About Us, Chefs and Team

Gastronomicom Culinary Institute is led by a dedicated and enthusiastic team that has years of training and professional experience and who craves share with you from the moment you start your journey into the world of culinary arts.

Our teachers, who have experience in the real world of cooking, pastry, wine and hotel management, will provide an excellent education and share with you all their secrets.

Chef Vincent Catala, Pastry Teacher

Executive Chef, La Réserve Ramatuelle, 1 Michelin star, St Tropez
Chef, La Bastide St Antoine, 2 Michelin stars, Grasse
Chef, Chateau Les Vigiers, 1 Michelin star, Bordeaux
Second Chef, Les Prés d’Eugénie, 3 Michelins stars, Eugénie les Bains
Second Chef, Hotel Le Prieuré, 1 Michelin star, Villeneuve lez Avignon
Chef, La Réserve, 1 Michelin star, Albi


Martine Lessault, Owner and President

Graduate École Hôtelière de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Restaurant Manager Hôtel Beau Rivage ***** Geneve (Switzerland), Leading Hotel of the World
Manager Hôtel “Maison Morizet” **** Münich (Germany)
Manager “Hôtel Guy louis Duboucheron” **** luxe, Paris
General Manager Hôtel Da Lapa ***** luxe, Lisbon (Portugal) Leading Hotel of the World
Development Manager Hôtel d’Europe **** Avignon, (FR)
Manager Hôtel Vatel **** , Teacher in Vatel Institute and Responsible for all the internships and international students at Vatel Institute, International School of Hospitality Management, Nimes (France)
Permanent member of Worldwide Who’s Who Network
Spoken Languages: French, English, Spanish, German, Portuguese.