Heir to four generations of Alsatian bakery and pastry-making tradition, Pierre Hermé began his career at the age of 14 as an apprentice to Gaston Lenôtre. He had worked in Fauchon and Ladurée. He started his own first pastry boutique in Tokyo in 1998, followed in 2001 in Paris, the company has been expanding strongly in the world.
The goal of Pierre Hermé was to create a luxury brand in the pastry field. He wanted to provide an experience for clients. His inspiration comes from many different sources. With his original approach to the profession of a pastry chef, he revolutionizes even the most firmly entrenched traditions.