Born in Normandy, then spending 10 years each in Paris and Provence, Laurent has 33 years of cooking experience under his belt. From 1992 Laurent has worked in 1, 2 and 3 star Michelin restaurants. Additionally, has worked as a general manager/executive chef for Lenôtre in Qatar. Owning his own restaurant in Provence for 4 years, he moved to Australia in 2012, but not before living in California, USA in 2009, where he worked as a Corporate Chef. Upon arriving in Australia and settling in Melbourne, Bistro La Provence is the result of this romance.