Our Team


Murielle Torres

Head Pastry Chef
  • Fauchon, Paris, 1997-1999
  • Ritz Carlton, SF, 1999-2001
  • Absinthe, 2001 - 2007
  • Four Seasons, 2007 - 2009
  • Boulangerie Solignac, 2009 - 2014
  • Creative International Pastries, 2014 - 2020
  • Estelle Bakery & Pâtisserie, 2020 - present
  • Enjoys gardening and is passionate about butterflies.

    Raphael Duperron

    Lead Artisan Baker
  • Boulangerie Borlat, France, 2004 - 2010
  • La Boulanger, 2010 - 2014
  • La Parisienne Bakery, 2014 - 2018
  • Estelle Bakery & Pâtisserie, 2018 - present
  • Enjoys football, basketball and lives with his wife and four kids.

    Ricardo Lozado

    Lead Artisan Baker
  • Hotel Villagio, 2006 - 2009
  • Christian Bros, Winery. 2008 - 2011
  • Brix Restaurant, 2008 - 2010
  • Bouchon Bakery, 2007 - 2012
  • Estelle Bakery & Pâtisserie, 2011 - present
  • Enjoys hiking, swimming and soccer.

    Kellie Velasquez

    Wholesale & Catering Manager
  • Graduated from CIA, 2014
  • Craftsman and Wolves, 2014 - 2015
  • Jane the Bakery, 2015 - 2018
  • PaletteCakes, 2015 - present
  • Estelle Bakery & Pâtisserie, 2018 - present
  • Kellie Velasquez has spent the last 9 years working in professional kitchens. Her passion for great food and customers has brought her to Estelle Bakery & Patisserie. In 2014 Kellie received her associates degree in Baking & Pastry Arts at The Culinary Institute of America. From there she became Pastry Chef at popular Jane The Bakery in San Francisco, CA. Kellie found her speciality in managing customers and special events through managing her at home wedding cake business, Palette Cakes. Kellie’s experience in the kitchen and in the wedding industry gives her the special attention to detail that makes sure our customers needs are met.