Hello and welcome to our latest catalogue and what is truly a milestone edition for Continental Patisserie.

From our continual drive for innovation and contemporary new products, to our unwavering commitment to using only the finest ingredients and traditional, European-style methods, each and every Continental Patisserie product is meticulously crafted and presented, for the perfect bite each and every time.

We are truly proud to bring you this latest collection of product lines – from our traditional tart shell range, made using fresh butter and eggs to our incredible new ‘Delishoux’ which is a veritable revolution in patisserie, please take a look through these pages and discover how we can support you and your menus in the future.

We even offer a range of semi-finished lines, sauces and edible décor to help you create custom products in a manner that is simple and cost effective.

Welcome to the exciting, innovative and flavour-filled world of Continental Patisserie.

We look forward to working with you in the future,

Jian Yao

Managing Director


After studying architecture at University in China, Jian worked as an Architect/Town Planner before he came to Australia in 1989. His first job in Australia was as a kitchen hand at Continental Patisserie.

Completing his study in English in 1994 while working at Continental Patisserie, he then went through the newly launched Workplace Assessment Program and became its first qualified pastry chef.

In 2000, with the encouragement of Ernst Fossel, Founder of Continental Patisserie, Jian took over the company – taking it to new levels of innovation, development and success.

During this time Jian also took part in many world-renowned industry competitions. He captained both the Australian and China team in the prestigious “Pastry World Cup” before going on to be honoured as a judge of the competition for four years.

With his world class knowledge, Jian continuously develops new products using the inspiration he has acquired from around world. It is this that has largely set Continental Patisserie apart, becoming a leading company in the hospitality industry.


Jian Yao, Managing Director