Chef Frederic Monti Shares Talents in Toronto, Canada

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Bringing both his impressive pastry skills and engaging personality to Toronto, Chef Frédéric Monti, corporate pastry chef for PreGel America and Cacao Barry Ambassador, showcased innovative techniques and classic flavor combinations to a full class. The February 18, 2015 PreGel 5-Star Pastry Ambassador demonstration was organized in partnership with Cacao Barry, bringing local Toronto pastry… Read more »

PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series®: Patisserie of Chef Ramon Morato

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Pastry Chef Ramon Morato of Aula Chocovic returned to PreGel AMERICA’s Professional Training Center on July 28-30, 2014 for his second PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® seminar. Over 20 industry professionals attended the three-day seminar, including notable chefs such as Eric Kalaboke, executive pastry chef at St. Regis New York, Keegan Gerhard, owner of D Bar… Read more »

Spring Into PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series 2014 Seminars

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The world’s finest culinary talent to the 2014 PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series® lineup starts this spring. The series provides an opportunity for established culinary professionals to sharpen and increase their skills in the arts of pastry, chocolate, showpieces and plated desserts at PreGel’s state-of-the-art Professional Training Center in Charlotte, NC. The PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series®… Read more »

Chef’s Nest: PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series Announces 2014 Seminars

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PreGel AMERICA announced the return of some of the world’s finest culinary talent to the 2014 PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series line up.The series provides an opportunity for established culinary professionals to sharpen and increase their skills in the arts of pastry, chocolate, showpieces and plated desser ts at PreGel’s state-of-the-ar t Professional Training Center in… Read more »

Chef’s Nest: Recap: The Art and Technology of Sugar Showpieces with Chef Johann Martin

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On May 6-8, 2013, Chef Johann Martin conducted his debut PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series™ seminar at PreGel AMERICA’S Professional Training Center in Concord, NC. Chef Martin, who is an instructor at Ecole Gastronomique Bellouet Conseil in Paris, France, inspired attendees with breathtaking sugar showpieces during his seminar The Art and Technology of Sugar Showpieces. Attendees… Read more »

Chef’s Nest: The Fine Art of Boutique-Style Pastries and Petit Fours with Chef Frederic Hawecker

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Chef Frederic Hawecker conducted his first 5-Star Pastry SeriesTM seminar at PreGel AMERICA’s Professional Training Center on February 19-21, 2013. Chef Hawecker inspired attendees with unique flavor combinations resulting in a stunning buffet. Step-by-step, Chef Hawecker explained and demonstrated the techniques needed to create each component in his recipes. During the demo, individual students were… Read more »

Chef’s Nest: Top Culinary Talent Joins PreGel’s 5-Star Pastry Series in 2013

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Some of the world’s finest culinary talent will join the 5-Star Pastry Series 2013 line-up. The series provides an opportunity for established culinary professionals to sharpen and increase their skills in the art of pastry at PreGel’s state-of-the-art Professional Training Center in Concord, NC. “The line-up of international chefs for 2013’s 5-Star Pastry Series is… Read more »

Chef’s Nest: PreGel America and Cacao Barry Joint Demonstration with Two Top Pastry Chefs

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Local Los Angeles pastry chefs and industry professionals gained insight into the talented minds of Chefs Ramon Perez and Jerome Landrieu at a recent joint demonstration presented by PreGel AMERICA and Cacao Barry. The event was held at Bakon USA in Torrence, CA, and featured some of today’s most innovative techniques, products, and recipes in… Read more »

Chef’s Nest: 5-Star Pastry Ambassador Chef Frederic Monti Shares His Talents with Houston

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Bringing both his impressive pastry skills and engaging personality to Sunbelt Imports in Houston, TX, Chef Frederic Monti, corporate pastry chef for PreGel AMERICA, showcased some innovative techniques on classic flavor combinations in pastry during his 5-Star Ambassador demonstration on April 3, 2012. Local Houston pastry chefs and business owners enjoyed the two-hour demonstration, where… Read more »

Tree Talk: Getting to Know PreGel AMERICA’s 5-Star Pastry Ambassador Program

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In 2011, PreGel AMERICA hosted four 5-Star Pastry Ambassador demonstrations in select cities including: • New York, NY, featuring Ron Paprocki, executive pastry chef of Gordon Ramsey at The London, and Jerome Landrieu, director of the Chicago Chocolate Academy • San Francisco, CA, featuring Michael Gillet, executive pastry chef of Valley View Casino • Washington,… Read more »