Who’s backing him?
The remarkable chef Cyril Coutin. Clear blue-eyed with full of character, he’s Champenois as Jean-Baptiste. At 27, he has been around in renowned institutions : the Trianon Palace in Versailles, the Grenier à Sel in Nancy and L’Esperance by Marc Meneau in Vézelay .
Who’s helping him ?
With the sure touch of Christophe Charcosset, second cook with convincing course : The Palme d’Or, le Martinez in Cannes, The Park in Mougins, The 541 in Colle sur Loup.
The young and talented pastry chef Matthieu Carré. Every day these only 22 years old man -a “local product” – gives the scope of his gourmand capacity.
Hélène Cassagnes-Natali. A native of Catalonia, Jean-Baptiste’s wife has acquired a solid grounding in toursim and et hotel business. Elle est passée par des maisons d’excellente tenue comme le Martinez à Cannes.
The butler and sommelier Mathieu Delagneau. His humour, his detailed knowledge of wines, his « so british » style fits perfectly with this Maison, where his talent has found all its own place.
Sophie Korniak, a native of Essoyes, is a young woman of 22 who learns quickly and whose pretty smile lights up dining rooms Bourgogne, Champagne or Toscane.