Chef Romain Chapel
Romain Chapel’s culinary style is bold and innovative, while keeping true to the fundamental principles of classical French cuisine.
Romain began his career in 2001 with a kitchen internship at Maison Troisgros by three Michelin-starred chef Michel Troisgros in Roanne, France. He enhanced his skills under the tutelage of award-winning chefs, like Philippe Jousse and Jacques Maximin. Romain then returned to his birth town of Mionnay to work in his family’s dining establishment, two Michelin-stars Alain Chapel restaurant, for three years before moving to London in 2012 to helm the celebrated sketch Lecture Room and Library by Pierre Gagnaire.
From 2014, he travelled the world focusing on restaurant openings by Pierre Gagnaire, planning private menus with wine pairings, before choosing Shanghai as his Asian debut with Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li.