Jacques Torres Wiki, Bio, Wife, Children and Net Worth
Date: 30 Jul, 2015 Report This
|Date of Birth/Birthday||June 14, 1959|
|Age||57 Years 8 Month(s)|
|Net Worth||$4 Million Dollars|
Jacques Torres is also known as Mr. Chocolate, is a French master pastry chef and is one of the most respected pastry makers and is the dean of Dean of Pastry studies and Arts, at the French Culinary Institute. He is also the prominent member of International Culinary Center community and has been making pastry demonstrations, organizing pastry competitions and also giving training to many young people. A celebrated chef, he also has a business in Brooklyn as he owns the "Jacques Torres Chocolate" parlor. He got involved into the world of pastry from the age of 15, when he worked for small pastry shop as an intern in France.
He completed his training in 2 years and was rewarded the highest honor of graduation. After serving the French military and quitting at the age of 20, he started to work at Hotel Negresco, under the head chef Jacques Maximum. He also studied to earn a Master’s degree in Master Pastry Chef at the Culinary School. Working in the 2 star hotel, he also taught at a Culinary school in Cannes from 1983-1986. In ’86, he participated in the Patissier de France competition and won it with the award for his Best Chocolate. He was the youngest person to have participated and won that event. After that was done, he thought of moving to United States, where he worked Ritz Carlton Hotel as a corporate Pastry chef, before moving on to work at the Le Cirque, where he was an Executive Pastry Chef. Born and raised in France for the younger half of his life, he is a French by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity
Not a very tall person, Jack is a handsome man who has got a smiling face. With an average height of 5 feet and 9 inches, he doesn’t seem to have got any shirtless picture available to the media. He is a very buy man, and is famous to have kept many of his recopies a secret. He had been working very hard throughout his life to reach where he has reached now, and with his net worth value of $4 million US dollars, he is believed to be pretty successful. With very little information regarding his personal life, people had accused him to be sexually gay.
But, that is not true despite there isn’t much information regarding his girlfriends or dating life. He is a married person, and has been with his wife Hasty Torres, who is also a chocolatier as well. The two of them got married in 2007, and have got a lot of love and respect for each other. As a result, a divorce seems to be not coming anytime soon in their life. With 8 years of married life, they didn’t have any children, until recently hasty gave birth to their first child. To know more about his life and career, you can read his biography in sites like IMDB and Wikipedia.
Jacques was born in Algiers, a small village to the south of France. He was born into a middle class family, on the 14th of June, 1959 and is currently 56 years of age. He is the owner of Jacques Torres chocolate, and since 1993, has joined the International Culinary Center. In 1996, he designed the Classic Pastry Arts Curriculum after which he was promoted as the Dean of Pastry Arts.
But he quit in 2000, and since then has been taking care of his own business, which include a chocolate factory, a cake parlor and an ice cream shop. Having appeared in a couple of TV shows, you can follow him on his Twitter as well as check out his pictures on Instagram, and find out more about his recipes in his official site www.mrchocolate.com.