Jessica Chin Foo, co-owner of Putah Creek Winery met with Guy Martin and his son, Flavien Martin, this fall 2014. She loved her gastronomic dinner at the Grand Vefour and was very inspired with Guy Martin Atelier cooking class. Today, Putah Creek Winery is please to collaborate with Guy Martin Atelier to provide you with exquisite dishes that pairs with our local wines.
Who is Guy Martin?
Guy Martin (born February 3, 1957) is a French chef, who earned three stars from the Guide Michelin. He is currently working the restaurant Le Grand Véfour in Paris. Self-taught, he began his career as a pizzaiolo at age 17. He received his first Michelin star in 1984 while he was a chef for only six months and they were only three in his team. He then became the chef of the restaurant Le Grand Véfour that received three Michelin stars.
In 2010 was chosen to prepare the celebratory meal of the joining of Savoie to France at the Château des ducs de Savoie in Chambéry and cooked for the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy himself.
Since 2011, he has hosted the television program Épicerie fine, for two seasons of 35 episodes, in which he travels to discover the origin of the various foods and gives tips to prepare them. The program is broadcast on TV5 Monde, Cuisine TV, Voyage et Campagnes TV.