Guy Savoy

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Guy Savoy
Born 24 July 1953 (1953-07-24) (age 61)
Nevers, Burgundy, France
Culinary career
Cooking style Nouvelle cuisine

Guy Savoy is a French chef, and is the Head Chef and owner of the eponymous Guy Savoy restaurant in Paris and sister restaurant in Las Vegas, both of which have gained Michelin stars.

He owns five other restaurants in Paris, Singapore and Qatar.


Guy Savoy was born on 24 July 1953 in Nevers. In 1955, his parents moved to Bourgoin-Jallieu, a town in Isère, where his father was a gardener and his mother owned a taproom, that she would transform into a fast food and then a reputed restaurant. After three years apprenticeship with the Troisgros brothers,[1] he owned his own restaurant in New York before opening in rue Duret, Paris in 1980, which received 2 Michelin stars in 1985.

Gordon Ramsay trained under Guy Savoy, and has described him as his culinary mentor.[2][3][4]


Flagship restaurants
  • Restaurant Guy Savoy – 18 rue Troyon – 17th arrondissement of Paris
  • Restaurant Guy Savoy – Las Vegas, United States
  • Restaurant Guy Savoy - Porto Arabia, The Pearl Qatar
Other restaurants
  • Restaurant rôtisserie Atelier Maitre Albert – 5th arrondissement of Paris
  • Restaurant Les Bouquinistes – 6th arrondissement
  • Restaurant Le Chiberta – 8th arrondissement
  • Guy Savoy Singapore – Marina Bay Sands, Singapore (closed as of Feb 2014)

Awards and accolades[edit]

Savoy received the Legion d’Honneur medal in 2000.[1]

The Paris restaurant Guy Savoy garnered three Michelin stars in 2002. The restaurant was ranked in the Restaurant Magazine Top 50 Restaurants in the world in 2004 and 2005.[5][6]

The Las Vegas restaurant has garnered 2 Michelin stars, the AAA Five Diamond Award, the Forbes Five Star Award, and the Wine Spectator Grand Award.



  1. ^ a b "Chef Guy Savoy of Restaurant Guy Savoy - Biography". Las Vegas: Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gordon Ramsay". The Biography Channel. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Season 3 episode 18 of MasterChef
  4. ^ Season 12 episode 8 of Hell's Kitchen
  5. ^ "2004 List (number 6)". The World's 50 Best Restaurants. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "2005 List (number 16)". The World's 50 Best Restaurants. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 

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