A master chocolate maker among France's 10 leading chocolate makers, Richard Sève is a specialist, and some would say a magician, when it comes to chocolate and an expert in French-style confectionary techniques. Don't miss the authentic praline tarts.
Richard SEVE was born in Lyon in 1968. After leaving secondary school he became an apprentice in one of the town's famous patisseries. Having come 1st in his year, he then went on to learn the ropes, training in renowned regional patisseries. In 1991, he obtained his master's certificate and the title of Master Confectioner and Chocolate Maker. In 2010 & 2011 in Paris he was awarded a prize that ranked him among the best chocolate makers in France.
Gaëlle was born in 1970 in Lyon. She was studying at Saint-Etienne's Art College when she met Richard SEVE. She went on to train in sales and wrapping techniques with a leading patisserie in Lyon.
In 2011 she enrolled at the EM LYON business school to prepare a Master's degree specialized in public administration and management in corporate strategy and development.
In 1991, they decide to buy a patisserie - chocolate shop together, a quality company established in 1905 and located in Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or near Lyon. This store had already proved its worth and know-how with original creations, such as Lyon's Véritable tarte aux pralines rouges*.
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