Jimmy Lahoud

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Jimmy Lahoud is a Lebanese businessman and restaurateur in London, England. He has owned restaurants such as Quo Vadis, L'Escargot, and Café St. Pierre (which became Maison Novelli).[1] Lahoud is an art collector, displaying his Picasso, Miró, Chagall, Warhol and Matisse pieces at at least one of his restaurants.[2] Lahoud is credited for launching the career of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White.[3] With White, Lahoud established White Star Line Ltd,[4] which owns the Belvedere Restaurant.[5]


  1. ^ White, Marco Pierre (27 May 2008). The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness, and the Making of a Great Chef. Bloomsbury Publishing USA. pp. 99–. ISBN 978-1-59691-497-1. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Gwilliam, Katy (March 9, 2011). "Soho's French fancy: L'Escargot reinvents the snail". The Telegraph. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Mathiason, Nick (August 1, 1999). "Eating out is the new rock 'n' roll". The Independent. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Marco Pierre White Profile". Caterer & Hotelkeeper. London. September 2006. 
  5. ^ White Star Line.