Bruno Feldeisen

A passionate and energetic chef, Bruno Feldeisen is recognized for cooking locally and seasonally inspired cuisine and creating unique food experiences. A supporter of the local food movement, Chef Feldeisen has developed a true commitment to food sustainability by supporting ethical farming and fishing. 

Chef Feldeisen was born in the small French town of Clermont-Ferrand and began his career as an apprentice at one of France’s most renowned chocolate shops in Moulin: Les Palets d’Or. Chef Bruno graduated from his apprenticeship with almost a perfect score. After working as a chocolatier at Hotel de Paris in Monaco under the direction of world-famous Chef Alain Ducasse, Chef Feldeisen moved to the US in 1988, working at the Highlands Inn in Carmel, CA, then alongside his mentor, Chef Joachim Splichal at Patina Restaurant in Los Angeles. His culinary journey took him to the Four Seasons Hotel in New York, and then opening his own American-French restaurant, Soléa, in San Francisco. Upon moving to Vancouver, he became a Pastry Chef Instructor at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts and served as Executive Pastry Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver; Chef Bruno was recently honing his skills at the Semihamoo Resort in northern Washington state. Chef Feldeisen has been the recipient of Chocolatier Magazine’s Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America two years in a row and was nominated twice for a James Beard Award as Outstanding Pastry Chef. 

Chef Bruno’s delicious works have been seen in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Gourmet Magazine, Bon Appetit Magazine, Seattle Magazine and New York Magazine among others. Chef Bruno is involved in supporting local organization across the Pacific Northwest such as AnxietyBC, partnering with them to promote mental health awareness and de-stigmatization. Bruno also spearheads the annual fund-raising efforts of Growing Veterans, a non-profit that empowers military veterans to grow food and build communities and end the isolation for war vets. 

Bruno is also super Dad to a wonderful 11 year-old son, Sergio.

Bruno Feldeisen

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Judge

Bruno Feldeisen

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Judge