Frank Haasnoot is a Dutch pastry chef with over 23 years experience, working as a freelance consultant. When Frank finished his education he started working for several pastry brands around the globe. Starting in Holland he moved on to work in New York (La Tulipe Desserts), Kuwait (the Victorian), Taiwan (Mandarin Oriental Hotel) and Hong Kong (the Peninsula Hotel).During his career Frank competed in national and international pastry competitions. After several Dutch competitions he decided it was time to compete on a international level. In 2011 he was the winner of the World Chocolate Masters in Paris. Mid 2017 Frank decided to relocate back to Europe and start his freelance career to be able to teach and develop his work freely, for any pastry and chocolate related project.