Chef Michel has been a chef for over 30 years cooking at some of Washington’s finest restaurants. For over twenty years he was Executive Chef at the legendary Lion d’Or restaurant, managing the high standards of classic French cuisine and winning every dining award possible. He was a sous chef at Jean Pierre and before that at the Sans Souci. After closing Lion d’Or, Chef Michel cooked at the French Embassy and at L’Auberge Chez Francois before joining LADC as one of the students’ all-time favorite chef-instructors. Chef Michel received his culinary training at L’Ecole Hoteliene de Toulouse in Toulouse, France.