A native of Paris, France, the charismatic and charming visionary behind Gaby et Jules has always gone after what he wants. He learned his sales skills early on in his family’s car dealership business in France, then leveraged a career in hospitality and customer service with Air France to become a successful entrepreneur in the U.S. with his American wife, Lori. As evidenced by his prescient founding of the popular Eastside neighborhood bistro Paris 66, Fred has a knack for starting the right business at the right time. Gaby et Jules is the fulfillment of his latest dream to bring the best of Paris patisserie to his beloved adopted hometown in Pittsburgh. Never one to rest on his laurels, Fred is always hard at work planning his next big venture.