Blois Culinary specialities

Tea Time with Eric Saguez

Eric Saguez, a former pastry cook at the Ritz and Meilleur Ouvrier de France, opened his patisserie in Blois in 1994. The one on the right is called Oasis but Jean Michel can’t remember the one on the left! The title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France, which roughly means “best tradesman in France”, is awarded in each trade  or craft category every four years to the winner of a competition during which the candidates are given basic materials to produce a chef d’oeuvre wiithin a stipulated time. It was instigated in 1924.
Ancien chef pâtissier du Ritz et Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Eric Saguez s’est installé au cœur de Blois en 1994. Le gâteau à droite s’appelle Oasis mais Jean Michel ne se rappelle pas le nom de celui à gauche. Le titre de Meilleur Ouvrier de France est décerné par catégorie de métiers dans un concours entre professionnels tous les quatre ans. Les candidats disposent d’un temps donné et de matériaux de base pour réaliser un chef-d’œuvre. 2323

4 replies on “Tea Time with Eric Saguez”

@William @Helen – Unfortunately, I think Eric Saguez is an artist rather than a good pastry cook..There were too many different tastes thrown in together.
@Stuart – Bigot is much better!

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