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Marc Rivière (pastry chef)

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Name  Marc Riviere

Role  Pastry chef
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Marc Rivière born on December 4, 1969 in Rennes, in the (Ille-et-Vilaine, 35) department of France. Is a French pastry chef at Potel et Chabot, whose pastry shop sits Chaillot, in Paris. He was crowned World Pastry Champion with the French team in 2009.



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Marc grew up in Rennes with his family, and it's with his grandmother Marguerite, a butcher, that he started cooking, including his first salted butter caramel crêpes. From the age of four, he showed intentions of becoming a baker.

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He enrolled in baking classes at the Rennes trade school under Monsieur Joli. After graduating, he got a summer job under Chef Serge Nabucet who passed onto him his love for the profession. He worked there for three summers.

Work experience

  • 1990 1994 - Pastry Commis under Chef Pierre Hermé at Fauchon in Paris.
  • 1991 1994 - Dessert Chef de Partie, second in command under Chef Ralph Edeler at Harrod's, London.
  • 1992 1994 - Second in command under Chef Frédéric Gernez at Yves Thuriès, in Cordes-sur-ciel (81).
  • 1994 - Pastry Chef at Fouquet's, Paris in France.
  • 1996 - Pastry Chef at Brigant(a caterer), now owned by Dalloyau.
  • 1999 - Sous Chef, then Pastry Chef at Potel et Chabot à Paris.
  • Contest

  • 1991 - 5th in the Charles Proust Junior Contest.
  • 1993 - 4th in the Charles Proust Contest and Prize for Outstanding Taste.
  • 1994 - 3rd in the Mandarine Napoléon Contest and Prize for Outstanding Taste.
  • 2008 - Is selected to be part of the French Team for the World Pastry Cup 2009.
  • 2009 - World Pastry Champion with the French Team, also made up of Jérôme de Oliveira (captain) and Jérôme Langillier.
  • References

    Marc Rivière (pastry chef) Wikipedia

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