Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is delighted to announce the appointment of Executive Pastry Chef Christophe Sapy to the hotel’s award-winning culinary team. Chef Sapy will oversee a team of 40 to ensure confectionery excellence for The Mandarin Cake Shop as well as the other dining outlets, room service, banquets, and offsite catering events.
The French native is a classically trained pastry chef with experience in working at first-class restaurants and hotels. Most recently, he was the mastermind of the pastry team at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok serving the most distinguished guests including the royal family of Thailand. Before coming to Asia in 2016, Chef Sapy played a pivotal role as an Executive Pastry Chef for more than a decade at some of the leading luxury hotels in the United Arab Emirates, such as St. Regis, Shangri-la and Le Meridien. Prior to that, he has worked alongside renowned Chef Régis Marcon and Chef Michel Troisgros at their three-Michelin-starred restaurants in France.
“Pâtisserie is an art form that is always evolving and has allowed me to really push the creative envelope. I believe in reinventing classic methods by adding my own personal contemporary adaptation to offer guests memorable sweet encounters,” says Chef Sapy. “My passion for pastry has given me so many wonderful experiences and now I’m honoured to be a part of this legendary hotel.”