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Go Behind the Scenes at the Andre's 35th Anniversary Party

Meet the chefs who came out of Andre Rochat's kitchen.

Take a look behind the scenes of the 35th anniversary party at Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge on Sunday. Chef André Rochat was honored by his past and present peers and protégés during the event that celebrated the opening of the original Andre’s in Downtown Las Vegas. A team of chefs, who all at one point worked with Rochat, created a one-night only menu.

Here’s a rundown of the talent that’s come out of Rochat’s kitchen:
• Host chef, Chris Bulen: Current executive chef at Andre's Restaurant & Lounge.

• Chef Greg Engelhardt: Former chef de cuisine at Andre's in Downtown, current owner of Off-the-Grid Caribbean Catering in St. Thomas.

• Chef Gary LaMorte: Former chef de cuisine at Andre's Restaurant & Lounge, current corporate executive chef for the Michael Mina Group.

• Chef Florian Wherli: Former chef de cuisine at Andre's in Downtown, current executive chef at Triomphe Restaurant in New York.

• Chef Eric Patterson: Former chef de cuisine at Andre's in Downtown, current chef/owner at The Cooks House in Traverse City, Mich.

• Chef Arnaud Masset: Former sous chef at Andre’s in Downtown and Alizé, current executive chef at the Palms.

• Chef Heather Zheng: Former sous chef at Andre’s in Downtown, current executive chef Shibuya at MGM Grand.

• Chef Mark Purdy: Current executive chef at Alizé at the Top of Palms Casino Resort.

• Chef Tammy Alana: Current executive pastry chef for Andre’s Restaurant & Lounge and Alizé.

• Chef Johnny Church: Former sous chef at Alizé and Andre’s Restaurant and Lounge, current chef/owner of MTO Café, Las Vegas.

• Chef Josh Smith: Former chef at Alizé, current executive chef at Michael Mina’s Bardot Brasserie at Aria.

• Chef Chris Herrin: Former pastry chef Andre’s and Alizé, current president of CH Hospitality Group in Seattle.

• Chef Scott Sampson: Former chef Andre’s Downtown, current chef/owner of Scotty’s Kitchen in Las Vegas.

• Chef Les Goodman: Former sous chef at Andre’s at Downtown and Andre’s Restaurant & Bar, current chef in Adafina, Calif.

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6332 West 3rd Street, , CA 90036 (323) 935-1246 Visit Website

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