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Bakery and patisserie chain Paul names new marketing director

French bakery and patisserie chain Paul has appointed Kathryn Pretzel-Shiels as marketing director of its UK and US operations. 

New éclair range from Brioche Pasquier

The latest éclair offerings from French bakery and patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier “bear little resemblance to the rather weighty anglicised versions”, according to the company.

Brioche Pasquier turns its desserts into petits fours

Brioche Pasquier has turned some of its popular dessert recipes into petits fours, so that diners can enjoy a bite-size taste of all their favourites.

GALLERY: architectural pastry by Dinara Kasko

Dinara Kasko is an architectural pastry chef from Ukraine. We’ve compiled a gallery of some of her amazing (and edible) works of art.

VIDEO: UK triumphs at Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie

The UK pastry team won the Best Sugar Piece prize and placed eighth overall at the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie - and British Baker was there to watch the action unfold.

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GALLERY: Day one of the Finale Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie

The UK Pastry Team competed in day one of the finals of the biannual Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie in Lyon, France – and British Baker was there to watch the action unfold.

VIDEO: Meet the UK Pastry Team

British Baker caught up with the UK Pastry Team ahead of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie – that’s the pastry world cup to you and I – and they might just win it!

Sainsbury’s revamps patisserie counters

Major retailer Sainsbury’s has unveiled an overhaul of its patisserie counters as it looks to tap into the success of the Great British Bake Off (GBBO).

Patisserie Valerie CEO aims for 20-strong Irish estate

High-street bakery Patisserie Valerie (PV) has set itself the target of building a 20-strong estate across Ireland, according to its chief executive Paul May.

Aubaine confirms new opening date

The French brasserie, patisserie and boulangerie Aubaine will launch its first Aubaine Deli in London’s Covent Garden on 22 August. 

Italian patisserie and prosecco bar opened in Wales

Welsh capital Cardiff has seen the arrival of its first Italian patisserie and prosecco bar, Nine Yards.

New patisserie lines for Coup de Pates

Foodservice supplier Coup de Pates unveiled two new patisserie lines at the Taste of London food festival.

Dawn launches new fillings

Bakery ingredients producer Dawn Foods has launched three ready-to-use cream fillings, ideal for layering, filling or topping patisserie, desserts, doughnuts, cakes and muffins.

Patisserie Valerie expands into Doncaster

Patisserie Valerie (PV) is to open its 119th outlet at the Frenchgate Shopping Centre, Doncaster as it continues a rapid expansion.  

New patisserie for Ainsdale

A new patisserie and macaron maker has opened in Ainsdale, Merseyside offering a range of homemade chocolates and pastries.

New competition from Patisserie Valerie

High street bakery Patisserie Valerie has launched the #MyValerieGateau competition, which will see the public design the company’s next gateau. 

5 things to learn from Patisserie Holdings

Patisserie Holdings, which owns the high street bakery chain, released its results today. We take a closer look at what they mean for Patisserie Valerie. 

Patisserie Holdings ebitda up 21.3%

Patisserie Holdings, owner of high street bakery Patisserie Valerie, saw ebitda increase 21.3% to £10.6m, and revenue grow 14% to £50m, up from £43.7m in the first half of the last financial year.

Sneak Peek: Lily Vanilli patisserie at Fortnum & Mason

Lily Vanilli last week unveiled her new range of patisserie with premium food retailer Fortnum & Mason.

Baker & Spice launches first gluten-free range

Patisserie Holdings-owned Baker & Spice will launch its own gluten-free range this week, and has grand expansion plans.

Lily Vanilli launches Fortnum & Mason collaboration

Lily Jones, aka Lily Vanilli, has entered into a permanent partnership with premium London food retailer Fortnum & Mason.

New patisserie course from Mark Bennett

Award-winning Dorset-based baker Mark Bennett is to run a patisserie course in May, following the success of Bakery Excellent, and Bake French last year.

Patisserie Holding’s Luke Johnson backs Brexit

The Vote Leave campaign group has published a list of 250 business leaders whom it says support Britain leaving the EU, including Luke Johnson, chairman of Patisserie Holdings.

Michel Roux Jr

This week British Baker met Michel Roux Jr – two-star Michelin chef, TV star, and, as we discovered, passionate baker.

New London food-to-go bakery

Mighty Restaurants, which also owns Aubaine, the London-based restaurant and patisserie concept, is to launch a new fast-casual concept called Bake! according to M&C Allegra Foodservice.

Stephen Hargreaves, chief executive of Cranleigh
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New patisserie and Champagne bar in the Lake District

A brand new patisserie and Champagne concept, The Fizzy Tarté, will open in Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District next month.

Greggs and Patisserie Valerie to open in Belfast

High street bakery chain Greggs is planning a third stand-alone store in Belfast, while high street patisserie and cake shop, Patisserie Valerie (PV), will make its Northern Irish debut a few doors away.

Nick Young, new UK chief executive of Aubaine
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Aubaine announces new UK chief executive

Aubaine, the London-based restaurant and patisserie concept, has appointed Nick Young as its new UK chief executive.

New patisserie cartons for bakers

LINPAC and Graphic Packaging have collaborated to design a premium range of patisserie cartons. 

Patisserie Mark Bennett runs charity bake off

Tim Mann, head chef of Patisserie Mark Bennett in Poole, Dorset has judged a charity bake-off in aid of Poole Housing Partnership’ s (PHP’s) Creative Arts for Dementia.

Patisserie Valerie launches Gloriously Gluten Free range

High street patisserie and cake shop Patisserie Valerie has launched a new gluten-free range, which will be available from 18 January.

Another record year for Patisserie Holdings

Patisserie Holdings, the company behind a host of high street chains, has delivered another “record” year after its underlying profit increased by 22% to £18.8m.

10 patisseries YOU must visit

With Marc Patisserie opening in Selfridges, British Baker looks at 10 other great patisseries located throughout the UK to inspire you.

Marc Patisserie launches in London

A high end patisserie – the brainchild of a team behind a duo of two Michelin-starred restaurants – has opened in Selfridges in London.

Key consumer trends were revealed at Taste Tomorrow London
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Global study identifies key bakery trends

A global study for Belgian ingredients manufacturer Puratos has unveiled key trends in the baking, patisserie and chocolate markets.

Mikael Bougault
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Ask the Expert: GBBO does patisserie

Featherweight sponges, airy creams and crisp pastry – it could only be Pâtisserie Week on The Great British Bake Off.

Patisserie Holdings sell shares

Patisserie Holdings, owner of Patisserie Valerie, has raised a combined total of £15m after the directors sold 4.8 million shares.

Patisserie Valerie, bakery, cakes
Patisserie Valerie has seen financial growth in the past six months
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Ebitda up 23% at Patisserie Holdings

Underlying profit increased by 23.1% to £8.7m at Patisserie Holdings in the six months to 31 March 2015.

Eclairs
Some of the eclairs on offer at Maître Choux
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Three-Michelin starred pastry chef opens London patisserie

Specialist patisserie Maître Choux has opened today in South Kensington, London. 

Eric Lanlard: sets sail on Britannia this week

Patissier Lanlard sets sail on Britannia

Master patissier Eric Lanlard will this week man his café aboard cruise ship The Britannia as he closes in on a site in Dubai. 

Paul UK
Paul UK confirms Newbury opening
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Paul reveals site of second regional outlet

Artisan bakery chain Paul UK has confirmed Newbury as the site of its second regional opening. 

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Le Cordon Bleu London attracts males to bakery courses
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Le Cordon Bleu patisserie courses attract more men

Renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu London has noted a dramatic rise in the number of men applying for patisserie courses year on year. 

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The new site on Oxford high street
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Paul UK opens first site outside the capital

French artisan bakery Paul UK is to open its first shop outside London, as the beginning of a brand roll-out.

Warrens Bakery
Warrens Bakery launches winter range
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Warrens Bakery launches sweet autumnal line

Cornish bakery Warrens Bakery has launched a range of sweet products with the approach of winter in mind. 

Eric Lanlard
Lanlard: more cafe sites look likely
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TV baker Eric Lanlard eyes new sites for Cake Boy café

Master French patissier and TV star Eric Lanlard is in talks to open more cafés in London and abroad.

Paul UK updates telecoms estate as business grows

Paul UK, the French family bakery and patisserie, has chosen Olive Communications to manage its mobile telecoms estate. 

Companies join forces for American Sweet Bakery Week

California Raisins has teamed up with Dawn Foods to make a splash with its National American Sweet Bakery Week (1 to 7 July).

Waitrose lists ITV viewer’s ‘cherubs’

Waitrose has introduced a new item to its patisserie counters, designed by an ITV viewer.

Indulgence Patisserie completes second desserts manufacturing site

Desserts manufacturer Indulgence Patisserie has completed the construction of a second manufacturing facility in Colchester.

Ca’puccino reveals UK expansion plans

Italian café company Ca’puccino is planning to open its sixth UK outlet in November this year, with a seventh planned for early 2015, according to its COO.

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