Ramon Perez-Chef/Owner of Puur Chocolat in Sacramento, CA started his career in the kitchen of Auberge du Soleil at 12 years old. Born in the Netherlands to Chef-Restaurateur parents, Ramon returned home to work at the Three Star Michelin restaurants; De Librije and Parkheuvel.
Returning to California, Ramon landed in Los Angeles as the Executive Pastry Chef for acclaimed Chef David Myers. Here, Ramon headed up the pastry programs for the David Myers Group (Sona, Boule, Comme Ca) A Position he held for 9 years as a key member in the development of new openings across the globe. While with David Myers Group; Ramon was a James Beard semifinalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef, and winner of the Star Chefs International Pastry Competition.
Launching in 2013, Puur combines the best in ingredients grown in the Sacramento region along with modern technique, creating a unique and exciting chocolate experience. Recognized as one of the Top 10 Chocolatiers in North America By Dessert Professional Magazine.