Denis joined Classic Fine Foods to run TheTasteLab. He began his career at the City Bakery in New York. He has worked alongside Raymond Blanc and Benoit Blin at the iconic 2-star Michelin restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and after a spell at Dainesfield House, Denis took on the role of Head Pastry Chef at Pennyhill Park.
In addition to his day-to-day commitments, Denis regularly judges pastry competitions and he was awarded the Master of Culinary Arts. He is also the coach of Team United Kingdom for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie 2019.
TheTasteLab Assistant Pastry Chef
After graduating from the renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, Sarju began his career with the Dorchester Collection in CUT at 45 Park Lane. Then continuing to work in iconic 5 Star luxury hotels in London, spending some years at The Berkeley then moving to The Langham and most recently at Rocco Forte's Brown's Hotel before joining the team at TheTasteLab. He is also the chocolate candidate of Team United Kingdom for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie 2019.