Executive producer of the YouTube cooking channel The Real Deal who won the Trophée de la Gourmandise in 1999. His channel has more than 900,000 subscribers.
He first started working in a restaurant when he was 14 years old. He attended culinary college in Bordeaux, France, graduating in 1988, and being selected for the Best Apprentice in France contest.
He spent eight years working at the pâtisserie Pouquet, Buck, Baillardran.
He has worked in Bordeaux and Paris, France. He became a resident of San Diego, California.
Alain Ducasse recruited him to work at the Plaza Athénée, Avenue Montaigne.