Cream of the Crop: Taiwanese pastry chef to serve French president

Want China Times
Date: 2015-06-22

A 29-year-old Taiwanese pastry chef has received an offer to work at the Elysee Palace in Paris

Hsing Lun-yi, left. (Photo/Hsing Lun-yi)

Hsing Lun-yi, left. (Photo/Hsing Lun-yi)

next month after a month and a half internship there, the United Daily News reported Sunday.

Hsing Lun-yi, who returned to Taiwan for a brief visit recently to get engaged, will be the first Taiwanese ever to work at the official residence of France’s president, the Chinese-language newspaper said.

Hsing found his passion for desserts only after graduating from Nan Ying Vocation High School’s Department of Data Processing in Tainan.

He began working part-time at Taiwanese restaurants and then saved NT$1.5 million (US$48,750) on his own to pay for studies in France, the report said.     [FULL  STORY]

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