Team – 8 – New Zealand ’13 Museum Art Hotel
Laurent Loudeac & Camille Furminieux
The Leaf & Artisan Challenge Trophy, symbolizing the pre-eminence of nature – in the form of the leaf – in all aspects of the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge, and the role of the artisan, in making the finest tea and in reimagining tea for a new generation. The trophy features a topaz, a Sri Lankan gemstone that is geld in the palm of the artisan, reflecting the precious nature of the two leaves and bud. This award is presented for perfection in relation to respect for tea, and tea inspiration across food, beverage and service criteria in the Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge.