Chef Julien Perrinet

Born and Raise in Concarneau, a small city in Brittany (west of France). Julien grow up in a traditional family with good values. The last born of 3 boys, his childhood has been stable and sweet.

Several rich experiences led him to be in charge of all the cakes & bread production at the iconic Park Hyatt Tokyo, since December 2020.

Learning from the best

His passion for cooking started early. Making cakes and sweet with my mum to celebrate any occasions was always the priority. At 12 years old, Julien announced to my parents that he wanted to become a pastry chef. They always have been very supportive and so he eventually integrate the Pastry school few years later. After 4 years spent in the famous St Joseph culinary school in Concarneau,

Julien left his hometown to Paris, to learn from the best. This is when he joined chef Bernard Ganachaud‘s team (M.O.F) in Vincennes in 2001.

Discovering the world

After quit a few overseas experiences rich in encounters (Canada, Qatar, Maldives, China…), his path brought Julien to Singapore where he took part of the opening of two restaurants “Joel Robuchon” in Sentosa. These establishments have been awarded respectively 2 and 3 Michelin stars. 

Hyatt, my new family

Julien joined the Hyatt family in 2015, as Executive pastry chef of the Grand Hyatt Taipei for almost 6 years. Julien is still part of the family as he integrated the iconic Park Hyatt Tokyo after his Taipei’s experience.

With a team of 42, he was in charge of 7 restaurants, a cake shop (Baguette) plus very large and busy banqueting operations, creating giant cakes, giant macarons pyramid, amazing buffets and creative fashionable canapes (for brands like LV, Chanel, Moschino, Fendi, Dior, Hermes, Rolex, IWC, BMW…)

Some awards

Taiwan best chocolate cake
(2018 and 2020)
Mother’s Day competition organized by the Taiwanese media Appledaily.

The Best Chef Awards
(2019) link
Selected in one of the best 400 pastry chef in the world by “the best chef Awards”.

Ambassador chef
Les Vergers Boiron famous french brand providing frozen fruit and vegetable purees, coulis, semi-candied fruits and fruits in pieces.
Prova Gourmet a 70 years old company which has been seeking out and selecting the most precious vanillas.

Coupe du monde de patisserie (World cup pastry competition)
(2019) link
Taiwan national pastry team finished 10th on 28 national team which took place in Lyon (France).

Asia pastry week
(2018) link
3rd place in the chocolate C3 Valrhona Chefs Competition, qualification for WPC with the 5th place in the Asian Pastry Cup (Taiwan team).