Where can you find a great baguette in Paris? Below we’ve listed and mapped the bakeries who have placed among the top ten winners in the city’s annual competition to determine La Meilleure Baguette de Paris. Look for the bakery that’s nearest to you, or focus your efforts on those who have finished first – we’ve indicated the Grand Prix winners with a heart.
Enter to win one of six spots on the jury for the Grand Prix de la Baguette 2015.
Ridha Khadher is a champion baker who won the 2013 competition for the Best Baguette in Paris.
The number six finisher in the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Pascal Barillon, who has been baking since 1976, was awarded 1st prize in the 2011 competition for the Best Baguette in Paris.
Antonio Teixeira won first prize in the 2014 and 1998 Grand Prix de la Baguette. He'll be keeping the Elysées Palace in bread all year long. His pastries have won multiple prizes, too.
How many baguettes does the jury of this venerable competition actually taste? And do they swallow?
Congratulations to Sébastien Mauvieux, whose baguette de tradition won the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette de la Ville de Paris. Bravo!