About Me

Name

Didier Elena

Restaurant

Chefs Club by Food & Wine

Restaurant Address

275 Mulberry St New York, NY

City

New York

State

NY

Phone

212-941-1100

E-mail

didierelena@me.com

Website

http://www.chefsclub.com

Biography

Master Chef of France Didier Elena is the Culinary Director of Chefs Club by Food & Wine

EXPERIENCE

Culinary Director
Chefs Club by Food & Wine
February 2013 – Present

Culinary Consultant, Opening
Tosca, Miami
August 2012 – December 2012

Executive Chef
Restaurant Alain Ducasse, St Regis New York
April 2010 – March 2012

Executive Chef
Hotel La Chèvre d’Or, France. 2 Michelin Stars
December 2009 – April 2010

Executive Chef
Hotel Château les Crayères, France. 2 Michelin Stars
Voted Best Chef of the Year (Champerard Guide 2006)
Voted Best Chef of the Year (Pudlowski Guide 2006)

Culinary Consultant
Alain Ducasse Group
Opening & conception of first menus for the following restaurants:
– Ostape, Basque Country (Bidarray, France)
– Beige, Restaurant Chanel/Alain Ducasse (Tokyo)
July 2004 – February 2005

Executive Chef
Restaurant Alain Ducasse at the Essex House
4 Stars, New York Times November 2001
May 2000 – May 2004

Culinary Consultant
Alain Ducasse
Responsible for photo illustrations & text editing of the following Alain Ducasse books:
– Flavors of France
– La Bonne Cuisine de Françoise Bernard et Alain Ducasse
– Les Ateliers d’Alain Ducasse.
May 1997 – May 2000

Executive Chef
Les Epicuriens, Nice, France
May 1995 – April 1997

Assistant Chef
Restaurant Le Roc Martin, France
October 1994 – April 1995

Restaurant Le Louis XV, Alain Ducasse
Monaco, 3 Michelin Stars
September 2013 – September 2014

Restaurant Paul Bocuse
Lyon, France. 3 Michelin Stars
July 1991 – June 1992

Restaurant Le Louis XV
Monaco, 3 Michelin Stars
September 1988 – September 1990

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