Chocolatier Alain Furet has been at the helm of this venerable sweets shop, founded by the Tanrade family in 1728, for the last two decades.
He took over the business when the last generation of Tanrade family members retired in 1987.
After working for Gaston Lenôtre and Maison Boissier, another long-established Parisian sweets shops, today Monsieur Furet continues to produce jams, fruit jellies, chocolates and pastries the old-fashioned way, like the generations of Tanrade family members before him.
Over the years, the business has operated at several addresses in the city, notably at 18, rue Vignon (9th arr.), where it was open for more than 60 years alongside Fauchon and other gourmet food shops around place de la Madeleine, and more recently at 63, rue de Chabrol (10th arr.).
Tanrade’s notable patrons have included French authors Honoré de Balzac, Alphonse Daudet and Marcel Proust, as well as Grimod de la Reynière, one of the world’s earliest food reviewers and restaurant critics.
House specialities include a wide assortment of handmade chocolates, eclairs, jams and other goodies.
Le Furet Tanrade
1, rue des Messageries, 75010 Paris
Tel. + 33 (0)6 99 41 61 31