Michel Roux, who was born on 23 May 1960, is a graduate of
Le Gavroche. He received his schooling in its kitchens and is imbued with its unique atmosphere and style.
Michel has a deep respect for the classical foundations of French cooking. The name Roux is synonymous in Britain with the qualities of French haute cuisine.

Le Gavroche - behind the scenes with Michel Roux Jr.

Le Gavroche - behind the scenes with Michel Roux Jr.


Top chefs on Le Gavroche.

Top chefs on Le Gavroche.

The Chef de Cuisine at work.

The Chef de Cuisine at work.
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Seize a rare opportunity to cook alongside Michel Roux Jr. Join a small, intimate group for the Michel Roux Jr Premier Experience and enjoy an illuminating day in the company of the Michelin-starred chef. Or take your pick from a tempting menu of hands-on cooking classes at The Michel Roux Jr Cookery School at Cactus Kitchens. Learn new skills with Michel’s protégés and a host of the nation’s most exciting chefs. We look forward to welcoming you to our kitchen.