Our new Executive Chef
Trianon Palace Versailles, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel is pleased to welcome its new Executive Chef, Frederic Larquemin.
He has always had a vocation for cooking.
Frederic Larquemin was immersed in the gastronomic world since he was a kid, his passion for cooking dating from the dinners with his family as a child, synonymous with conviviality and sense of sharing.
Trained at French gastronomy school Grégoire-Ferrandi in Paris, Frederic Larquemin started his career along with Chef Henri Charvet at Comte de Gascogne, a Michelin-starred restaurant nearby Paris. At the age of 18, he arrived in London, eager for discovering the world, by French Chef Michel Bourdin’s side at Connaught and joined Gordon Ramsay’s team at the Claridge’s, which gained its 1st Michelin star at that time.
In 2004, he joined the team of Alain Ducasse at Hôtel de Paris, in Louis XV’s restaurant brigade in Monaco. He then worked as a Chef adjoint at the Dorchester, 3 Michelin starred restaurant in London. In 2003, he arrived at the Plaza Athénée as Chef de cuisine and took up the reins of the IDAM in 2004, where he stayed 2 years and a half.
In November 2016, Frederic Larquemin becomes the new Executive Chef at Trianon Palace Versailles, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel.