Pastry and Chocolate Walk

Sweet delights and pastry chefs in Paris Region

At the top of their game, the outstanding pastry chefs rival one another with their creativity!
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Crispy chocolate breads, melting macaroons, soft cakes … In Paris and throughout the region, pastry is constantly being reinvented. Here is our selection of famous pastry chefs to transform your winter into a sweet gourmet break.

Cédric Grolet, the sweet genius

It’s no surprise that outrageously talented wonder chef Cédric Grolet has been named the 2018 World’s Best Pastry Chef.

Stop by his pastry laboratory and boutique with its minimalist design to admire his trompe l’œil cakes, perfect expressions of the chef’s bold artistic vision.

If you like traditional pastries and cakes, head for Cédric Grollet’s shop in Opéra

Cédric Grolet Galette des Rois 2021 Le Meurice Paris
Cédric Grolet - La pâtisserie du Meurice

Christophe Michalak’s pop culture

Christophe Michalak, the rock star of French pastry, awaits you in the heart of Paris in his shops in the Marais and Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Enjoy innovative and uninhibited pastries, such as his salted butter nun and his “kosmik” chocolate mousse.

Supercharged delicacies!

Christophe Michalak, bûche Noël
Christophe Michalak

Mori Yoshida’s Japanese treats

Mori Yoshida has chosen a spot just a stone’s throw from Les Invalides to open his pastry shop, where the winner of the Japanese version of “ the Great British Bake Off cookery show “ presents his successful blend of French tradition and Japanese sophistication.

Let yourself be tempted by a lemon-flavoured Paris-Brest, a banana turnover, a Japanese strawberry cream for a perfect balance between East and West.

Pâtisserie MORI YOSHIDA
Mori Yoshida

Philippe Conticini all about sweet emotions

Philippe Conticini opened his first Gâteaux d’émotions shop in Japan and now there is a second in the heart of Paris.

It offers a delicious selection of cakes, pastries, fruit tartlets and other desserts inspired by his many travels, with a focus on seasonality and flavours.

Maison Philippe Conticini

A walking tour of sweet treats

Enjoy a journey of discovery through the delicious world of pastries and chocolates with Meeting the French, in the legendary Saint-Germain-des-Prés district.

Here you’ll find the latest in sweet delicacies, created by highly skilled pastry chefs and unanimously acclaimed by the food press.

Balade Pâtisseries et Chocolats

Our selection

Cédric Grolet Galette des Rois 2021 Le Meurice Paris
Cédric Grolet - La pâtisserie du Meurice
Gastronomy
Good news! Cédric Grolet's shop at the famous Parisian palace, Le Meurice, offers his pastries to take away.
Christophe Michalak, bûche Noël
Christophe Michalak
Gastronomy
Christophe Michalak, the “rock star” of French pastry, needs no introduction. His creations are still reinventing the gourmet experience.
Pâtisserie MORI YOSHIDA
Mori Yoshida
Gastronomy
When a Japanese talent converts to French pastry, the result is bound to be good. As proof: Morihide Yoshida, whose creations overshadow the nearby Invalides dome.
Maison Philippe Conticini
Philippe Conticini - Gâteaux d'émotions
Gastronomy
Gâteaux d’émotions – or “cakes of emotions”: The name says it all. Here, every bite leads to emotional stirrings and delight within. Only a great pastry chef like Philippe Conticini could take up such a challenge!
Guide et vitrine de pâtisseries
Meeting the French
Strolls
Immerse yourself in the intimate and authentic Paris with the guided tours proposed by Meeting the French for a trip to the homes of famous fashion designers, jewellers, pastry chefs and even behind the scenes of monuments.

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