French chef who is also known for his work with pastries. He is best known for having co-founded and headed Patisserie des Reves, a patisserie with outlets in France, Japan, and the UK. He is also known for sharing his plated foods and behind the scenes experiences as a chef to Instagram and for his over 550,000 followers.
He first began working with food at his parents restaurant in Vitry. He then worked at the Michelin-starred restaurant du Parc in Villemomble. He earned his CAP in pastry and dessert making, and in 1983 he began his professional career as a pastry assistant at Jacques Chibois' multiple Michelin-starred restaurant Gray d'Albion.
He has won several awards for his cooking including Pastry Chef of the Year by Gault Millau in 1991, 1 Michelin star for his restaurant La Table d'Anvers restaurant, and was awarded an Honorary Member of the French National Cooking academy in May of 2003.
He was born and raised in Choisy-le-Roi, Val-de-Marne, France.