Chef Elena Krasnova was born in Russia and grew up during the “Perestroika” era when bare necessities were in great demand. It at this time that she developed her ability and desire to express herself through artistic means, creating something from nothing – reflected in her culinary creations today.
In her early twenties, Elena moved to Vancouver, Canada where she attended university, collecting several degrees prior to pursuing her passion for pastry in France. It was during her studies at the famed Ferrandie Ecole de Gastronomie in Paris that Elena found her true calling.
Elena’s pastry and confectionary creations can be seen in esteemed North American and European publications showcasing her unique and artistic style and garnering her the attention of top pastry chefs everywhere.
Chef Elena is thrilled to be opening Mon Paris Patisserie in Early 2017, her first standalone shop located just outside Vancouver. With more than 1000 square feet of space, complete with small café, Elena will have plenty of room to create and showcase her exquisite pastries, chocolates and desserts.