Hang on! The future chefs of Hong Kong are on their way!  Together with star chefs such as Ricky Cheung (張錦祥), Tony Cheng (鄭相賢) from the newly opened Le Salon and Michelin starred The Drawing Room, or Martin Yan’s very own protege Christian Yang (楊尚友) the man behind BangBangPanPan, we are definitely on a serious … Read more

Nearly six months after the filming, the show finally aired over the week-end! If you missed it, check it out here and if you want to jump right into the lemon tart part, click on the minute 32 from the timeline. For those who missed the story, that dessert was made of 100% local and … Read more

“The day of taste” – A day where a bunch of passionate chefs come together to visit schools and give children a taste of what authentic food is supposed to taste like, without all the crap chemical additives industries are adding to today’s supermarket food. I can hear you through my screen; telling me how … Read more

What a great day it has been! From the planning, receiving the goods, preparing each step carefully to finally do the filming of the upcoming gourmet show for Hong Kong’s main TV channel TVB Jade’s was just positively intense! I mean wow! How more lucky can I be! I had to make a dessert of … Read more

When I was 5 years old, my mom always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “Happy.” They told me I didn’t understand the assignment and I told them they didn’t understand life. … Read more

Nearly 4 months ago, Selena, from the now famed l’Atelier du Gout, asked me to hold yet another class and I’ve got really excited with all the things I wanted to share… I couldn’t just come up with a cake making class where I would demonstrate how to whip up a mousse, set it in … Read more

Unless you’re preparing a classic rum-raisin ice cream or an apple strudel, you will seldom find raisins in modern dessert menu. Raisins have become more of a nutritional snack rather than a gastronomical experience like it was once. Gourmet chefs rather try to get creative by using specialty raisins such as muscadet raisins or other … Read more

On the initiative of a very passionate teacher, Benoit, we were invited to be host of “La Journee du Gout” (The day of taste) at South Island School, in Hong Kong, showcasing authentic taste to about 350 students. When I write ‘We’, that would be Hong Kong’s finest chefs getting together. In the short history … Read more

Last Friday, the U.S. Eggs competition was held at the l’Atelier du Gout premises. There was 8 finalist who needed to create a dessert with 3 items made with eggs. One warm, one glass and one cold. I was very lucky to be part of the judges alongside Thomas Lui and Johnny Chan. The level … Read more

L’Atelier du Gout photos!

August 22nd, 2010 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo - (0 Comments)

Selena is the engine of  l’Atelier du Gout. She prepared everything and more for the class we held last Saturday. And yesterday I’ve got a suprise on my desk from Selena, a CD full of great shots from the class. Here are a few handpicked ones that I really like! Thank you Selena! :)

On my way to l’Atelier du Gout this morning, I would have never guessed the quality of fruits I was about to find there. Beautiful ripe apricots, raspberries, but real raspberries like there is in my Mom’s garden, so fragile that the slightest touch will damage them. (not like some Dri…. brand I will not … Read more

For 2 half days, we had the luck to host yet another great baking class at the fine l’Atelier Du Gout facilities. With the help of Selena, Johnny and all the team – Mark and myself really had fun doing the class. We baked four kind of breads from scratch, including 2 sourdough breads. We … Read more

On March 14th, 2010 – we gathered 25 passionate foodies ranging from professionals to amateurs. The result of the day was simply awesome. We had possibly some of the best chefs in their own field in Hong Kong to bake bread, pizzas, roasted meat and the great apple tart. The people participating at the outing … Read more

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