Ambassadors of Lyon's Gastronomy

Meet the chefs who have made Lyon famous and work in the city’s restaurants as ambassadors of Lyonnaise cuisine. From our famous ‘Mères Lyonnaises’ (female cooks) to Paul Bocuse and the new generation of inspired and inspiring chefs, we offer a chance to learn about the people who put all their skills and passion into creating dishes that delight us.

Paul Bocuse (1926 - 2018)

Paul Bocuse passed away on Saturday the 20th January 2018. As people of Lyon, we pay tribute and express all of our appreciation to this great Chef,...

Christophe Roure, Le Neuvième Art

As a restaurant with 2 Michelin stars, Le Neuvième Art is part of the wonderful gastronomic scene in Lyon. It is a restaurant where the dishes are...

Philippe Jousse - Institut Paul Bocuse School of Cuisine

Philippe Jousse was previously a chef at Alain Chapel's prestigious restaurant and is now sharing his culinary expertise with enthusiasts. Lessons in...

Mathieu Viannay, winner of the "Meilleur ouvrier de France" title and 2 star chef at Mère Brazier

Manning the kitchen at Mère Brazier since 2008, Mathieu Viannay takes us behind the scenes at one of Lyon’s greatest culinary institutions where he...

Jérôme Bocuse, Director of Paul Bocuse' s restaurants

Monsieur Paul's son went to the USA to manage the Bocuse group's restaurants in Orlando, before taking over management of the brasseries in Lyon and...

Joseph Viola

Winner of the "Meilleur Ouvrier de France" title and world champion for his pâté en croûte in 2009, Joseph Viola is flying the flag for Lyonnais...

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