Schneider Jean-Thomas, MOF and double World Champion of Pastry and Ice-cream

Schneider Jean-Thomas, MOF and double World Champion of Pastry and Ice-cream

Jean-Thomas Schneider

Pastry Chef, MOF Double World Champion of Pastry and Ice-cream

Specialities : pastry, ice-cream, plated dessert, chocolate, ice carver
Jean Thomas began his extraordinary career as a pastry chef from the age of 16. He spent the first five years of his training in his home region of Alsace, France. His first experience abroad where he not only improved his techniques in pastry design, development and creation, but also in learning the English language.
On return to the Alsace region, he joined the L’Arnsbourg which already had a 3 star Michelin status. He then joined L’Espérence, in Burgundy, a 3 star Michelin restaurant as their Sous-Chef, and the Relais Bernard Loiseau, also a 3 star Michelin restaurant.
When Jean Thomas moved to Paris he joined Potel&Chabot, The George V and the Meurice Hotel restaurants, all of which were at the time Michelin 3 star restaurants.
In 2016, Jean Thomas became the Executive Pastry Chef at the famous Michelin starred restaurant La Tour d’Argent.
In 2010 he took on the rôle to become Production Head Chef at the Puskin Cafe with Chef Emmanuel Ryon, World Pastry Champion and Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF).
With dedication and talent, Jean Thomas’s passion for his love of being a Pastry Chef, helped him to compete and win his first award in 2017 where he won the title of World Pastry Champion.
In 2018, he won the title of World Ice Cream Champion.
With both these prestigious awards, Jean Thomas is the only one Pastry Chef in the world to have won both World titles.
In 2019, Jean Thomas has been awarded Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF), the most prestigious prize across France and globally.