Amaury Guichon is a pastry chef who is Swiss and French. His pastry creations and chocolate masterpieces are well-known. He's also a prominent social media celebrity with a sizable fan base on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. Since he was a child, Amaury Guichon has been dedicated to his career as a chef. However, he was initially uninterested in pastries. Guichon began his career at the age of 14 when he moved to France to study at the prestigious L'École Hôtelière Savoie Léman. He initially focused on learning the skills he would need as a savory chef who created hot cuisine and dishes.
Guichon was born on 15 March 1991 and was brought up near the France-Switzerland border near Geneva. He began his culinary studies at the École Hôtelière Savoie Leman in Thonon-les-Bains when he was 14 years old, competing in local contests. A stint at the Wolfisberg bakery in Geneva helped him perfect his pastry skills.
Guichon has also won several accolades. He won the Apprentice Chocolate Showpiece Contest in 2007 - 2009, the Délices de la Méditerranée in 2012, he won best apprentice on Medalla de Oro in 2010 and came 3rd in the Qui Sera le Prochain Grand Pâtissier? in 2013.
|Name (User Name)||Amaury Guichon @amauryguichon|
|DOB (Age)||15 March 1991 (31 years)|
|Followers/Likes||YouTube: 440K subscribers Instagram: 8,535,664 followers TikTok: 10,400,000 fans|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Guichon was hired to run the Lenôtre boutique and school back in Cannes after completing his training. He later returned to Paris to work as an executive pastry chef at the Hugo & Victor patisserie and chocolate shop where he reached the level of executive chef by the age of 21. Guichon relocated to the United States in 2014 after being invited to work at Jean-Philippe Maury's Patisserie in Las Vegas, which has locations at the Aria Resort, the Casino and the Bellagio. Guichon worked as a private consultant and taught masterclasses, eventually co-founding the Pastry Academy in Las Vegas with Belgian chef Michel Ernots in 2019. Following his success as a pastry chef, Guichon started posting videos of his process of making desserts on social media. His first video was uploaded on TikTok, which helped him gain fame.
Currently, he has 10.4 million fans on TikTok with over 179 million likes. He also posts his videos on Instagram, where he has 8.5 million followers and 231,276 average likes, which puts his engagement rate at around 3%, according to SocialBlade. Guichon created his YouTube channel in 2013 but started uploading videos on it only after his fame on TikTok. He currently has 441,000 subscribers with over 50 million views. On his channel, Guichon posts extended versions of his TikTok videos. The Art of Flavor, Guichon's first dessert cookbook, was released on December 13, 2018. Guichon also hosted School of Chocolate on Netflix in August 2021, a competition in which contestants build chocolate sculptures, with Guichon mentoring them and judging the final product. The eight-episode reality series premiered in November 2021 around the world on the platform.
Guichon has a net worth of $5 million according to Forbes as of June 2022. His work with many restaurants, his massive fan following on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram as well as his upcoming show on Netflix have all helped him achieve such a huge wealth.
Guichon was born to a Swiss mother and a French father. He grew up on the Haute-Savoie–Romandy border near Geneva. He has an older brother. He married Fiona Bergson in 2020, who manages Guichon and works as a freelance photographer.
Guichon has started teaching the specifics of pastry making. The name of his academy is ‘The Pastry Academy by Amaury Guichon’. Enrollment in the academy is done on the basis of an entrance exam, and one can apply for that on the website of the academy.
Guuichon in this mesmerizing clip shows how he made a lion sculpture out of milk and dark chocolate.
Guichon makes a giant giraffe out of chocolate in this TikTok and paints it as well.
Guichon makes a dumbbell out of chocolate in this clip in honour of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s birthday.
This chocolate sculpture is made to look like the legendary Excalibur sword in this clip by Guichon.
Guichon makes a chocolate locket in the shape of a heart as a Valentine’s gift in this TikTok.
No. While the academy teaches individuals everything they need to know about making desserts, they do not sell the food that is made by the students.
No, there is no dessert business owned by Amaury Guichon. The delectable sweets cooked at his Pastry Academy are not for sale, according to his personal website. It also mentions that the pastry chef extraordinaire does not sell any of his other miraculous creations.
Amaury's wife, Fiona Bergson, is a Canadian native. As the owner of Imperial Tattoo Connexion in Montreal, she has a long list of accomplishments. Fiona, who is also a freelance photographer, frequently captures images of Amaury making chocolate. She is the head of worldwide operations at the Amaury Guichon Pastry Academy in Las Vegas, which means that she is his boss. She's also the chef's manager.