Adeline Grattard

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Adeline Grattard
BornFebruary 8, 1978
EducationÉcole Supérieure de Cuisine Française (ESCF) - Ferrandi
Spouse(s)Chi Wah Chan
Culinary career
Cooking styleFrench, Chinese, Fusion cuisine

Adeline Grattard is the head chef of the Michelin-starred restaurant Yam'Tcha in Paris.

Grattard was born on February 8, 1978 in Dijon, France.[1] She was trained at the School of French Cuisine at Ferrandi and worked under Pascal Barbot at L'Astrance.[1][2]

Grattard's husband, Chi Wah Chan, was born in Hong Kong, and they moved from Paris to Hong Kong for two years, where Grattard worked alongside Chinese chefs and explored the culinary scene.[2][3] They returned to Paris and together opened Yam'Tcha in the Les Halles neighborhood in 2009.[2][4] The name Yam'Tcha is a reference to the Cantonese phrase "Yum cha" for eating a meal with tea, and tea service by Chan is part of the prix fixe meal at the restaurant.[5] Yam'Tcha received many positive reviews in its first year and was awarded one star in the 2010 Michelin Guide.[4]

Grattard was featured on an episode of the Netflix series Chef's Table: France in 2016.[3]

See also[edit]

Adeline Grattard (French Wikipedia page)


  1. ^ a b "Adeline Grattard". Le Figaro (in French). Madame Figaro. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Lobrano, Alexander (December 29, 2011). "Saveur 100: Yam'Tcha". Saveur.
  3. ^ a b Greg Morabito; Viktoria Muench (September 28, 2018). "'Chef's Table: France' Recap: Adeline Grattard Dazzles Diners With French-Chinese Fare at Yam'Tcha". Eater.
  4. ^ a b Muhlke, Christine (April 14, 2010). "Where Paris Chefs, Not Prices, Rise". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Ferenczi, Alexis (April 25, 2017). "Why I Pair Food with Tea Instead of Wine". Munchies. VICE.