To all the Mom out there!

May 12th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)

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)

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)

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

We’ve planted our Easter garden!

March 14th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (9 Comments)

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

If there is one recipe you must try this year, look no further. The chocolate sabayon tart, freshly baked and warm is out of this world. Bake this for people and you will be the next president! After so many years baking, the sabayon tart still one of my favorite especially served with a fruit … Read more

What’s your percentage of cocoa?

February 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (7 Comments)

There is something about chocolate that keeps making me come back for more, but it isn’t the percentage of cocoa content. After decades of using chocolate in every other possible form, ranging from dropping chocolate in sub zero 70° proof alcohol to slow cook and caramelize white chocolate, I have seen it all. And when … Read more

If you look at it from a different angle, happiness doesn’t require any material things… or maybe, it does… if you call chocolate cream material, then yes… a substantial material with an ephemeral life, like butterflies – no, no relation here, except that both are beautiful! :) A week ago, I was asked to post … Read more

Best moments of 2012

December 31st, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (2 Comments)

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!!! 2012 has been the year of all superlatives. It seems the stars had their eyes on me at all time… I even won a prize at a Christmas lucky draw! Can you imagine? This never happened to me, ever… To wrap up the year, here is a little recap of what … Read more

Gold & White Christmas Media Party 2012

December 12th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

Christmas is the time where we also thank our friends from the media world for their support all year long. Similarly to last year, we held our party by the pool where we served miniature main courses, canapes and a foie gras station pairing with a tasting of our Sauternes. From the sweet side, this … Read more

Last month, my trip to New York was for the launch of the new TASTE by Four Seasons, and although hurricane Sandy tried to stop it, it is now up and running. You can visit it and request ingredients and vote for your favorite dishes! At the original planned date of the event, apples were … Read more

LAYERS: My new book released today!

December 3rd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Books | Daily life... - (13 Comments)

Bread brings together the four elements of nature… The Earth where our wheat grows and our salt nurtures, the Water who hydrates every dough and every plants; the Air where our natural yeast evolves, lifting our loaves; and the Fire from the sun who ripens our cultures and provides heat to our earth ovens. Baking … Read more

Become a Pastry Chef!

November 22nd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

When we bake, we use our senses coupled with our manual ability and our creativity, thus, as pastry chef, we are some sort of artist… Let there be chocolate, bread, dessert or cake, everything we do requires a very precise set of skills and the learning process is long and tedious… Even after 20 years … Read more

Stranded in New York with Sandy

November 2nd, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (6 Comments)

The Big Apple never fails to impress! I am posting this from New York City where I am stranded…. One of the most exciting event in my career was set to take place in New York on October 30th where I was invited to cook some desserts for a very special event. It was planned … Read more

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