CONTINENTAL SELECTION 
| Posted March 27, 2018
LUIS ROBLEDO - INTERVIEW
Continental Selection


Luis ROBLEDO

Honorary President of the Copa Maya




Luis Robledo has more than 18 years of experience as a pastry chef and is the owner and creator of Tout Chocolat, a chocolate shop that specializes in high quality products including chocolates, bars, pastries, ice cream and various other confectionery.

His professional career: Daniel Boulud New York, Le Cirque New York, Four Seasons Hotel New York, Chocolate Academy Mexico, Tout Chocolat Mexico City

 


What is the cake of your childhood ...?

The Pithiviers cake. The Pithiviers is a traditional French cake that is based on the almond cream that is made in the French village of Pithiviers.
The puff pastry from Pithiviers is the most famous. It is similar to the cake of the twelfth night (galette des Rois) that can be found in the north of France.

Today, what is the biggest challenge of your work?

Maintain high quality due to the production volume we have.

What do you think about the "health" aspect in bakery and pastry?

These are trends that are just beginning to become global. I think the impact is already very large and will grow more and more. No doubt an opportunity to grow the business in that direction. I think there is a worldwide tendency to consume less sugar but this opens the doors to explore the alternative pastry and this causes a significant growth in my country in this segment.


 

 

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