The Peninsula Shanghai is pleased to welcome Lucien Gautier as its new Executive Pastry Chef. Born and educated in France, Chef Gautier has worked at respected restaurants across France and the United States. Most recently, he was Executive Pastry Chef for the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, and his responsibilities included creating delightful desserts for the hotel's two-Michelin-starred restaurant Le Cinq.
Chef Gautier has won ten prestigious culinary awards during his career, which spans 15 years. These honours include Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France Finalist in 2010 and 2011, and first prize at Romorantin 2009. He was also named “1er Prix Artistique” at the Trophée Relais Desserts Charles Proust in 2006, and was a finalist in the Championnat d’Europe 2005 at the age of 21.