Frédéric Coiffé has worked in Michelin-starred restaurants such as Richard Coutanceau in La Rochelle, and Alain Ducasse in Paris. He was born in La Rochelle, but has called Bordeaux home for the last ten years. He was the executive chef at the Pullman Bordeaux Aquitania Hotel, and in 2007 created the concept of “live food”, where the kitchen is filmed and broadcast live on an a flat-screen in the dining room. In 2008 he was named “Maître Cuisinier de France” and in 2010 was placed third in the French Bocuse d’Or competition. In the same year he created “l’Atelier du goût”, with cooking lessons and a range of products (for food lovers only), as well as his food consulting business FC Consult’In.
Frédéric Coiffé is also a member of AFAMES, a group of chefs from Gironde, who share a passion for the food of South-West France.
Photo: Claude Prigent