Manchester-based Slattery Patissier & Chocolatier won this year’s UK Richemont Trophy at the Club’s third annual competition last week.
The UK Richemont Club received a record 210 entries in the 15 classes of the competition, which was held at Martins Bakers & Sandwich Makers’ bakery in Manchester.
Bakers from around the UK entered products including character biscuits, fresh cream cakes and quiche Lorraine.
Slattery scooped the overall prize after its staff picked up a total of 42 points from judges.
Nantwich-based Arthur Chatwin, last year’s champion, was in second place with 27 points and the hosts Martins bakery took third place with 18 points.
The competition was divided into four sections, each sponsored by a supplier. Trophies were awarded to each of the category winners. The Milling & Baking Trophy, covering categories such as Sausage Rolls and Meat Pasties, went to Slattery. The company also won the Renshaw Trophy after picking up points for categories including Celebration Cakes.
The Rank Hovis Trophy, which covered Brown Tin Loaf, went to Chatwins.
Martins won the BakeMark Trophy, which covered categories including Danish Pastries. Slattery baker Stephen Barnes also won the Best in Show prize, sponsored by Pruve, for his Feta tart in the One Vegetable Product class.