Darren Purchese is the owner and creator behind Melbourne’s B&P Sweet Studio. He is one of most respected pastry chefs working in Australia today and is renowned for his exquisite and extravagant sweet creations. Darren skilfully balances flavours, texture and modern methods to produce revolutionary dessert concepts.

Darren’s sweet centrepieces are in demand at some of Australia’s most prestigious events, The Australian F1 Grand Prix and The Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival have all enjoyed Darren’s signature ‘tubes’ cakes and desserts.

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Darren’s customers, fans and prestigious client list all have one thing in common; they’re hooked on his unique and delicious list of creations as well as his charm and hospitality. A natural host and accomplished public speaker, Darren is an author of five cookbooks and is a regular on TV’s most notably, Masterchef Australia.