#56 Thibault Courtoisier, Winner of Bake Off, The Professionals, 2020


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In this episode – we talk to the inspirational Thibault Courtoisier, professional pastry chef and winner of Bake Off, The Professionals, 2020. After wowing the judges with his delicate and exquisitely produced patisserie items during the famous TV baking competition, Thibault broke free of his tradition – going vegan and launching a new plant based patisserie in his home city of Cardiff. Thibault is now leading the way in his industry – showing that the finest and most classic patisserie items can be made vegan – including his incredible range of Macarons. Helen and Faye’s chat Viva!’ Head of Communications, Faye Lewis, joins Helen to unravel some of the issues raised by Thibault, including how the professional chef industry is reacting to moves towards veganism and the challenges faced by being French and removing animal products from your diet. This podcast is sponsored by Beer 52 who are offering Viva! supporters a FREE case of eight vegan craft beers. That is eight craft beers, free from any animal products, sourced and curated from the best breweries on the planet for FREE! (excl. delivery). Go to beer52.com/veganviva to find out more. ABOUT OUR SHOW You can hear this show via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and on lots of other apps and websites. Spread the word! Don’t forget to share us on Facebook and Twitter! Get the latest episode every month, straight to your mobile device or computer. It’s automatic and completely free. Copyright owned by Viva! Bristol 2021. Not for re-use without our written agreement. All featured music and content used by permission. Produced by Helen Wilson for Viva!.

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