A great article on Hong Kong Chef’s reflecting on the us of local organic products on Cathay Pacific Discovery Magazine! Below are some photos of the day we’ve spent at the farm; more photos on the article that you can find on CX Magazine website or inside all Cathay Pacific flights in December!

Bread Elements First Baking Class!

October 1st, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)

Winning the last Eat Your Words event by teaming up with talented Ale Wilkinson in support of FoodLink and boasting an auction price of a baking class for 10 people at Bread Elements was the easy part… Indeed, making it happen in a 6 month young bakery, in full development wasn’t the easiest part at … Read more

A lot more than just a slice!

September 25th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Staring at a beautiful bread loaf straight in the eye is of course very inspiring and it has certainly brought you from the simple breakfast toast or the tentatively French looking Jambon Beurre sandwich to the more complex garlic parsley butter croutons, delicious coconut milk French toast and, of course, to the highly secretive ritual … Read more

Several month ago, I embarked myself together with other chefs as a “Chef in the Community” for the Feeding Hong Kong initiative. There was a few things that were asked from the participating chefs, notably sharing a few recipes that could be interesting in terms of taste and possible to realize with limited ingredients and … Read more

THE SPACE – That was the name of the place were The Green Queen Market took place last Saturday and space was pretty much were we ended from 11am to 4pm – in absolute space let me tell you! We should have lasted until 6pm, but we were sold out by 4pm. I am saying … Read more

Peach and rosemary Roux Buns

July 4th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (5 Comments)

After having spent most of my life baking I still learn new things every day – that’s awesome! Today, I tried to bake roux buns, a bread where part of the dough is pre-gelatinized in a pot as per a classic roux making. I was really wondering if there would be any noticeable differences compared … Read more

EAT YOUR WORDS!

June 28th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (2 Comments)

When Jason called me a few months ago to ask me if I was in for a charity event to support Food Link, I had very little idea of what the concept would be, but my answer was yes. And guess what! It turned out to be a phenomenal event held at The Salted Pig… … Read more

Myrtille, caramel and lemon baba!

June 22nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)

Sorry, the page you are looking at contains no rum! ;) I have this love and hate relationship with baba. When soaked to perfection, smooth, with a creamy crumb, full of intense flavor with just the right amount of fluffy cream, then I love it. On the other hand, I have issues with baba poorly … Read more

ESF Master Chef Grand Final

June 20th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

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

The Harvest Feast 2013

May 29th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (0 Comments)

About a month ago, I had the luck to participate to the Harvest Feast… more Harvest celebration will take place in Hong Kong and I hope more people will join! It’s just a few minutes past nine in the morning, the sky, shattered with dark clouds, dressed with its typical Hong Kong spring look, wasn’t … Read more

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

HOFEX 2013 – Hong Kong

May 11th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Done! Four days of HOFEX are finally over… HOFEX is one of these hospitality industry fair where you can virtually find everything and anything you need, ranging from wine to black truffle, passing by incredible machines to break eggs or make odd looking waffles. During the four days, the Culinary Classics features a range of … Read more

The Harvest Feast 2013

April 2nd, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)

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

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