Pierre Herme

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Birthday
20, 1961
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
France

About

Several years after opening his first Pierre Herme Paris shop in Tokyo, Japan, this famous pastry chef established a branch of the company in his native France. He subsequently became the youngest-ever winner of the French Pastry Chef of the Year honor.

Before Fame

Before opening his own pastry business, he worked for over a decade at Fauchon, a Paris-based gourmet food chain.

Trivia

He and his co-writer, Dorie Greenspan, published two cookbooks: Desserts by Pierre Hermé and Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Hermé.

Family Life

He grew up in Colmar, France, in a family of bakers and pastry chefs.

Associated With

When he was in his early teens, he apprenticed with the famous pastry chef Gaston Lenotre.