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Spain Vela Cardenas, Sergi (°1973) - Barcelona, Spain

Vela Cardenas Sergi

Degrees/diplomas attained

1990-1995 : Pastry Chef studies at the Pastry School Association

Professional experience

Sergi Vela is Responsible for the Pastry area of the "Escola d'Hosteleria i Turismo" in Barcelona. 

He built up his professional experience in different pastry shops that are members of "Relais Dessert" like Totel in Elda (Alicante), Baixas and Comas in Barcelona.

He has been working close to the best known Spanish Pastry Chefs like Paco Torreblanca, Enric Rovira and Christian Escribà, these two last being placed in Barcelona.
He was responsible for the Confectioners area in Vives Pastry located as well in Barcelona.

He also improved his training in the Restoration area working at Martin Berasategui Restaurant (3 stars Michelin) and being Pastry Chef at the Drolma Restaurant in Barcelona (1 star Michelin).

Awards and competitions

He won several times the second place in the International Competition of Show Chocolate Pieces.