Michael Bartocetti of Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Awarded “Pastry Chef of the Year”

Michael Bartocetti's talent has once again been recognized, making the chef as one of the most awarded pastry chefs of his generation
October 3, 2023,
Paris, France

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris announces that Michael Bartocetti has been elected Pastry Chef of the Year 2023 by his peers at the "Trophées Le Chef" ceremony, attended by more than 100 Michelin-starred chefs.

Presented by the prestigious Le Chef magazine, with an esteemed panel of Michelin-starred chefs as the jury, this title honours the pastry chef who has excelled the most in creations, expertise, and personality throughout the year.

Michael Bartocetti comments: “I am deeply touched and moved to have been awarded Pastry Chef of the Year, a testament to the recognition from the profession and Michelin-starred chefs for my work and that of my teams. It is a true honour to follow in the footsteps of the greatest names in French pastry. Fuelled by this distinction that encourages and honours me, and driven by my deep values of responsibility, excellence, and transmission, I will continue to create and express myself to offer the guests of the George V the most beautiful emotions.”

After being knighted in the Order of Arts and Letters in 2023, this new accolade once again demonstrates public, media, and professional recognition for a chef who continuously shines a light on Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, proudly upholding the banner of French excellence.

Hardworking, dedicated, always eager to transmit his passion to his team, Michael is a true artist who has won the hearts of French and international foodies with his creations, skillfully combining precision and indulgence. Alongside his teams, he notably impressed with his high-flying Easter Tea-Time, fully booked within hours of reservations opening, and his masterful desserts delivered to all the palace's restaurants. Indeed, in his role as Executive Pastry Chef, Michael Bartocetti oversees the daily sweet creations at Le Cinq***, Le George*, L’Orangerie*, not to mention the Tea-Time, the Gallery, the entire bakery and Viennese pastry offerings, as well as banquet events.