Laurent André – Executive Chef of “Le Royal Monceau” Hotel in Paris responds to the Proust Questionnaire filtered through the exclusive prism of Levillage.com
Initially trained by Alain Ducasse in his three Michelin stars restaurant The Louis XV at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco and former Executive Chef of the Intercontinental Hotel in Hong Kong, Laurent André cherishes the beautiful and the good.
What is your favorite virtue?
What is your favorite quality in a man?
What are your favorite qualities in a woman?
Gentleness and ferocity
What do you most value in your friends?
Presence and loyalty
What do you consider your most marked fault?
I Want to control everything
What is your favorite hobby?
Rereading my old cookbooks
What is your idea of happiness?
To become immortal
If not yourself, what would you choose to be?
What I am
Where would you like to live?
In Australia for the great outdoors
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Japanese cherry blossoms
What is your favorite bird?
What is your favorite poem?
‘’Green’’ of Paul Verlaine
What is your favorite composer?
What is your favorite painter?
Who is your favorite hero in real life?
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My wife and my daughter
What is your favorite dish?
Frog legs in cream sauce
What is your favorite wine?
White Corton Charlemagne Burgundy
What are your favorite names?
Elodie, Louise, Maxime
Which talent would you like to be most gifted with?
What is your motto?
Beautiful and good