Éric Chavot is leaving Bob Bob Cité

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Éric Chavot is set to leave Bob Bob Cité after two years at the helm. 

According to Hot Dinners,  the restaurant's owner, Leonid Shutov, said the chef would be leaving at the end of January "for private, family reasons."

Promising to announce Éric’s replacement in due course, he added: “Since joining us over two years ago at Bob Bob Ricard and subsequently as chef at Bob Bob Cité, Éric’s culinary genius has shone through in every detail."

"At Bob Bob Ricard, he expertly refined our offering...The menu he created for Bob Bob Cité, with his perfectionist’s palate and eye, has proved the perfect culinary offering for the restaurant which, it is well-known, has been my labour of love. I feel we have created something truly special together and Éric leaves a lasting legacy.”

After training at Britain's best - Le Manoir, La Tante Claire, Harvey's and Marco Pierre White's The Restaurant, Éric was named head chef at The Capital, where he earned two Michelin stars and held them for most of the 2000s

The chef said: “It has been a great honour and pleasure to oversee the refinement and development of the menus at Bob Bob Ricard and Bob Cité for the past two years and more. I couldn’t be prouder of the hugely enthusiastic welcome Bob Bob Cité has received, not only from critics and the press but more importantly from the thousands of delighted customers we have served since opening.

“I am leaving the cooking in the capable hands of the teams in both restaurants, who I am confident will maintain the high standards which are rightly expected of the Bob Bob brand.”



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Editor 5th December 2019

Éric Chavot is leaving Bob Bob Cité