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The (very) Parisian interview with Maxence Barbot

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The Paris Select editorial team invites you to discover the favorite addresses of Chef Maxence Barbot! Now pastry chef at Shangri-La in Paris, the 32-year-old young man stands out for his high-flying creations. They notably allowed him to be vice-champion of France for dessert in 2013. He has also proven himself in the kitchens of two of the great Parisian palaces, the George V and the Plaza Athénée. He quickly differentiated himself with the creation of original, aesthetic and audacious desserts.

 « Today, with my past experiences, my creativity and my passion, I start full of enthusiasm and energy within this beautiful House that is the Shangri-La Paris.  announced Maxence on his arrival at the palace.


A restaurant to trust? 

Villa9Tois – Chef Camille Saint-M'leux

Villa9Trois – 71 Rue Hoche, 93100 Montreuil


A pastry where to enjoy?

Gilles Marchal

Gilles Marchal pastry shop – 9 Rue Ravignan, 75018 Paris


A market to advise? 

Escudier at Boulogne Billancourt

Escudier Market – 9 Bd Jean Jaurès, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt


A Parisian place that inspires you?  

All of Paris inspires me!


A popular ballad?

Seguin Island


A beloved Paris Bridge?  

Debilly footbridge, very romantic with a view of the Iron Lady

Debilly Footbridge, 75007 Paris


An esteemed bookstore? 

Gourmet bookstore

Gourmet bookstore – 92-96 Rue Montmartre, 75002 Paris


A favorite museum?

Quai Branly Museum, conducive to travel and cultural discovery

Quai Branly Museum – 37 Quai Jacques Chirac, 75007 Paris


A neighborhood where to chill for a day?  



A garden where you can relax? 

Buttes Chaumont


An art gallery where to stroll? 

Perrotin Contemporary Art Gallery

Perrotin Gallery – 76 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris


A stylish fashion address? 

Galeries Lafayette, an emblematic address in Paris

Galeries Lafayette Haussmann – 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris


A typical outfit to captivate? 

The pastry chef's jacket always has its effect 😉



A perfume house to discover?  

Nose Paris

Nose Paris – 20 Rue Bachaumont, 75002 Paris


A spa where you can pamper yourself? 

Chi, Le Spa, the well-being address with its unmissable rebalancing massage

Chi, Le Spa – Shangri-La – 10 Av. d'Iéna, 75116 Paris


A wine merchant for nuggets?

Wine and Co. (Boulogne Billancourt)

Vin et Cie – 47 Rue Escudier, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt


A bakery to enjoy?

The French Bastards

The French Bastards Saint Ferdinand – 35 Pl. Saint-Ferdinand, 75017 Paris


A confectioner to return to childhood?

Le Bonbon au Palais, so regressive!

The Candy at the Palace – 19 Rue Monge, 75005 Paris


A place to take the kids?

The Jardin d'Acclimatation, a leisure park that has existed for over 150 years!

Bois de Boulogne, Rte de la Prte Dauphine to the Prte des Sablons, 75116 Paris


If you want to taste the creations of Maxence Barbot, go to the Bauhinia.

The Bauhinia, The Shangri-La, 10 avenue d'Iéna, 75 116 Paris

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