Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2019
(Best Worker of France 2019)
Arnaud Faye began his career in 1999. He worked in a succession of three Michelin starred restaurants, such as Arnsbourg in Baarenthal, Antoine Westermann's Buerehiesel and Bernard Loiseau's Relais.
In 2007, at only 29 years of age, Arnaud Faye was appointed Head Chef at l'Espadon, in that famous Parisian palace "The Ritz". Two years later, the restaurant received its second Michelin star. In early 2011, Arnaud Faye joined the newly opened Mandarin Oriental in Paris. Less than a year after opening, the Mandarin Oriental, Paris obtained 2 Michelin stars.
During the year of 2012 he took on a new challenge: to oversee the kitchens of the Auberge du Jeu de Paume Hotel, a member of the Relais & Châteaux association and the property of His Highness the Prince Aga Khan, in the heart of the Domaine de Chantilly. The hotel's gourmet restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in March 2013 and the second came the following year. They were maintained in 2015 and 2016.
In the summer of 2016, Arnaud Faye joined the Château de la Chèvre d'Or to oversee the management of the hotel's kitchens, and in particular that of "La Chèvre d'Or", its 2 Michelin starred gourmet restaurant.