Darren Purchese
Burch & Purchese
Photo: Dean Cambray Photography

Darren Purchese

Owner and pastry chef, Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio

Darren Purchese is the owner and pastry chef of the hugely popular ‘Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio’ in South Yarra. His Sweet Studio has quickly gained a reputation for being one of the most original and innovative dessert shops in Australia.

Originally from the UK Darren now calls Australia home and opened his first store in 2011. The studio focuses on new and unique dessert combinations fusing science with sweetness and his celebration cakes are much sought after.