17 May 2013

RESTAURANTS: Brasserie Chavot

“LIFE – you’ve got one shot,” says Éric Chavot. The fast-talking, Vespa-riding, Gascon chef says he wanted to captain a grand brasserie since spending every July admiring them in Paris as a young teenager. Finally, aged 45, with decades of craftmanship at fine dining establishments under his belt, including 10 years at The Capital Hotel where he gleaned two Michelin stars, and recently, a season as private chef at Vero Beach, enclave of Hilary and W. Galen Weston, owners of Selfridges, Chavot achieved his goal. “This is not my first rodeo,” he says.
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