An expert team, concerned and committed to your service

Avec Plaisir was born in 2016 from the personal experience of her founder and the finding: the difficulty of eating out and the lack of reliable solutions taking into account allergens.

Julie Maillard – Founder & CEO



"I created Avec Plaisir in 2016, to eat outside, share a meal with friends remains a pleasure despite its allergies or intolerances! I want to promote a cuisine for all, so that no one feels excluded because of his allergies!"


• Gluten and lactose intolerant since 2011


• Allergen expert and author of a thesis on “the experience of groceries shopping for people with dietary restrictions (allergy, intolerance and hypersensitivity)”


• Consultant-Designer in Business Technology for a French consulting firm: food labelling and nutrition, web and mobile innovations.


• HACCP training, Master's degree in marketing & design at Audencia Business School and Centrales Nantes, Master Grande Ecole Audencia

Céline Deval - Director Brand Content



"Thanks to Avec Plaisir, I share information on allergen-free living, to facilitate the daily lives of people affected by all types of food constraints, but also those around them. Our fight: talk about allergies to ensure tomorrow it will no longer be a source of exclusion."


• Intolerant to gluten, allergic to milk and egg since 2013, and mom of a poly-allergic girl (gluten, milk, soya, rice)


• Professional journalist (women's magazines and websites, grandes écoles, économiques, tech...) and department manager (economic, women, tech, ESS, business school press and websites)


• Community & Content Manager


• Blogger without allergen(s) and E-fluent Mum (Bouillon d’idées, 40k/month)


• Training: Community Manager at Ifocop, Sciences-Po Lyon, School of Journalism

Judith de Bourran - Business Development Manager



"From a family of intolerant and allergic people, I am convinced of the necessity of the project carried by Avec Plaisir, and happy to contribute to the development of the restauration offer in France so that the gluttony remains accessible to all despite their food constraints."


• Intolerant to Gluten and Lactose, sister and daughter of poly-allergic (gluten, milk, corn, rice, sugar, egg...)


• Director of Business Development in various sectors of activity (art, mechanics, gluten-free mill), hunting, telephone and field- prospecting. Marketing of gluten-free flours for a French mill


• Experience in various international contexts: France, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom.


• Education: Bac +4 at the University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès and La Cambre (Brussels)

Alexandre - Pastry Chief



"Cook from training, pastry lover, I discovered the glutenfree world after meeting my celiac spouse. Since then, I adapt and create recipes to share my passion with her. And now, with you! "


• Coeliac spouse


• Bakery-Pastry Sales Manager - Retail


• Training : Cook - specialized in Pastry

Olivier Reisse - Mentor & BA



"I have been supporting Julie Maillard and her team, in their strategy plan and execution since the start to ensure that Avec Plaisir succeeds."


• Serial entrepreneur and Business Angel


• Member of OnePoint executive Committee and of Avec Plaisir’s Board


• Founder and partner of the Business Technology activity (weave x OnePoint)


• More than 15 years of experience in consulting: Digital, IT, Transformation... (with 12 years spent at La Banque Postale)