André’s career spans numerous highly successful roles in various Michelin-starred establishments with some of the world’s top French restaurants including the masters of “Nouvelle Cuisine” - Pierre Gagnaire ***, L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon**, and L’Astrance*** in Paris; La Maison Troisgros*** in Roanne, and Le Jardin des Sens* in Montpellier.
A blend of dynamic passion and modest charm, André’s magnetism is as irresistible as his cuisine. Crafting celebrated creations, combining Mediterranean accents and French techniques, André attributes his influences to the three generations of Masters in “Nouvelle Cuisine” as well as inspiration he draws inspiration from the myriad selection of products he uses to design his menu every day.
André developed a culinary principle based on how our capacity to taste food is influenced by our memory banks, including the personal experiences we acquire over time. Octaphilosophy™ – unique, texture, memory, pure, terroir, salt, south and artisan represent the eight elements reflecting his roots in south of France. A dinner at Restaurant ANDRE is like a journey to the south of France where the guests can discover myriad flavours and textures that engage the senses.