Frenchman In The Kitchen

The Frenchman in the Kitchen, offering bespoke, luxury dining experiences for private parties, small events and more all in the comfort of your own home (or holiday home!) across Dorset and Hampshire.

Having a dinner party and want to impress with mouth-watering gourmet dishes? Want to enjoy the evening with your guests rather than being confined to the kitchen?
Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply getting together with friends, Frenchman in the Kitchen can provide hassle free fine dining tailored to your requirements. With several menu options to choose from, or the opportunity to co-create something completely bespoke, we can cater to your needs.

The Frenchman in the Kitchen is Loic Gratadoux. After receiving classic training in Paris at Ferrandi, L’Ecole Superieure de Cuisine Francaise, Loic has taken his culinary skills around the world. He has worked in numerous 1, 2 and 3 Michelin star restaurants in France, including the prestigious Eiffel Tower as well as The Pier Restaurant in Sydney Harbour. He was working in the kitchen department when it won “Best Restaurant in Australia”.

Since moving to England in 2007, he has worked as Head Chef at the 4* Christchurch Harbour Hotel in Mudeford and more recently, the 4*, 2 AA Rosette Harbour Heights Hotel in Sandbanks.

Loic said: “I am passionate about finding great produce and using my creative flair and fine dining experience to cook something really special. I work with my customers to design their perfect menu and enjoy being part of creating a truly memorable private dining experience.”

His restaurant experience has led to Loic creating strong lasting relationships with local food producers allowing him to include the highest quality ingredients in every single menu.

Catering for up to twenty guests, Frenchman in the Kitchen offers a variety of menus designed to offer exquisitely presented gourmet food which caters to all tastes. A selection of sample menus, as well as prices and further details are available online at

92 The Grove, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2HD
07971 161119

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