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Mr Julien Boutonnet

Julien Boutonnet is a Senior Lecturer Practical Arts teaching pastry and candy making courses at EHL. He earned France’s top distinction, the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF) award for pastry and candymaking in 2015. His passion for pastries earned him numerous awards: Runner-up as best apprentice in France (2000), the Pascal Caffet award (2004), European Championships of Sugar runner-up (2005) and the Charles Proust award (2006). Throughout his career, Julien has worked in top-notch establishments. After his apprenticeship in the Dordogne region of France, he earned a technical degree in pastry making at the Luc Guillet school (Relais Dessert International) in Romans-sur-Isère. In 2003, he joined the Pascal Caffet team in Troyes (France) as a pastry assistant. The following year, he took an assistant job at ENSP, France’s national pastry school in Yssingeaux. He moved to Switzerland for the opening of the Four Seasons hotel in Geneva and spent the next eight years working alongside Olivier Bajard as head of production. He joined the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in November 2015.

Mr Julien Boutonnet

Senior Lecturer

MOF
professor.areaOfExpertise
  • Pastry and candymaking
Julien
professor.research&Recognitions
  • 2015 Winner of the “Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France Pâtissier-Confiseur” competition for pastry and candymaking
  • 2011 Winner of the Charles PROUST award and #1 in the tasting competition
  • 2006 Winner of the Charles PROUST award and #1 in the tasting competition
  • 2005 Runner-up in the European Championships for Sugar at the Sirha event in Lyon
  • 2004 CAFFET Trophy winner in Troyes
  • 2004 Winner for artistic creation (sugar) and desserts in Montargis
  • 2003 Winner at the Serbotel show in Nantes
  • 2001 Winner of the Golden Hands Challenge for artistic
  • 2001 Winner of the croquembouche competition in Arpajon
  • 2000 Runner-up for best apprentice in France