The Best Pastry Chef: who is Manon, the big winner of season 11?


The verdict is in. After a colorful season, the 2022 edition of the Best Pastry Chef ended on December 7 on M6. Three candidates competed in front of the famous Pierre Hermé, named best pastry chef in the world in 2016.

Between Nils, Benjamin and Manon, it was the latter who won the season 11 trophy for Best Pastry Chef, hosted by Marie Portolano. Before the final, the brilliant candidate did not hide her ambitions. “Of course, I dream of winning. But, basically, it doesn’t matter the result. These are my last moments in the tent and above all I want to have fun,” said the young 20-year-old from Montpellier, interviewed by our colleagues from Sudinfo on the eve of the big day.

The youngest in the competition has largely proven herself this year since she even broke a record by winning a total of six blue aprons over the whole season.

It must also be said that pastry is a real passion for Manon, who has been doing it since she was little with her family. However, it was during confinement that she really fell in love with this art. “I started to do more, to watch videos and to practice a lot more, she still remembers. That’s where the passion was born. “, she told in the columns of Parisian .

Improving his technique on a daily basis, it was his father who advised him to register for the show. If she didn’t believe it too much, by her own admission, she finally won the second season of En route to the best pastry chef. After seducing judges Cyril Lignac and Mercotte throughout the competition, Manon will soon publish her first recipe book, promised to the winner of the season. To prolong the pleasure of baking, Planet reveals in pictures the portrait of the winner and her many recipes published on her Instagram page, in our slideshow.