Get to know me better
Culinary Perfectionist providing an explosion of flavors in your mouth.
I am a professional Chef and Restauranteur with over 35 years of experience. I completed my training in France and did several apprenticeships with great chefs. I moved on to open several of my own establishments with the last one on the island of St. Barthelemy where I have resided for the past 20 years (My restaurant is called Bistro Josephine). My specialties are Creole French Cuisine but I also love to work with Asian flavors.
My role model in the kitchen is Auguste Escoffier and y secret in the kitchen is infusing my love and passion for good food into my cooking.
For me, cooking is...
My Passion and lifestyle.
I learned to cook at...
I was fortunate to study at a culinary school, to work under great chefs in both Paris, France and America.
A role model in the kitchen is...
My role model in the kitchen is August Escoffier.
A cooking secret...
Infusing my love and passion for good food into my cooking.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Gustavia.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Gustavia. You name it!
A longer stay in Gustavia? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Book your experience with Chef Jean Paul
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.