Charente-Maritime in the running for “The Best Bakery in France”: 7 establishments in competition

The popular M6 culinary show, “La Meilleure Boulangerie de France”, begins its eleventh season with a new tour of the regions. This year, from Monday May 20 to Friday May 24, 2024, seven bakeries in Charente-Maritime will try to win the prestigious title of best bakery in France.

Intense regional competition

Bakers from Charente-Maritime will have the opportunity to demonstrate their know-how and creativity in front of a jury of experts composed of Noëmie Honiat, Bruno Cormerais and Michel Sarran. These seasoned professionals will evaluate the participants based on strict quality and innovation criteria according to France Bleu La Rochelle.

Bakeries in competition

Of the ten teams competing to represent Poitou-Charentes in the national final, seven come from Charente-Maritime:

  • Cloé the epicurean bakery in La Rochelle (Tuesday, May 21)
  • Little sweet treats in Vérines (Tuesday, May 21)
  • Gaétan’s boul’ange in Saintes (Wednesday 22 May)
  • The new bakery in Royan (Thursday May 23)
  • The Sulpician woman in Saint Sulpice de Royan (Thursday May 23)
  • At the grain of madness in Saint Nazaire sur Charente (Friday May 24)
  • The delights of Mornac in Mornac sur Seudre (Friday May 24)

Duels and stakes

The week of competition will take place in the form of exciting duels, including three entirely Charente-based confrontations and a final one pitting a bakery from Charente-Maritime against a competitor from Vienne. Each duel will be decisive to determine who will advance to the national final.

Towards the national final

The shows, broadcast every day at 6:35 p.m., will highlight the talent and originality of local bakers. The week will conclude with the designation of the finalist, on Friday May 24, 2024, who will represent the region during the national final. The competition is tight and the title highly coveted, will we succeed the Grangé de Pau bakery, the previous winner?



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