Arnaud Lahrer France
has been called the “Star of Montmartre,” and one look through the
window of his superb shop on Rue Caulaincourt in Paris leaves no
doubt as to why. Awarded the distinction of Meilleur Ouvrier de
France in 2007, Larher, still in his early thirties, worked at
Dalloyau and Fauchon with Pierre Hermé before opening his own store
together with his wife. His boutique attracts chocolate fans from
around the world.
Some of his notable achievements include:
1991, awarded the prestigious French master title of “Meilleur Ouvrier de France”
1993, awarded gold medal, “Jean-Louis Berthelot”
1994, awarded Gold medal at the “Charles Proust Junior” competition
1994, won the gold medal “Duhamel"
1995, Finalist at the "“Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie" in Lyon, France
2000, was named Best Pastry Chef by the Guide Champérard & pastry confederation
2002, member of “Relais desserts international”
2004, awarded first price for best praline at the Salon Du Chocolat in Paris, France
2005, award second place for the best praline at the Salon Du Chocolat in Paris, France
2007, was named best “Ouvrier de France de Pâtisserie "
2005, attributed membership of the Amabilia club, prestigious French club for renowned Pastry Chefs , founded by the Christphe Michalak the most renowned pastry chefs in the profession
2005, awarded "4 tablettes" by the prestigious French chocolate club; “ Club des croqueurs de Chocolat"