About the baker

Pastry Chef and renowned baker GREGOIRE MICHAUD is the founder of Bakehouse and Bread Elements in Hong Kong. Taught by master bakers at Switzerland’s Richemont Baking Institute and in his native Valais, Gregoire decided to leave home to travel the world for the past 25 years. Baking for five-star hotels and three-Michelin-stars restaurants, Gregoire was recognized as Best Pastry Chef for Hong Kong and Macau by Tatler Magazine.

The first of his five cookbooks,“Artisan Bread”, was published in 2009, followed by multiple award-winning books “Never Skip Dessert”, “Got Cheese?”, “La Boulangerie” and the renowned “LAYERS” in 2013. With a prominent presence in the bakery and pastry world, Gregoire was invited to speak at TEDx and numerous other conferences.

Find out about his work and philosophy by visiting the social media links below and by reading his personal journal.