Booking Pierre Koffmann will cook up a storm at your special event! We are a booking agent for Pierre Koffmann, and can arrange for him to speak for your guests. Combining a rustic gutsiness with haute cuisine, Pierre Koffmann knows how to combine tastes and flavours like no one else. Pierre cooks the kind of food he likes to eat. This is the food of the French countryside and of his grandparent’s farmhouse kitchen in rural Gascony.
After training in his hometown of Tarbes, southwest France, Pierre Koffmann worked his way up at restaurants across France and Switzerland, before moving to the UK. Pierre quickly found himself working as Sous Chef for Michel and Albert Roux at Le Gavroche and within six months he was promoted to Number 2. After a quick stint at Brasserie Benoit in the City, Pierre was appointed Head Chef at the Roux Brothers’ new Waterside Inn at Bray. In his five-year tenure Pierre Koffmann helped them achieve two Michelin stars.
In 1977, with backing from Michel and Albert Roux, Michael Caine and Professor Von Clan, Pierre Koffmann opened his first restaurant, La Tante Claire, in Chelsea, achieving his first Michelin star the following year, a second in 1980 and third in 1993. La Tante Claire moved to The Berkeley in 1998 and continued as one of London’s top restaurants for another five years before Pierre Koffmann decided to move on to other projects.