The bread Oscars will be awarded live at IBIE!
After two years of highlighting the amazing Bread Heroes behind the loaf who have kept the nation fed, the Awards will again celebrate the loaf itself when, for the very first time, they take place at IBIE. There are 15 award categories covering an array of bread products, from baguettes and bagels to sourdough and flatbread. Aside from product categories, there are three specialty awards: Tiptree Show Stopper, Home Baker, and the People’s Choice Award.
Regarded as the USA’s most prestigious bread awards, they are judged by a stellar panel of judges. From Zachary Golper, James Beard Foundation nominee of Bien Cuit bakery, to David and Tracey Zabar of Zabars, to Dana Cowin, legendary past editor of Food & Wine – and many more.
Your entry includes a ticket to the exciting awards event at IBIE. You can win $1000, so dust off your recipes, dig out your mixing bowls and don your aprons – the awards are officially open. Learn more about qualification entry rules and apply by September 4, 2022.
The World Bread Awards will recognize bakers from the following fifteen categories at IBIE 2022:
Entries into the Sourdough Category must be made from authentic Sourdough i.e. from dough which is naturally leavened and contains no added yeast. Fermentation comes from creating/utilizing a sourdough starter/culture.
Additional ingredients (e.g. nuts, fruit, herbs, cheese etc) may be included but adding additional/separate yeast is strictly not permitted
Moist Italian bread made with oil which has large air holes
3. Gluten Free
Bread of any variety, but must be made with gluten-free flour and gluten-free yeast
Bread baked into a long, thin loaf. A traditional baguette has a crispy brown crust and a light, chewy interior
A ring of yeasted wheat dough, with a brown exterior and chewy interior
6. Speciality – Sweet
An open category for you to show us your own unique sweet creations
7. Speciality – Savory
An open category for you to show us your own savory based favorites
Traditional Jewish enriched plaited loaf
Brown bread made from wholegrain flour
Baked bread, both hard and soft-baked pretzels
11. Burger Bun
A bun made specifically for a burger patty, so that when it is cut in half, it carries the burger. It may be of any type, plain or flavored.
Breads made from usually unleavened dough and baked in flat loaves. From pitta to naan, focaccia to tortilla
13. Tiptree Showstopper USA
For the best and most creative bread made using a Tiptree product as an ingredient. Visit Brands of Britain for ideas.
14. Home Baker
Brown or white, fruit or plain, whatever takes your fancy. Entrants to this category must be considered amateur bakers according to the Rules of Entry and the use of bread machines is not permitted.
Note: The winner of the Home-Baker category is not eligible for the overall title of Tiptree World Bread Awards with IBIE
15. People’s Choice (voted for online)
Think your favorite bakery deserves recognition? Then now’s your chance to vote and let the world know!