Born in Puteaux on the outskirts of Paris, Yannick Alléno began training with top chefs in France at the age of 15. Throughout his 40-year career, he has constantly strived to recognize the essence of classic French cuisine. He aimed to make it completely modern. Honored with many awards and distinctions.
Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen
A prestigious Parisian institution housed in an elegant building located in Jardins des Champs-Élysées with windows overlooking the most beautiful avenue in the world is the chef’s showcase. Yannick Alléno continues to push the boundaries of French cuisine. His unique creativity makes the combination of classic and modern bring surprises. It redefines fine dining by combining fun and seriously researched innovations while challenging the classics.
It was Alléno’s unflagging curiosity about the possibilities of traditional French cuisine that made him one of the most famous chefs in France. Known for his enthusiasm and ambition as well as his knowledge of sauces.
Sauce as a “verb of French cuisine”
Alléno’s interest in classic French sauces is at the heart of much of his work. The chef tried to fully understand the place of sauce in the kitchen as the only ingredient that can harmoniously combine other, often diverse flavors. And this only happens when the avant-garde puts itself at the service of the great French culinary tradition.