Chef Simon Herfray is a French pastry chef and the owner of Atelier Sucre. He graduated in 2006 with a Masters Degree in Pastry and Bakery in Vendée, France. He then worked in London, UK, and Brisbane, Australia, for world-class restaurants. In 2009, Chef Simon Herfray entered New York City's pastry scene as the new Executive Pastry Chef of Falai LLC. He then moved on to Café M, a cozy pastry and coffee shop by the Empire State Building in Manhattan. Soon after he crossed the bridge to Downtown Brooklyn and continued to create unique and delicious desserts at sister restaurants, Bacchus and La Defense Bakery and Bistro. Chef Simon is excited to share his talents and expertise in French pastry and dessert making with the New York City community through his classes.