Roger is a Michelin star pastry chef born in Oostburg, Netherlands. With his outstanding skills, he developed a delicate and technically advanced savory repertoire next to his strong sweet oeuvre. Many of his original and highly decorative plate compositions have become famous in the culinary world. He first established himself by opening Het Gebaar in 1994. In 2010, the lunch-lounge restaurant in the beautiful botanical gardens of Antwerp received its first Michelin star. In that illustrious year, he was also named Chef of the Year by Gault Millau Belgium and got his own cooking programme on Njam! Previously, he was active on other television programmes such as Mijn Restaurant and MasterChef.