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Jacquy Pfeiffer & Scott Samuel - Seasonal South of France Inspired Desserts

About this Event

Chef Jacquy returns to his native France after 40 years of traveling around the world.
He is rediscovering his country and the fresh products at outdoor markets in the south west such as in Revel, France. This market has been going on every Saturday since the year 1342.

In this live event Chef Jacquy works in his temporary tiny kitchen and creates simple seasonal desserts with these products while using Rouxbe Pastry Courses recipes.

About Jacquy Pfeiffer & Scott Samuel

Seasonal South of France Inspired Desserts

Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer’s exceptional career began with an apprenticeship in Alsace at the famous Jean Clauss Pâtisserie. Following his apprenticeship in Strasbourg, Pfeiffer established himself as a leading figure in the art of pastry, working with some world-renowned families and establishments. Some of these include the Royal Family in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; the Sultan of Brunei; the Hyatt Regency, Hong Kong; a prestigious pastry shop in Palo Alto, California; and the Fairmont and Sheraton hotels in Chicago, Illinois. These experiences led Chef Pfeiffer to teach and consult in numerous of the most prominent properties and companies worldwide, such as the Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the Atlantis Hotel in the Bahamas, and the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

In 1995, Jacquy Pfeiffer, along with Sébastien Canonne, founded The French Pastry School, where their team is devoted to imparting excellence. Today, The French Pastry School is considered one of the leading pastry institutions in the world.

Spanning nearly 30 years, Chef Scott Samuel’s distinguished culinary career has included leadership roles in culinary innovation, instruction, operations, and program development. Before joining Rouxbe as the Vice President of Culinary, Scott served as the Director of Culinary Innovation for Zipongo; a digital health company focused on making it easier to eat well. Prior to Zipongo, Scott worked with The Culinary Institute of America as the Executive Chef of the college’s Strategic Initiatives Group and as an instructor in the culinary arts degree program, where he coordinated the food operations for the culinary college’s industry leadership conferences, including Menus of Change, in partnership with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Scott earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Administration from Washington State University and spent a summer studying at the Cesar Ritz Institute of Hotel Management in Switzerland.