PIERRE HERMÉ 2008
... makes sweet art pieces.
"He is often asked where and how he gets his ideas for taste, texture and flavor combinations, these
tasty creations that make up his brand and are recognizable among a thousand. He willingly answers…
inspiration comes from his weakness for sweets, pleasure, sensations, encounters, fragrances and
textures." Charles Znaty about Pierre Hermé who invented the “Pâtisserie
Pierre Hermé's “Collection” idea became at first in Japan popular.
In the first months of 2008 Pierre Hermé created the "Macaron Haute-Couture", a tailor made macaron. Since this year you can buy even from Europe the sweet art pieces online > www.pierreherme.com
photos left > portrait Pierre Hermé. Copyright Jean-Louis Bloch-lainé right > Ispahan (biscuit macaron à la rose, crème aux pétales de rose, framboises entières, letchis)
At the end of 1996, he started Pierre Hermé Paris® with his business partner
Charles Znaty. Their first shop opened in Tokyo in 1998, followed by a Salon de Thé in July
2000. In 2001, Pierre Hermé returned to the gourmet scene in Paris and opened his pastry
shop at 72 rue Bonaparte in the Saint Germain des Prés area.
In 2004, a second shop featuring very innovative
interior design opened at 185 rue de Vaugirard, and a training workshop was established in
cooperation with the reputed Ecole Ferrandi run by the Paris Chamber of Commerce.
2005, the latest concepts from Pierre Hermé Paris were launched in Tokyo: a "luxury
convenience store" and a Chocolate Bar. Both are located in the Omotesando district, where
the biggest fashion brands and companies operating in Japan have stores.
At the end of 2007,
Pierre Hermé Paris owns seven sales outlets in Tokyo.