A Sweet Arrival at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens

By Journey to Greece on August 8, 2016

Discover the new & fresh dessert menu created by the awarded French Pastry Chef Arnaud Larher.

La Tarte Tatin by Arnaud Larher at Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

Hotel Grande Bretagne started a collaboration with famous French Pastry Chef Arnaud Larher and presents a unique dessert menu.

Tiramisu du Chef by Arnaud Larher at Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

Chef Larher, developed a passion for the art of pâtisserie from early on. From his early childhood he was fascinated with the idea of experimenting with raw ingredients to produce his own unique pastry creations. He has earned a number of the highest professional distinctions, one being elected one of France’s best pastry chefs by France’s respected Champérard Guide at the age of 28.

Portrait picture of Arnaud Larher Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

Arnaud Larher has been awarded the title ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’ (Best Craftsman in France), the most important distinction of the country. And as Arnaud says, “winning the title ‘Meilleur Ouvrier de France’ gave me wonderful recognition and still motivates me every day to push and better myself, feeding my hunger for progress and ultimately aiming at perfection.”

The team at the Hotel Grande Bretagne and Arnaud worked together on creating unique signature desserts for each season. This collaboration is an opportunity to express Arnaud’s creativity and passion in a unique environment, at the best hotel of Athens, and offer his pastry delicacies to the local Greek audience and the hotel guests. As he says, “this is a new challenge.”

Expression Chocolat by Arnaud Larher at Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

The “Sweet Arrival” desserts are available at the Winter Garden City Lounge and the GB Roof Garden Restaurant of Hotel Grande Bretagne, as well as at the Tudor Hall Restaurant of King George Hotel.

La Charlotte Menthe Fraise by Arnaud Larher at Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens

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