Executive Chef of The Venetian and The Palazzo Named ‘Master Chef of France’

Olivier Dubreuil, Executive Chef of The Venetian and The Palazzo, has been named “Master Chef of France,” an award that is sought after by many of the finest Chefs dedicated to French cuisine. With a passion for cuisine and the flavors of his French culture, Dubreuil’s enthusiasm and knowledge of the culinary arts has lead him into the elite Association of the Master Chefs of France. From studying in a seaside town near Bordeaux, France to training under noted French chefs, Chef Olivier Dubreuil’s experiences and exceptional culinary skills have been recognized by the prestigious Association of the Master Chefs of France.

Only a limited number of chefs around the world share this coveted title and are chosen to become a “Master Chef of France” based upon their dedication to the Association’s motto; ‘to preserve and spread the French culinary art, encourage training in cuisine, and assist professional development’. With such an extraordinary recognition, members of the Association of the Master Chefs of France are given the highest classification in restaurants guides and are often mentioned in specialized magazines. The Association of the Master Chefs of France promotes professional excellence through national and international cooking competitions and leading chefs and winners of culinary competitions belong to this refined club.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled for Chef Olivier; to be awarded with such a high culinary honor,” stated Pete Boyd, Vice President of Food and Beverage. “He is dedicated to creating the finest cuisine that showcases his unique flavor combinations and we are proud to have him as a part of The Venetian and The Palazzo executive team.”

Chef Olivier Dubreuil will be inducted into the Association as “Master Chef of France” March 2009 in France then again in Cincinnati in June 2009 along with only four other chefs from the United States and Canada that have been awarded the title of “Master Chef of France.”

“To have my passion for French cuisine honored by such a notable association is incredible,” stated Olivier Dubreuil, Executive Chef at The Venetian and The Palazzo. “Holding the title of Master Chef of France and becoming a part of this elite group of chefs is something that, as an apprentice chef, I dreamt of becoming.”

Chef Olivier Dubreuil oversees the kitchen operations at two major Las Vegas properties, The Venetian and The Palazzo. Chef Dubreuil has been a part of the executive team for over three years and has been dedicated to preparing only the finest in French cuisine for his privileged guests.