Chez Michel

Chez Michel is a small French bakery located in West Cape May. Michel Gras is a classically trained French baker and has been baking for over 40 years, first in Paris and since 1984 in Cape May. He is well- known for his previous store, La Patisserie, on the Cape May Mall. He opened Chez Michel on Park Boulevard in West Cape May four years ago. He makes what he wants. As he likes to say, “It’s Chez Michel...” (Michel’s house in French.)

Michel Gras in front of his pastry case

Location & Hours

Chez Michel
600 Park Boulevard
West Cape May, NJ 08204

We have free parking on-site!

Email: (this is the best way to reach us)

Thursday 7-2
Friday 7-2
Saturday 7-2
Sunday 7-2
Monday 7-2

Our bakers do not immediately head home or to the beach at closing time ... they then begin to prepare for tomorrow and tomorrow’s orders. Remember too that most bakers are at work while the rest of us are asleep. But they love what they do and that is why they bake!

Fruit tart


We accept orders via email or in person.

Our ordering policy »

Nautical rope wedding cake

Wedding Cakes

Pastry Chef Michel Gras can create the cake of your dreams! Our wedding cakes begin at $10 a person and go up from there according to the complexity of the design.

Learn about our custom wedding cakes →