Chef Thompson Troy N Thompson has been working in kitchens since the age of 15, from filling submarine rolls to now over seeing a global hospitality consultancy...and shortly taking the helm as Executive Chef at Rafayel at the Left Bank this autumn.
Chef Thompson opened his first restaurant in Osaka Japan in the 1980’s he then went on to establish a close relationship with the Ritz-Carlton chain of hotels, opening his first hotel restaurant for them in Seoul, Korea, he then relocated to Los Angeles to launch Ritz-Carltons Jer-ne restaurant. He has also held executive chef positions at Remington restaurant in Osaka and the renowned Fusebox restaurant in Atlanta.
Chef Thompson will be bringing his “inspirational cuisine” to Rafayel at the Left Bank. “Inspirational cuisine” is Thompsons take on what might be loosely termed “world cuisine”. Flavours, cuisines, ideas, sauces, textures he has picked up, remembered, been inspired by over 30 years travelling (and eating!) around the globe. We can’t wait!