Our Master Chef Instructors are world-class professionals, with extensive experience in the fine dining industry in France and abroad. Along with our Chef Instructors and Teaching Assistants, they oversee the delivery of our core programs.

Our instructors are dedicated to sharing their passion and know-how in a friendly atmosphere, and make sure our students are supported every step of the way, while maintaining high-level professional standards.

Christian Carbillet, Master Teacher

Christian Carbillet is a Master Teacher at ICDE in Manila, Philippines. He is a member of Disciples Escoffier International, and entered the Académie Culinaire of France in 2016

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A number of renowned and Michelin-starred chefs have been visiting ICDE on a frequent basis and contributing to our programs, by sponsoring graduating classes, performing culinary demonstrations, or delivering exceptional class sessions.

Jean-Marc Gaucher

Executive Pastry Chef at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong, Jean-Marc Gaucher formerly ran his own traditional French bakery in Nice. Following his apprenticeship..

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Michel Portos

Chef Michel Portos was nominated the “2012 Chef of The Year” by Gault & Millaut. He has worked at “La Maison Troisgros” in Roanne, a Michelin three-star restaurant named “the best

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