Alain Lenotre

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Alain Lenotre is a certified pastry chef, candy maker, and ice cream maker. He was trained as a cook at a famous 3-Star Michelin restaurant in Paris, the Grand Vefour.[1] He was also the General Director of LENOTRE PARIS from 1972 to 1982. In addition to that, he received a Master Baker Certificate from Retail Bakers of America in July 1987.

In 1998, Alain and Marie Lenotre opened the Culinary Institute Lenotre.[2][3]

In October 2011, Alain Lenotre opened Le Bistro. Located within the Culinary Institute Lenotre, the Lounge is a restaurant open to the public while also serving as a training center for students.[4][5]


  1. ^ Reichl, Ruth (2004). Remembrance of Things Paris: Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet. Conde Nast. p. 100. ISBN 0-679-64309-5.
  2. ^ Morgan, Kim (2011-11-04). "Love Story: Marie and Alain Lenotre Met and Fell in Love in Paris". Houston Chronicle.
  3. ^ Richards, Sarah (2003-09-11). "French Connection/LeNotre Guides Aspiring Chefs Through Challenges of Native Country's Cuisine". Houston Chronicle.
  4. ^ Madan, Stephanie (2011-10-11). "Kris Bistro & Wine Lounge". My Table's Sidedish.
  5. ^ Ambrose, Amber (2011-10-12). "A Look Inside the Newly Open Kris Bistro & Wine Lounge".

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