CHOCOLATIER, STÉPHANE LESAINT
Stéphane Lesaint is trained in the art of French pastry and chocolate by MOF’s (Meilleur Ouvrier de France), a title awarded to the best pastry chefs in France. A graduate of Chicago’s French Pastry School, Lesaint has honed his craft in Paris, Hong Kong, and New York. He specializes in gourmet dark chocolate confections, emphasizing high-quality ingredients, intense ﬂavors, and minimal sugar.
FRENCH FAMILY TRADITION
Born and raised in France, Lesaint grew up in a home that truly loved food. His father was an award-winning Charcutier, a creator of patés and galantines. Classic cooking and baking were a daily affair and life centered around the perfect meal made with the freshest ingredients from local farms and the Marchè. This early inspiration formed the basis of his future career.