Michel Roux Jnr joins Samsung

12 Feb, 16

Eighth member of Club des Chefs is chef-patron of Le Gavroche

Samsung has announced Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux is to become the eighth member of its Club des Chefs.

Chef patron of La Gavroche and Roux, Michel Roux Jnr joins Daniel Boulud, Michel Troisgros, Elena Arzak, Christopher Kostow, Eric Frechon, Davide Oldani and Erich Trochon.

Launched in June 2013, Samsung Club des Chefs has partnered with chefs from around the world to help develop its kitchen appliances.

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In the Spring Samsung will launch Club des Chef App for its recently-launched Family Hub connected fridge. The app will feature recipes, cooking advice and hands-on appliance demos from the chefs.

Michel Roux Jnr commented: “I think the premise of the Samsung Club des Chefs developing technology to help people increasingly experiment in their own kitchen, is really exciting. “I’m delighted to be joining my peers and friends to share our expertise and passion, partnered with Samsung’s innovation, to help people master their own cooking at home.”

European director of home appliances, Samsung, Dan Harvie added: “By working with some of the world’s finest culinary talent, we have been able to capture the essence of professional cooking and make it readily available via the Club des Chefs app, coming to the Family Hub fridge in 2016. We are extremely privileged to welcome Michel Roux Jnr to our club. The expertise and insight he has garnered over 40 years of experience, makes him the ideal addition to the Club.”