Savour Patissier of the Year is very excited to announce one of the best pastry chefs in the world Christophe Michalak as a guest judge for Savour Patissier of the Year in Melbourne 2017.
In the early nineties Christophe Michalak will start his journey that will take him around the world. After London, he returned to France in 1993 and worked in Hotel Negresco in Nice for two years, then for Fauchon until 1997. He flew to Kobe in Japan for a year to open a bakery, then to New York where he is a consultant for Pierre Hermé (1998-1999). Back in Paris, after passing through Ladurée, he became a pastry chef of the hotel Plaza Athénée in 2000. The dedication arrives in 2005 , he won the title of Best Pastry in the world. Passionate about his job, Christophe Michalak got down to writing books in which he delivers some of the secrets of his pastry.
In 2007, he published his first cookbook, ‘Piece of Cake’ . Since he published several tasty variations; ‘Desserts That Make Me Crack’, ‘Chocolate Makes Me Crack’, ‘The Cake of My Dreams’ and ‘The Best Desserts of France’. His work extends to television with the show ‘Cake of My Dreams’, and organises the jury of the show ‘Who Will Be The Next Great Baker?’.
In September 2013 he opened a pastry school in Paris, the Masterclass Michalak and has three stores ‘Pâtisserie Christophe Michalak’ in Paris.