Erwan Le Dantec received his CAP degree as pâtissier from the CFA des Côtes d’Armor in 1997. After a year in the service, his first job as pâtissier started in 1998 with Great Chef Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin, Ireland. He was elevated to chef de partie in March of 1999 and two months later, the Great Chefs television crew showed up to tape him for their Great Chefs of the World television series (episode #183).
In 2000, he returned to Geneva, Switzerland to join the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as chef de partie. Later that year he moved over to the Hotel Beau-Rivage in Geneva as second de pâtisserie, working his way up the kitchen ladder. In 2008 he became the Chef Gerant for the World Economic Forum, where he remained until 2014. He now is the chef de cuisine for the Orpea Clinic just outside Geneva in Nyon, Canton de Vaud, Switzerland.