What do you get when you cross an underwater living fossil with cocoa beans and a Vegas-based chef? Amaury Guichon’s chocolate nautilus!
The imagination of pastry chef Amaury Guichon knows no bounds when it comes to his chocolate creations. Taking his inspiration from nature, he moulds chocolate into incredible sculptures like his replica of the ‘living fossil’ marine mollusc called the nautilus.
Having become the youngest executive pastry chef in Paris when he was 21, he now creates chocolate masterpieces at Jean Philippe Patisserie in Las Vegas, working with Jean-Philippe Maury, the world-famous pastry chef.
Watch the chocolate architect’s Instagram video of how he created this sensational sea creature from start to finish:
Next time you’re in Vegas, taste some of his delicious chocolate creations for yourself, or try your hand at creating your own chocolate animals! Let us know how you get on in the comments below.
Photo and video credits: Amaury Guichon