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Press & Awards

Print Media, Radio & TV:

· TV-Clip, kabel eins (in german) Chocolate bust Germany 11 2015
· Harzer Volksstimme - choco meets fashion Wernigerode, Germany 11 2014
· NWZ-magazine - Petzl war da - chocol'ART Wernigerode, Germany 11 2014
· Radio Brocken - Chat about chocolate festival (Radio) Leipzig, Germany 11 2014
· Kleine Zeitung - Styrian of the day - newspaper Graz, Austria 06 2014
· Asia Cuisine - magazine - SWEET+ART Singapore, Singapore 05 2014
· So good magazine - baroque chocolate Barcelona, Spain 07 2013
· Falstaff Gourmet magazine - Picture of the month Vienna, Austria 06 2013
· Konditorei & Café magazine - Chocolate table Stuttgart, Germany 05 2013
· TV - Today's show, Live in the studio, channel 9 Sydney, Australia 03 2013
· Backwerk (BAEKO) - Petzl in Hong Kong (in German) Vienna, Austria 03 2013
· Cosmopolitan Hong Kong (in Chinese) - Chocolate Trail Hong Kong, China 02 2013
· The Telegraph - Petzl creates art from chocolate Sydney, Australia 02 2013
· Herald Sun - Working with chocolate - Portrait Petzl Sydney, Australia 02 2013
· Antipasto magazine - Chocolate table Hong Kong, China 02 2013
· Der Standard - Chocolate trail Petzl Vienna, Austria 01 2013
· Austrian Embassy in Sydney - Art Exhibition Sydney, Australia 01 2013
· The Sun with Elanne Kwong, (in Chinese) - Body Painting Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· U Magazine (in Chinese) - Chocolate Table Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· ODN with Elanne Kwong, Hong Kong (in Chinese) Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Headline Daily with Elanne Kwong (in Chinese) Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Ta Kung Pao (in Chinese) - Body Painting Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· TV - NOW (in Chinese/English) - Chocolate table Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Sharp Daily (in Chinese) - Chocolate table Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· South China Morning Post - Harbour City Exhibition Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Austrian Embassy in Hong Kong - Art News Petzl Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· HK Commercial Daily with Elanne Kwong Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Wen Wei Po with Elanne Kwong - Body Painting Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Chocolate art - Portrait Petzl (in Serbian) Belgrade, Serbia 11 2012
· The Striker - Portrait Petzl (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 11 2012
· Jakarta Post - Magnum Force Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Kulinologi - Magnum Gold (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Tribun News - House of chocolate (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Berita Satu - Magnum Gold Petzl (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Jaring News - Magnum Gold Petzl (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Bisnis Indonesia - Magnum Petzl (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· SWA - Magnum Petzl (in Bahasa) Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Unilever - Media Centre - Chocolate Master Petzl Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Confectionery Industry News-Petzl Sydney, Australia 07 2012
· Blue Mountains Life magazine Katoomba, Australia 08 2011
· Backwerk (BAEKO) - Portrait Gerhard Petzl Vienna, Austria 02 2011
· Pieces Zine- Artist Portrait Gerhard Petzl NYC, USA 02 2011
· Z+G Culinary Magazine - Portrait Gerhard Petzl Athens, Greece 10 2010
· Dessert Professional Magazine - Chocolate Sculptures New York, USA 06 2010
· Der neue Konditor Magazine - Gingerbread House Vienna, Austria 01 2010
· Konditorei & Café Magazine - Gingerbread House Stuttgart, Germany 01 2010
· Grand America Winner - Gingerbread House Contest Salt Lake City, USA 01 2010
· This Old House - Gingerbread House Contest 2nd place New York, USA 01 2010
· Deseret News - Gingerbread House Contest Winner Salt Lake City, USA 12 2009
· Salt Lake Tribune - Gingerbread Houses Salt Lake City, USA 12 2009
· Backview News - Largest Chocolate Santa Petzl Germany 12 2009
· Wernigeröder Zeitung - Gingerbread House Contest WR, Germany 12 2009
· Chocolate Museum Flyer-Chocolate Lady by Petzl Halle, Germany 10 2009
· Hörzu Wissen - Largest Chocolate Santa in the world Germany 09 2009
· Halle zum Vernaschen - Sexy Lady (Video German) Germany 09 2009
· TV - Tele Tell - Exhibition Museum Lucerne Switzerland 05 2009
· 2700-City Magazine - Portrait - 6,2 mb WN, Austria 04 2009
· Lucerne's Museum of History - exhibition Lucerne, Switzerland 04 2009
· Wernigeröder Zeitung (magazine) - Carving Workshop WR, Germany 02 2009
· Mittelschwäbische Nachrichten - Gaudi Cathedral Köln, Germany 02 2009
· TV - PRO7 - Largest Chocolate Santa Claus in 3 days Germany 12 2008
· Lust auf Genuss - food magazine Germany 12 2008
· Der neue Konditor - Cover - Santa Claus-1,9 mb Vienna, Austria 12 2008
· Kleine Zeitung - Largest Chocolate Santa Claus Graz, Austria 12 2008
· Focus Magazine - Largest Chocolate Santa Claus Germany 12 2008
· General Anzeiger - Cover - Largest Chocolate Santa Wernigerode, Germany 12 2008
· Konditorei & Café - Chocolate Santa Claus Stuttgart, Germany 12 2008
· Westfälisches Volksblatt - run on exhibition Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· Neue Westfälische - chocolate column - newspaper Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· Westfälisches Volksblatt - Cover dragon Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· Westfälisches Volksblatt - with mayor - newspaper Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· Neue Westfälische - Cover - newspaper Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· Neue Westfälische - hot for chocolate - newspaper Bielefeld, Germany 10 2008
· Neue Westfälische - ChocoArt Performance-newspaper Bielefeld, Germany 10 2008
· Paderborn today-newspaper Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· Mitteldeutsche Zeitung-newspaper Quedlinburg, Germany 09 2008
· Harzzeit - Portrait - magazine Wernigerode, Germany 08 2008
· Wernigeröder Zeitung- magazine Wernigerode, Germany 03 2008
· TV - MDR: Portrait Gerhard Petzl Germany 03 2008
· Interview MDR 1 (Radio) - chocolate workshop Germany 03 2008
· TV - RFH Harz: Portrait Gerhard Petzl Harz, Germany 03 2008
· Mitteldeutsche Zeitung - newspaper Quedlinburg, Germany 03 2008
· Volksstimme - newspaper Harz, Germany 03 2008
· Neue Wernigeröder Zeitung - magazine Wernigerode, Germany 02 2008
· TV - 3sat: Portrait on Vivo about Gerhard Petzl (Video) Europe-wide 12 2007
· TV - ORF - ChocoVienna07 - body painting Austria 10 2007
· TV - PRO7: Galileo - life-size chocolate sculpture in 2 days Germany 06 2007
· der neue KONDITOR - magazine Vienna, Austria 05 2007
· GALA - magazine Hamburg, Germany 04 2007
· TV - ORF - scene (the chocolate shoe) Austria 04 2007
· Naschmarkt Magazine Vienna, Austria 12 2006
· Chilli - Freiburger City Magazine Freiburg, Germany 12 2006
· ÖGZ (Austr. Gastronomy Newspaper) - Portrait Vienna, Austria 11 2006
· SVIJET U ČAŠI Magazine Zagreb, Croatia 11 2006
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”SweetArt“ Magazine:
   - Portrait
   - World biggest Sugar Bird
Munich, Germany



09 2006
08 2006
· Gießener Allgemeine Zeitung Gießen, Germany 06 2006
· Gießener Anzeiger Gießen, Germany 06 2006
· Gastronomia (Trade Show News) Graz, Austria 06 2006
· Engl. interview @ the FM4 Morning Show, ORF Vienna, Austria 05 2005
· ”der Grazer + der Steirer“ Graz, Austria 04 2004
· Kleine Zeitung Graz, Austria 02 2003
·


”SweetArt“ Magazine:
   - Photo of the month
   - Master of chocolate carving
Munich, Germany



08 2001
05 2000
· ”Asian Cuisine & Wine“ Magazine Singapore, Singapore 10 2000
· ”Sprüngli News“ Zurich, Switzerland 02 1994
· ”Sprüngli News“ Zurich, Switzerland 08 1994
· Kleine Zeitung Graz, Austria 07 1990

Exhibitions:

· Annual Exhibition bbk/h Goslar, Germany 11 2015
· Art Gallery at the Harbour City - Royal Feast Table Hong Kong, China 01 2013
· Magnum Cafe - Chocolate Artwork Jakarta, Indonesia 09 2012
· Royal Halls of Industries - Chocolate Showpiece Sydney, Australia 06 2012
· Sydney Royal Easter Show - Chocolate Showpiece Sydney, Australia 04 2011
· Grand America Hotel - Gingerbread House Exhibition Salt Lake City, USA 12 2009
· Chocolate Museum Halle - Permanent Exhibition Halle, Germany 2009
· Lucerne Museum of History - Exhibition Lucerne, Switzerland 04 2009
· Annual Exhibition bbk/h Goslar, Germany 01 2009
· 1. Chocolate Festival of Paderborn - Main Artist Paderborn, Germany 10 2008
· ChocoVienna07 - Chocolate Art Fair Vienna, Austria 10 2007
· Luitpoldblock - Chocolate Museum Munich, Germany 11 2006
· K.U.L.M. - Kulturstock 3 Pischelsdorf, Austria 11 2006
· Austrian Gastronomy Trade Show ”Gastronomia“ Graz, Austria 09 2006
· Summer Art Academy ”Hortus niger“ Halbenrain, Austria 07 2006
· ”New Art Club Gießen“ Gießen, Germany 06 2006
· Summer Art Academy ”Hortus Niger“ Halbenrain, Austria 07 2005
· ”International Culinary Art Exhibition“ Warth, Austria 04 2005
· ”The Chocolate Show“ New York, USA 11 2004
· Künstlerhaus - Kunst auf Zeit Graz, Austria 07 2004
· ”Gallery Centrum“ Graz, Austria 03 2004
· ”Pâtisserie Oskar“ Vienna, Austria 11 2003
· ”Raffles Hotel“ Singapore, Singapore 10 2000
· ”IKA“, Culinary Olympics Berlin, Germany 10 2000
· ”Grand Hotel“ Mackinac Island, USA 09 1997
· ”Confiserie Sprüngli“ Zurich, Switzerland 02 1994
· ”Consulado de México“ Zurich, Switzerland 10 1993

Prizes, Awards & Recognitions:

· Gold - Swiss Chocolate Masters (as Coach of G. Maras) Bern, CH 2015
· World Chocolate Masters Australia - Finalist Sydney, AUS 2012
·

Master Award 2011 - One of the best 25 Chocolatiers in America San Francisco, USA

2011

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Sydney Royal Easter Show (chocolate competition)
   - 1 x Gold - Best Showpiece
   - 1 x Gold - Champion winner novelty exhibit
Sydney, AUS


04 2011


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Luxury Chocolate Salon Las Vegas
   - 1x Gold (Best Truffle)
   - 5x Silver (Best in Salon etc.)
Las Vegas, USA


08 2010


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Luxury Chocolate Salon Chicago
   - 1x Gold (Best Truffle)
   - 3x Silver (Best in Salon, Best flavored chocolate etc.)
   - 4x Bronze (Top Artisan Chocolatier, Most Luxurious Exp. etc.)
Chicago, USA



08 2010



·



Luxury Chocolate Salon Boston
   - 1x Gold (Best Truffle)
   - 1x Silver (Best Gift Set)
   - 5x Bronze (Best in Salon, Most Luxurious Experience etc.)
Boston, USA



08 2010



· Food Safety Manager Certification Salt Lake City, USA 03 2010
· 2. Place ”The Old House- Gingerbread House Contest“ New York, USA 01 2010
· 1. Place ”Grand America - Gingerbread House Contest“ Salt Lake City, USA 12 2009
· WACS Global Master Chef - Certification Germany 07 2009
· Diploma - Master’s School for Art & Design Graz, Austria 07 2005
· Art Award ”Ex Tempore 2005“ Halbenrain, Austria 07 2005
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Int. Culinary Art Exhibition:
   - 2x Silver, 1x Bronze
   - 2 Diplomas for Special Achievements
Warth, Austria


04 2005


· 1. Place ”Gallery Centrum“ Graz, Austria 03 2004
· Recognition, Pâtisserie Oskar Vienna, Austria 11 2003
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”MS Europa“
   - Basic Safety Instructions
   - Crowd Management
Bahamas


08 2003


· Gold Medal, Culinary Olympics Berlin, Germany 10 2000
· Member, National Culinary Team of Singapore Singapore, Singapore 08 2000
· Food Hygiene Certificate Singapore, Singapore 07 2000
· Service Excellence Mindset Program Singapore, Singapore 05 2000
· Diploma de Honor al Mérito Antigua, Guatemala 03 1994
· Special Recognition, Director, Confiserie Sprüngli Zurich, Switzerland 02 1994
· Special Recognition, Mexican Consulate Zurich, Switzerland 11 1993

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