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Roux, Michel Albert locked

Born Kent 23 May 1960; s of Albert and Monique Roux; m 1990, Gisele Malbos; one d

Chef Patron, Le Gavroche, since 1991


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Apprenticeship in Paris, under Maître Pâtissier, Hellegouarche, 1976–79; commis chef de cuisine, with Alain Chapel at Mionay, 1980–82; mil. service, kitchens of Elysée Palace, Paris, 1982–83; sous chef, Gavvers Restaurant, London, 1983–84; commis de cuisine: Tante Claire, London, 1984; Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, 1984; Chef, Roux Restaurants, London, 1985–90. TV presenter: MasterChef: the professionals, 2008–13; Michel Roux’s Service, 2010; Great British Food Revival, 2010–11; Michel Roux on Escoffier, 2012; Food & Drink, 2013; Patisserie, 2013; First Class Cooks, 2015; Kitchen Impossible, 2015; Hidden Restaurants, 2017


Le Gavroche Cookbook, 2001; The Marathon Chef, 2003; Matching Food and Wine, 2005; Vin de Constance, 2006; Michel Roux: a life in the kitchen, 2009; Cooking with the Master Chef, 2010; Cheese, 2017; Les Abats, 2017


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