Dominique Ansel to open London bakery

20 January, 2016

Dominique Ansel. Credit Thomas Schauer

The pastry chef who invented the Cronut and is best known for his Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York, is now bringing the concept to the UK.

The internationaly-renowned French pastry chef announced yesterday that he will be opening a bakery in London this year.

Legally the word Cronut (a hybrid between a croissant and a donut), has a pending global trademark filed by The Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York, so technically you cannot buy them anywhere else – until now.

One of Chef Dominique's famous Cronuts

Ansel said of the decision to set up in London: “Growing up so close to London [near Paris], I never had a chance to visit until I was much older and immediately fell in love with the blend of cultures and the spirit of the place.

“I’m so grateful at the chance to share a little of what I do with you all. We're looking for new culinary talent to join our team and to learn a great deal on our journey. Stay tuned, and we can’t wait to meet everyone and do our best for you.”





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