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Chocolate Éclair L’Éclair de Génie

L'éclair de génie

13 rue de l'Ancienne Comédie 75006 Paris

01 84 79 23 44

Fascinated by the pastry since the age of 16 years, Christophe Adam is a conqueror. He begins his apprenticeship in his native region, at Legrand in Quimper, then he proves himself in the workshop of the very famous "Gavroche" in London. There he develops an unbridled creativity. In 2001 he becomes a head pastry chef at Fauchon: at this moment his overflowing imagination allows him to get into the creation of eclairs with innovative flavors.

Having spent more than ten years within this prestigious establishment, he dedicates himself to the adventure of delirious eclairs which will inspire  him the brilliant idea to open stores around a single cake declined on all the tones.

The recipes of eclairs are changed 3 - 4 times a year to make discover new Grand Crus and various origins to the gourmet customers.

The current eclair is filled with a chocolate cream vintage Tainori 64 %, the glaze and the decor use the same chocolate for the balance of the taste.

In the chocolate decor which consists of dark chocolate sprinkles,   some powder of cocoa is added to enhance the bitterness of the taste.

As a result: a model of balance and length in mouth. To discover immediately.