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Manual Skill Doesn't Fall From the Sky

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In this clip from "Kings of Pastry," the film introduces the institution of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, or MOF as a prestigious award given to the best craftsmen in France. President Sarkozy, who presides over the final ceremony, gives a speech emphasizing the work that goes into being a master craftsman.

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Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students will look at how competitions like the MOF motivate participants to develop their ...

Background Information

Background Information

Delve into the history of the MOF, the art and science of French pastry, sugar sculptures and more.

MOF Map

MOF Map

Explore the whereabouts of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France ("Best Craftsmen in France") who specialize in ...

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