Dimitri Salmon is the Belgian Chocolate Master. He’s born in
Belgium and knew from early age that he wanted to be an artisan in
bakery, confectionery and pastry. He started his secondary school
bakery pastry in ITN in Namur. After his education he started as
Patissier in “Boulangerie Normandie” in Jambes. After 2 years
working in a bakery-pastry he wanted to enlarge his knowledge as
patissier in a restaurant. After this experience he started in 1994
his own shop "La Dacquoise". 2 years later the shop moved to Gozée
La Dacquoise is a bakery, pastry and chocolate shop with a very good reputation. The shop is recently renovated and is known for very fine and delicious creations. The specialty is “Royal Chocolat” . This is a chocolate pastry with crunchy praliné and dark chocolate mousse.
Next to the intensive work in the shop, Dimitri also achieved some titles. In 2002 he was elected as best bakery-pastry artisan of Belgium. In 2005 he became with his team the 4th in the world championship “coupe du monde de la patisserie". And in 2009 he already participated for the Belgian Chocolate Master and became 2nd in the competition.