Private Gourmet Chef

professional french chefMichel Poumay was born in France and educated at the Ecole Hotelliere de Liege-Culinary in Belgium. Professionally cooking since age 12, Michel was inducted into the prestigious Order of 33 Master Chefs in 1994, Compagnon de La Toque Blanche. Working in kitchens across Europe, Africa, South and Central America nurtured a well-rounded culinary repertoire. Throughout his career he has worked his culinary magic for the Chancellor of Germany and the Queen Mother of Great Britain. Michel is fluent in French, English and Spanish.

Chez Grand-mère, the current showcase of Michel's talents, was born in Snowmass near Aspen, Colorado in 1982. The restaurant garnered much critical praise. Chez Grand-mère’s Durango, Colorado location started in 1996 and has become a landmark local eatery.

private chef services
french cuisine
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