Sami Bouattour, a French-Tunisian bakery owner, is set to become French President-elect Emmanuel Macron's official baker.
Macron's culinary team, including famed French chef Guillaume Gomez are also said to be interested in hiring Bouattour, and this comes as no surprise as his bakery is one of the most well known in Paris.
Bouattour worked as a restaurant manager before he and his wife decided to open their bakery in Paris’ 13th arrondissement .
An award winning baker
"Tunisia is the land of love and Tunisians are amiable."
He also speaks of how important it was for him to remind people and the media that Tunisia can and should be recognized for the honorable work its people do everywhere around the world.
“I really felt a bit ashamed that a young Tunisian was involved in the Nice attack but now I am proud to have at least helped to remind people across the media that Tunisia is the land of love and that Tunisians are amiable," he adds.