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Introducing Michel Roux Jr: Owner of Chez Roux and Chef Patron at Le Gavroche

On this episode, Caroline Donaghue and Priya Rawal welcome Chef Michel Roux Jr, the owner of Chez Roux and Chef Patron at the Michellin star and multi-award winning French cuisine restaurant, Le Gavroche.


The son of acclaimed restauranteur Albert Roux, Michel was destined to lead luxury restaurants as he has been in kitchens since the day he was born – literally. Surrounded by both his uncle and father who were both well respected private chefs and restauranteurs, it is no wonder that Michel has gone on to become one of the most popular and well respected chefs in Britain. Starting his career as an apprentice in France, he later took over the iconic Le Gavroche in 1991, leading the luxury restaurant to earning not one, but two Michelin stars. We hear first hand how the 2020 global lockdown affected Michel's operations.


A true master of classical French cooking, he is also considered a celebrity chef with multiple TV appearances over the years under his belt from the likes of MasterChef: The Professionals, Saturday Kitchen and Food & Drink. This episode is an incredible insight into the Roux family, a dynasty which has made its mark on the UK’s food scene.


Sponsored by V1 & 2850 Oxford Circus https://2850oxfordcircus.co.uk/. Follow Caroline @caroline.donaghue and Priya @priya.rawal.london and the podcast page @therealrendezvous on Instagram and LinkedIn. Produced by BBE Podcast Agency. 


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