Emily Roux to consult at Restaurant Associates
Restaurant Associates (RA) has announced an exclusive partnership with chef Emily Roux who will work as a consultant for Compass Group's fine-dining division.
The daughter of chef Michel Roux Jnr, Roux studied at the world renowned Institut Paul Bocuse, where she focused on culinary arts and restaurant management.
She launched her career in the restaurants of Paris and went on to work at Alain Ducasse's restaurant, La Trattoria, in Monaco. Roux later returned to Paris to work at Michelin-starred Le 39V and two-Michelin starred Akrame.
The announcement marks an extension to an enduring partnership between the Roux family and Restaurant Associates (RA), which began working with Albert and Michel Roux Jnr, after their Roux Fine Dining organisation was acquired by Compass in 1993. The father and son chefs continue to act exclusively as consultants for RA, coaching its chefs and delivering masterclasses for clients.
Roux Jnr also opened Roux at Parliament Square in May 2010 with RA, and this new partnership will see he and his daughter hosting private events side by side at the venue.
Commenting on her new role, Emily Roux: "I'm excited to be cooking alongside my family and Restaurant Associates.
"I'm looking forward to working with clients and chefs to create inspiring, bespoke menus that are of world-class quality. There's exceptionally talented chefs working in the business and I can't wait to join the team and share all that I have learnt from my experience and upbringing."
Michel Roux Jr said: "I'm pleased that our Roux dynasty is being continued by my very talented daughter. It's great that we're able to continue our special relationship with Restaurant Associates and work side by side as a family, to create food that is of the highest standard. I'm particularly looking forward to working together at events, where I know our skills will perfectly compliment the others."
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