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Master pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, the central subject of Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker's hit documentary Kings of Pastry, offers an insider's perspective on France's prestigious Meilleur Ouvrier de France competition.
The impressive career of Chef Pfeiffer began with an apprenticeship in Alsace at the famous Jean Clauss Pâtisserie. Following his apprenticeship in Strasbourg, Pfeiffer went on to establish himself as a leading figure in the art of pastry working with some worldrenowned families and establishments. These experiences lead Chef Pfeiffer to teach and consult in numerous of the most prominent properties and companies worldwide, such as the Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts companies, the Atlantis Hotel in the Bahamas, and the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas. In 1995, Jacquy Pfeiffer along with Sébastien Canonne, founded The French Pastry School where their entire team is devoted to imparting excellence. Today, The French Pastry School is considered one of the leading pastry institutions in the world. Jacquy Pfeiffer is presently the Academic Dean for Student Affairs.
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