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In our pastry blog, you will learn about the latest trends in haute pâtisserie and chocolaterie: news, articles and interviews with the most renowned pastry chefs

Viennoiserie with Greg Mindel at L’École Valrhona Brooklyn

May 26, 2015 |

In June, Mindel, Chef Consultant for the Center for Culinary Development, will share his classic viennoiserie vision with modern touches, using Valrhona chocolate. More info

Antony Vellut, winner of L’Art du Chocolatier 2015

May 25, 2015 |

Vellut, the chocolate Manager for Jean Philippe Patisserie at the Aria Hotel Las Vegas, has been named chocolatier of the year by Cacao Barry USA. More info

5 Ideas between cuisine and pastry, by Jose Romero

May 20, 2015 |

Jose Romero’s new book goes through simple but delicious culinary delights, without forgetting his educational vocation through numerous step-by-step instructions linked to street cuisine, to many Latin accents, and to pastry techniques used in savory proposals and in healthy and irresistible cold drinks.More info

Valrhona C3 Pastry Competition moves to New York

May 19, 2015 |

Since 2008, Valrhona Chocolate has organized the prestigious Chocolate Chef Competition, which this year takes place in the United States for the first time within the 10th Annual StarChefs International Chefs CongressMore info

Ten haute patisserie success stories at the World Pastry Stars 2015

May 18, 2015 |

In a few days this prestigious pastry congress begins in Italy. Renowned chefs such as Pierre Hermé, Jean Philippe Darcis, Norihiko Terai or Miguel Moreno will uncover their business strategies to succeed in this artisan craft.More info

The 2015 James Beard Awards acknowledges Christina Tosi and Jim Lahey

May 8, 2015 |

Chicago was chosen as the setting of the 25th anniversary of this well-known awards ceremony in the United States. In pastry, the winner was Christina Tosi, who is known for her creative elevation of American junk food. Jim Haley took the award for best baker.More info

Dominique Ansel Kitchen, a first step towards made-to-order bakeries

May 5, 2015 |

Dominique Ansel has opened a gastronomic space where more than 70% of the menu is served instantly in the West Village of New York. More info

Lime and verbena bavaroise, Conticini’s proposal for Mother’s Day

April 30, 2015 |

De la Patisserie Rêves de París nos llega una propuesta refrescante y picante de uno de sus cofundadores e inventor en 1994 de los desserts in verrine, Philippe Conticini.More info

Ubud Food Festival, Indonesia’s new culinary festival

April 29, 2015 |

An extensive program (workshops, forums, wine tastings, lectures …) and exceptional chefs such as Janice Wong, Ryan Clift and Will Goldfarb to publicize the richness of Indonesian cuisine in three days.More info

MOF 2015 medals ceremony

April 27, 2015 |

On 16 April, 225 chefs received medals and diplomas, joining the prestigious family of MOFs.More info