The cake consists of thin layers of various textures that complement each other and form a harmonious pastry. Rhythmic stripes on the sponge surface follow the cut pattern of the cake. Natural colors attract attention and evoke associations with the bright taste of Dijon black currant.
Dijon Gateaux Course Curriculum
Pastry Chef, Champion of France, MOF
In 1994, at the age of 29, Nicolas became the Champion of France in the Pastry on a plate category. In 2000, Nicolas was awarded the MOF - Meilleur Ouvrier de France.
Since 2003, Nicolas has been working as a judge at the World Pastry Cup. Nicolas worked as a brand chef with Grand Marnier for 11 years.
In 2014, Elle-et-Vire invited Nicolas to fulfill the ambitious goal of creating an international school for the brand. Nicolas completed the task and now 5 chefs work at the school on a permanent basis.
Now Nicolas is 55 years old, 40 of which he devoted to pastry. He has 18 years of active work experience as a chef, managing various teams. At the age of 32, Nicolas became the leader of a large team of 20 pastry chefs at the Grand Epicerie de Paris, one of the most fashionable stores in Paris. For the Grand Epicerie, Nicolas has created an entire collection of designer pastries for sale.