ean-François Piège comes from the Drôme region of south eastern France, which is known for the quality of its fresh produce. He proudly admits that his earliest ambition was to be a gardener, but his knowledge and love of plants ultimately led him to a career in cuisine.
When Jean-François Piège talks about his cuisine, he defines his approach in simple terms: preserving the full flavour of the product, the raw material, and giving it “the taste of memory”. Indeed, we all have the taste of home cooking embedded in our memories. Relying on his thorough mastery of classic techniques, Piège transports that experience to the world of a gourmet restaurant. Tracing a mysterious path through the memory of the senses, the most exquisite dishes, created using the finest products, elicit whispers of nostalgia for the happy moments of childhood.
Using what he calls “fragments” of tastes, Jean-François Piège creates concentrates, and even compressions of flavour that explode on the palate, engendering sensations that transcend gustatory pleasure…
Restaurant Les Ambassadeurs, featuring acclaimed Chef Jean-François Piège, is one of th...