A Pays de la Loire native, Romain sharpened his culinary skills in some of France’s finest kitchens, learning his craft from Michelin-starred chefs, Alain Ducasse, Wilfried Hocquet, and Jean Sulpice. He earned the position of Chef de Partie at the 5-star Hostellerie Le Cèdre in Burgundy, under the tutelage of chef Christophe Canati, before crossing the Atlantic to settle in Montreal.
In his adoptive city, he continued to evolve at L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel and at Les 400 Coups, alongside chefs Eric Gonzalez and Guillaume Cantin, before accepting the position of sous-chef at M.Mme, one of Montreal’s most critically acclaimed restaurants. His talents gained wide recognition in Quebec when he became a finalist in the popular French-Canadian TV show, Les Chefs!
As Executive Chef of Henri Brasserie Française, Romain shares with guests a French cuisine of addictive flavors and simple dishes that showcase his extensive research of the finest local ingredients and a solid mastery of his craft.