ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR—AND HIGHLY REGARDED—BAKING AND PASTRY PERSONALITIES IN AUSTRALIA IS KIRSTEN TIBBALLS. SHE BEGAN COOKING AT HOME WITH HER MOTHER, AND WHEN SHE WAS FIFTEEN YEARS OLD, SHE BEGAN A FIVE-YEAR APPRENTICESHIP, DURING WHICH SHE WON THE NATIONAL BAKE SKILLS COMPETITION. SHE CONTINUED HER STUDIES IN AUSTRALIA AND IN EUROPE.

KIRSTEN TIBBALLS,FOUNDER OF SAVOUR CHOCOLATE AND PATISSERIE SCHOOL IN MELBOURNE

After working in several positions with highly regarded chefs, she was recruited as an ambassador for Barry Callebaut, the Belgian chocolate company. Her duties require her to travel throughout Asia demonstrating skill and technique to Barry Callebaut’s clientele. In 2002, Kirsten founded the Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School ...

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