert professionals are invited to compete in 4 categories in cake, Wisconsin’s Ultimate Donut Duel, Art of the Bread Contest, Dessert Display Table Competition and NEW IN 2018: Best of the Midwest Pie Contest & The Cheese Head Cheese Bread Challenge!

REGISTER ONLINE HERE    DOWNLOAD PDF REGISTRATION FORM


Art of the Bread Contest
sponsored by Abel & Schafer
Challenge yourself and your bakers to get creative and compete in both Sculpted Bread & Braided Bread categories.

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE


Dessert Display Table Competition
sponsored by Barry Callebaut
From weddings to birthday parties, dessert tables are showing up everywhere. The display is almost as important as the desserts themselves!  This year's theme is "Modern Tea Party."

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE



Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge
sponsored by General Mills
Out-of-the-box ideas and unique approaches to wedding
cake designs compete with EXTREME cake designs.

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE



Extreme Groom's Cake Challenge
sponsored by Dakota Blenders
Bring your undeniable creativity to life in this competition that showcases cake designs fit for a groom.

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE



NEW!  Best of the Midwest Pie Contest
sponsored by Lawrence Foods

Do you think your Fruit Pie is one of the very best in the Midwest? Enter the Best of the Midwest Pie Contest! Bake your favorite fruit pie and enter it in the Best of the Midwest Pie Contest!

INFORMATION & RULES  

REGISTER ONLINE HERE


NEW! The Cheese Head Cheese Bread Challenge
sponsored by Lesaffre
Known as a legendary Wisconsin bread, the chewy, cheesy, ooey-gooey, sometimes even hot and spicy, Cheese Bread is the ultimate Cheese Head snack! This NEW contest will determine which bakery makes the very best Cheese Bread.

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

   


Creative Cake Decorating Competition
sponsored by Cook Specialty Co. Inc. 
Bring your artistic perspective and Pastry Arts aptitude to impress for the 2018 theme “Holidays.”

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE


Wisconsin's Ultimate Donut Duel
sponsored by BakeMark
Enter all six categories in this year's donut duel:
Bismarck, Cake Donut, Cruller, Fritter, Long John, and Mini Donut

INFORMATION & RULES

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

All entries will be professionally judged at the 2018 Midwest Foodservice Expo.  Admission to the Midwest Foodservice Expo is included with registration for each competitor. The early registration deadline for all of the competitions is Thursday February 15, 2018.  The standard registration deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018.  No competition entries will be accepted onsite.  Registration fees are non-refundable.

Winners will be announced at the Awards & Appetizers Networking Evening.

Be sure to sign up today for this year’s Midwest Foodservice Expo!  There will be so much going on over the three days!  For more information, visit www.everythingfoodservice.com.


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