Benjamin is one of the rare Parisians who was actually born and raised in Paris. He studied management and economics at Dauphine University and graduated from the Sorbonne University. He also graduated in Jewish Studies at l’Alliance Israélite Universelle in Paris and at Paideia the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Stockholm, Sweden. Benjamin has been working as a tour guide for 7 years in Paris and specifically at the Shoah Memorial of Paris. He is also working as an expert in Judaica for an art auction in Paris. Benjamin had the opportunity to work abroad in several countries including The United-Kingdom, Belgium, India and Sweden but according to him Paris is a Par(ad)is(e) and he really likes sharing his passion and love for his city with others. Benjamin really likes history, antics, art, cinema and cooking.
Andres was born in the tropics, educated in the U.S. with BA in International business & marketing, worked for an US multinational company for few years as a food marketing brand manager before he began traveling around the world, learning languages, premaculture, thai-yoga massage & Asian cuisine. He ended up attending one of the top cuisine & pastry schools - L’ecole de gastronomie francaise FERRANDI & working his way up in high-end restaurants & hotels for the last 6 years in Paris. He became a freelancer in 2015 to work in his personal culinary projects & create diversity, he spends his days having different experiences such as teaching workshops of cuisine & pastry around Paris for the general public, working as a trilingual translator at the famous Cordon Bleu School for the professional bread-making & pastry programs, food-styling projects along different photographs for making & publishing beautiful culinary books. He loves walking around Paris, discovering new ingredients in outdoor markets, the latest pastry shop, the best sourdough bread, new cooking trends, and deeply wishes to share those experiences with visitors.
Frank earned his B.A. in Art History from U.C. Berkeley in 2008. His interest in art education led him to work in various museums in California including the deYoung Museum of San Francisco. After moving to Paris in 2012 he started a small cake pop-up project called, Cake Boy Paris, providing American style cakes to a few select cafes throughout the city. His passion for pastry makes him an ideal guide to share the sweet side of the City of Light.
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Marché d'Aligre and Various specialty wine shops
Various Chocolate and Pastry Shops in Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Various specialty food shops, Left Bank, and Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Marché d'Aligre, Various specialty shops around Marché d'Aligre, and Marché Beauvau
Various Chocolate and Pastry Shops in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Christmas Market, Marché Saint-Germain, and Left Bank