Head Chef, The Seafood Restaurant, Padstow
childhood between Brittany and Paris and developed a love for cooking at a young age inspired by his
uncle's travels around the world, returning with new dishes and stories from his
father's wishes, Stephane
started an apprenticeship at the age of 16 at two Michelin starred Sully D' Auteuil, before moving on to Le Vieux Berlin which specialised in game.
keen interest to learn a new language led him to England in 1989 where he
worked in London's Roof Restaurant at the Hilton on Park Lane.
was also instrumental in the opening of some of London's most distinguished restaurants, working alongside leading chefs of the time including Michael Croft at Mirabelle and Martin Webb at Quaglino's.
In 1994, Stephane returned to France where he worked at Michelin-starred restaurant Prunier in Paris for two years.
career has taken him around the globe on the world's most famous cruise liner, the QE2, as well as to Dublin where he
worked with Patrick Guilbaud in his
self-named two Michelin-starred restaurant.
After years of travelling around the world, Stephane
wife made the decision to move to Cornwall
to settle down.
is a keen marathon runner and ran seven in one summer in 2014 to raise money for local charities.
When not in the kitchen he
can be found relaxing in St. Issey with his
wife and three daughters.