Chris Leung of Bootsie’s Heritage cafe is among Houston’s most talented pastry artists. As a young chef devoted to elevating his craft, Chris combines exotic flavors with both traditional and modern techniques to achieve consistently stunning results.
After studying with Chef Eddy Van Damme, Chris joined Houston Country Club to work under Chef Jeffrey Guy where he served as Assistant Pastry Chef until taking a position at Yelapa Playa Mexicana. While at Yelapa, Chris created creative twists on Latin American classics as well as imaginative new creations.
He credits Alex Stupak, Oriol Balaguer, Christophe Michalak, Pierre Herme, and Albert Adria as his inspiration.
Chris has most recently brought his pastry talents to Bootsie’s Heritage Cafe where he has received rave reviews for everything from traditional cream pies and home made breads to immaculate French-Asian fusion dessert creations.