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 pâtissiers in the world.
Having trained in France to great acclaim, Eric moved to London aged 22 to work for Albert and Michel Roux becoming Head Pastry Chef within two years. In 1995 Eric established his own wholesale patisserie, leading to the opening of Cake Boy, a destination café, cake emporium and cookery school based in South West London.
Eric’s skills and talent have turned him into a ‘much in demand’ global baking ambassador and he creates bespoke afternoon teas for an award winning luxury cruise line, hotels and travel brands worldwide.
Eric is an experienced TV presenter, and has presented four baking series for Channel 4, including 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 Home Bake and Afternoon Tea – all published by Mitchell Beazley.