ESF Master Chef Grand Final

June 20th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Nearly 400 students coming from different schools within the ESF network joined the Master Chef competition!  And only 8 made it to the final where my old colleagues, friends and myself were invited to be judges. It’s with with Vincent and Herve from Four Seasons and Jeremy from Mirror that we had the difficult task … Read more

Leave no bread behind.

June 15th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (4 Comments)
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Pretending I am going to teach anyone how to make the best French toast (or pain perdu) on Earth would be way beyond my confidence point as I think there are so many people making it very well out there… at most, I might be able to inspire a different take on the classic dish… … Read more

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I have been thinking for a while on how to start this post. It’s always the same with intense moments… so I guess the best way is to say it simply: Yesterday was officially my last working day at the Four Seasons Hotel! Yes, I am embarking in a new fantastic adventure, chasing my lifelong … Read more

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A few month ago, a bunch of talented chefs came together to cook a dinner for more than 300 people to raise funds for the Room-to-Read charity. The event ended in an unprecedented success and I was really proud to be part of it. One of the auction price to raise funds was a pastry … Read more

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Going to Vietnam, chasing the origin of chocolate, was all nice and beautiful, but then I had to find what to do with it! I received a kilo of single origin Vietnam chocolate, vintage 2010, with 72% cocoa content and after having tasted it, I found that the flavors were very gentle and subtle, yet … Read more

To all the Mom out there!

May 12th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)
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Happy Mother’s Day! This cupcake bouquet is set on all the tables for the guests of our Lounge to enjoy or take away once they are done with our delicious afternoon tea!

Sweet baby shower

May 6th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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Flowers blossoming and sweetness was all around at a super sweet baby shower – a few highlights to satisfy your eyes and make you hungry!

Summer Sundae 2013 Preview

April 23rd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (3 Comments)
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We’re still baking rhubarb tarts and starting to tackle Gariguette strawberries, but it’s never too late to get ready with our Summer Sundae; a few photos to keep your taste buds chilled this summer! If you look at the back of the affogato you will spot a basket of vanilla chouquette, made with the best … Read more

The Harvest Feast 2013

April 2nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)
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April won’t be a bad month at all, besides April’s fool maybe… but this year, The Harvest Feast will fool no one. Aligning nothing less than 11 top Hong Kong Chef’s behind the stoves, the 2013 edition of the Harvest Feast looks way more than promising. The Harvest Feast is fundamentally organized towards supporting local … Read more

HUGE Easter Egg!

March 29th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (7 Comments)
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The popular adage “Size does not matter” was proved wrong… at least for today! That Easter Egg weighs more than 80 kg (about 180 lbs) and measures 1.2 meters tall (nearly 4 ft) – making it was more of a construction engineering project rather than pastry. Indeed, each halves scales at 30 kg and with … Read more

Easter Cupcakes on TVB!

March 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Classes & Demo | Daily life... - (6 Comments)
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A week ago, it was my son Clement who was on TVB, eating cupcakes glutinously. On Saturday night, 23rd of March, it’s my turn, but nothing for me to indulge with as I was busy making Easter cupcakes on the show! The tricky part wasn’t really to make the cupcake, but to come up with … Read more

We’ve planted our Easter garden!

March 14th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)
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A few weeks ago, we’ve planted a few seeds of a very special crop, a crop that makes people happy! If flowers could grow in deliciousness, this is what they would look like; we’ve grown carrot cake flowers! This Easter, we are taking a different look at the classic cupcakes. And different is the least … Read more

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Chef Jonay Armas from The Principal, Chef Matthew Bishop from 22 Ships, representing Chef Jason Atherton, Chef Herve Fucho and myself from Four Seasons came together to cook dinner for the Room to Read Charity.  As Room to Read states it so well on their website “World change starts with educating children”. When you read the facts … Read more

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