Born in Puerto Rico to French parents, educated in France and Mexico where haute cuisine is an essential ingredient of the good life. With a French Mexican culture, Chef Thierry uses the traditional base of French cuisine with modern techniques and flavors and ingredients from all Mexico. He founded Café des Artistes Puerto Vallarta in 1990, where diners discovered gastronomic elegance within a magnificent and exclusive environment, distinguishing Café des Artistes as the icon restaurant of Puerto Vallarta, the region and Mexico for over 30 years. Its excellence in service and the high quality of food, makes this restaurant a unique place for intimate celebrations and important business meetings. Also owner of the restaurants Tuna Blanca
in Punta Mita (opened in 2008) and later Café des Artistes Los Cabos (opened in 2015), both with the undisputed seal of Grupo Café des Artistes.
Ambassador of the French gastronomy of the century (he was Balli Regional of La Châine des Rôtisseurs in January 2010, and in 2016 he was enthroned as Bailli Délégué du Mexique). He is a member of the French Culinary Academy, bringing together Chefs from France, Canada, Mexico and the United States to share and enrich their culinary techniques, and maintaining its traditionally high standards. He is also a proudly ambassador of culture and culinary festivals in Puerto Vallarta and Mexico. He is co-founder of the International Gourmet Festival with 25 years of experience in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, one of the most important gastronomic events in the country.