With over 20 years of experience, chef Olivier Elzer joins The St. Regis Hong Kong as culinary director for L’Envol French restaurant.
In 2021, after only two years of opening, the restaurant earned a remarkable award. As a gourmet destination, L’Envol offers an inventive interpretation of French haute cuisine, incorporating the use of selected ingredients and produce from Europe and Asia.
Highly regarded as one of the leading French chefs in Hong Kong, Elzer has played a formative role in various restaurants achieving important results. He is passionate about refining and redefining the tastes, textures, and techniques of French cuisine. This passion drives the creation of innovative, seasonal dishes showcased on the menu at L’Envol.
An innovative interpretation of French haute cuisine, incorporating the use of selective seasonal ingredients and produce from France and Asia.
This remarkable restaurant in Wan Chai showcases Chef Elzer’s passion and talent for food perfection, constantly refining and redefining the tastes, textures, and techniques of French gastronomy.
Signature Dish: L’Oursin d’Hokkaido.
Elzer’s attention to detail is readily apparent in every dish, evidenced by meticulously prepared ingredients and memorable presentations. Take the Hokkaido sea urchin starter: Served in a glamorous caviar box with a mother-of-pearl caviar spoon, the dish showcases carefully aligned strips of urchin atop a bed of prawns and crunchy fennel.