The Association of Pastry Chefs is a Friendly Society founded in 1993 by a small
group of Pastry Chefs working in the London area, we are now country-wide with a
growing number of international members too.
The purpose was to provide a network
by which like minded chefs could meet socially away from the pressures of the Industry.
soon became apparent that other benefits would arise from such meetings, namely learning
about new ideas and new products and the exchange of recipes. A key part of our aims
now includes encouraging development and learning for our members and encouraging
the highest standards in our industry.
Membership is now growing fast with applicants
from all over the UK and abroad.
The Association consists of Full, Junior and Associate
Members who supply products and services to the industry,.The Association is controlled
by a Committee of around 12 Members who work in and around London area.
also Honorary Members the Statesmen of our Profession.
Membership is only open to
Pastry Chefs, Chocolatiers, Pastry Commis and to Companies supplying products and
service for the Pastry Industry.
The Committee consists of around 12 members who work mainly in the London area. The
pressure of work can limit the attendance to our monthly meetings as our trade becomes
more demanding and we normally end up with 5-6 people at a meeting.
We welcome any member who wishes to join us at a meeting, email email@example.com
to find out when the next meeting is.
All the committee members are working pastry chefs from the finest establishments
and businesses in UK and dedicate there spare time to the Association on a voluntary
We welcome new committee members but you must be committed and able to attend at
least three quarters of meetings, which are normally held Monthly in central London
on a Monday or Wednesday evening.
Skills we need: Do you have any special skills or hobbies that could be put to good
use helping the APC?
The Committee takes the following shape:
Chairman & Dessert of the year : Alan Whatley
Vice-Chair & Sponsorships: Andrea Ruff
Treasurer & Memberships : Mike Zietek
Sponsorships : Jacqui Holland
Magazine: Stephan Will
Annual dinner : Martin Powell
Webmaster: Anthony Groves
Marketing & Benefits: Sophie Godyn
If you are interested in helping The Association please send us an Email, its surprising
how a little help can go a long way.