From the quaint town of Bayonne, Christophe embarked on an exploratory journey reminiscent of the intrepid Basque voyagers of old. His mission: to traverse the global map, unraveling the intricate cultural fabric woven around the exquisite world of French cheese. His ambition stretched beyond exploration – it entailed mastering every nuance of his craft, ascending the ladder of culinary prowess one rung at a time.
The chapters of his adventure unfolded in culinary capitals: In London, he apprenticed at Androuet, immersing himself in cheese’s commercial and international dynamics. Tokyo became his classroom, with Fromagerie Fermier teaching him the art of meticulous cheese craftsmanship. In Bordeaux, Jean d’Alos enriched his knowledge, fostering a deep connection to cheese’s heritage. And guided by Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Laurent Dubois, he soared to new heights, claiming the title of Vice World Cheese Champion in 2017 in the heart of Paris.
Christophe stands apart as a cheesemonger who seamlessly transitioned from studies to practice, a rarity in his generation. 2020 marked his digital ascent, establishing him as a beacon for quality cheeses, portrayed as edible masterpieces. His penchant for cinema led him to master photography and video editing, further amplifying his impact. With over a hundred captivating videos shared on social media, Christophe has become a notable “Cheese” influencer, amassing global views and recognition.
Amid multimedia prowess, Christophe’s North Star remains unwavering: to celebrate cheese’s beauty and significance, etching his name among the finest cheesemongers of his time. In synergy with this journey, a remarkable partnership with MDG unfolds, epitomizing a shared commitment to excellence. This alliance echoes Christophe’s dedication to redefine the cheese landscape, leaving an indelible mark on the culinary world.