Carlos de Sousa, Master Chef Instructor, Cuisine

Carlos de Sousa is a Master Chef Instructor at IDE in Hong Kong, and president of Disciples Escoffier International Hong Kong Delegation. Exceptionally innovative French chef, Carlos has more than 25 years’ experience in upscale gastronomic kitchens throughout Europe...

Maxime Michelot, Master Chef Instructor, Pastry

Maxime Michelot has joined IDE in Hong Kong as Pastry Master Chef Instructor. Prior to joining IDE, Maxime was the Pastry Sous-Chef at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane 5* hotel, on Picadilly in London – an iconic establishment dating back to the 1920’s, known for...

Frédéric Hamann, Master Chef Instructor, Cuisine

Frédéric Hamann is a Master Chef Instructor at IDE in Thailand. Most recently, Frédéric was a cookery instructor for the French Ministry of Education. He taught at the Lycée Hôtelier la Renaissance (Hospitality & Culinary High School) in Réunion island, and...

Daniel Van Der Veken, Master Chef Instructor, Cuisine

The French-Belgian Chef Daniel Van Der Veken is a Master Chef Instructor at IDE Romania. With 40 years of experience in fine dining restaurants in France and Belgium, he has settled in Romania for several years to pass on his international culinary experience to...

Ciprian Nicolescu, Master Chef Instructor, Cuisine

Ciprian Nicolescu is a Master Chef Instructor at IDE Romania. He began his career in gastronomy 28 years ago in restaurants in the center of Munich (Germany) where he had the opportunity to work under the magic wand of famous chefs at the time: Alfons Schuhbeck, Heinz...