Cuisinier de France since 1989
2005 until now, Chef-Co Owner
of Three (5) Bistros in Boston petit
robert bistro and jacky' s
2003 to 2004, Culinary Director at Chatham Bars Inn, Cape Cod chathambarsinn.com
2001 to 2003, Executive-Chef
Lydia Shire's Locke-Ober Restaurant in Boston Lockeober.com
1996 to 2001, Executive-Chef at Maison Robert
1985 to 1995 Chef-Owner of Amelio's****
San Francisco. Recipient of the 1989 Wine Spectator Grand Award.
1976-1985 Executive-Chef at Ernie's
***** in San Francisco.
1970-1976 Cooked at
The Dome***** of the Four Seasons, Fort Lauderdale, FLA and Le
Cordon Bleu in Dania, FLA, Chillingsworth
in Brewster Cape Cod, MA, Maison Robert Boston, MA, Olympia
Turm in Munich, Germany, Chez
Valentino in Geneva, Switzerland, Auberge de Riquewhir
1965-1970 Apprenticed at Les
Gourmets in Granville, Normandy with Madame Pain, at
and Maxim's*** rue
Royal in Paris, working side by side with Wolfgang Puck.
and Cooking Highlights:
D'Argent des Maîtres Cuisiniers de France 2007
President of the Club Culinaire Français de Californie.
in Culinary Arts (from France).
Food Service Certification 1999 and 2009
fluent French, English, some Spanish, German and Japanese.
and built own web sites Fusion Chef and
in the PBS series The Great Chefs of San Francisco
a few shows with PBS chef Martin Yan.
speaker with James Beard and Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher at the first graduation of the
California Culinary Academy in 1978.
Teaches sporadically in
cooking schools such as the California Culinary Academy,
Tante Marie, Draeger's, Le Cordon Rouge, Boston University, Boston Learning Society.
Robert Mondavi's Opus One 1st release inaugural dinner.
to cook at the 1981 Inaugural
of President Reagan
Seminars at Moulin de Mougin France,
Roger Vergé's *** Michelin restaurant and at Hotel Negresco
** in Nice France with Jacques
Consultant at the Metropole
Hotel, Hong Kong.
cafes featuring sandwiches and sous-vide food: Jacky's Cafe and Einer's
Diner's, also opened and ran Entrée des Artistes, an
upscale bistro and Endangered Spices all in San