Eric Lanlard, Master Pâtissier has earned himself an international reputation for superlative baked creations for an impressive A-list clientele. He is according to Vanity Fair magazine – one of the best patissiers in the world.
Having trained in France, Eric moved to London where aged 22 he became head pastry chef for Albert and Michel Roux. He stayed there for five years before launching his own business, Cake Boy, a destination café, cake emporium and cookery school based in London.
Eric’s skills and talent have turned him into a ‘much in demand’ baking global ambassador and he creates afternoon teas for luxury hotel and travel brands worldwide.
Eric is an experienced TV presenter, and has presented four baking series’ for Channel 4’s Glamour Puds and Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard. He is a regular contributor and guest on some of the UK’s most loved TV food shows including The Great British Bake Off and Masterchef the Professionals.
He is author of 8 books including Master Cakes (Hamlyn), Home Bake, Tart It Up! and Chocolat (Mitchell Beazley) and co-author of Cox Cookies & Cake (Mitchell Beazley).
Eric’s latest book, Afternoon Tea it out now. (Mitchell Beazley).