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ABOUT US

Epicurean Nights is a series of immersive multi-sensory fine dining and art experiences. 

Each night, a multi-course gastronomic meal designed in collaboration with prestigious chefs is served and paired perfectly with fantastic wines, cocktails, musical performances, visual atmosphere and aromas. 
The orchestration of taste, sight, sound, smell and touch delights our guests in an evening of indulgence and emotion.

Come and be part of an unforgettable journey through the senses.

Let yourself be surprised, inspired and spoiled…

THE TEAM

Olivia Chessé

Founder & Producer 

Passionate about gastronomy, her refined taste and curiosity have led her towards working with leading French and international chefs and prestigious brands. After graduating from business school, Olivia worked for luxury fashion brands in Paris. Then, while working with Michelin-starred chefs, she discovered a true passion for haute cuisine, savoir-faire and excellence. Her collaboration with the talented twin Pourcel chefs in the south of France took her to China and Indonesia, where she spent several years managing exceptional projects and events.While in China, she joined the team at Valrhona as Country Manager. This experience finally brought her to New York in 2014, where she launched Epicurean Nights motivated by a desire for exploring a new perception of Taste and inspired  by memorable encounters and unique culinary experiences in Asia.

Tenaya Santos da Silva

Creative event Manager

Born in Colombia from a Swedish/French mother and French father, she grew up in Peru and Mexico and came back to France for her studies. After graduating from her business school, Tenaya worked at L'Oréal and Moët Hennessy in Paris. Her interest for international business, specifically in the domain French savoir-faire, made her move to New York where she workes for Ligne Roset. She then joined Revol porcelaine as the VP of sales for 5 years. She joined Epicurean Nights at the beginning of the adventure, bringing her expertise in event management, marketing and creative planning.

Frédéric Robert

Culinary director

Grew up in Burgundy where he discovered his passion for food. After receiving his Culinary Diploma in France, he pursued an international career working in both five starred Hotels and Michelin starred Restaurants in Ireland, Germany, Austria and China. Frédéric was part of the opening team of the multi award winning, three Michelin starred Ultraviolet in Shanghai by Paul Pairet. In New York, he opened the French Bistro L'Antagoniste in Brooklyn, which was named one of the 25 best new restaurants in America by Gear Patrol, and was also invited to cook a Bastille Day Dinner at the James Beard House. Currently he is the Executive Pastry Chef at the Peninsula Hotel in NYC. Frédéric is always looking to push boundaries to find new ways to introduce food and is thrilled to collaborate with Epicurean Nights.

 
 

EPICUREAN

INDULGE YOUR BODY AND SOUL IN SENSUAL PLEASURES

SENSORIAL

TASTE, SMELL, ADMIRE, TOUCH, LISTEN…

IMMERSE YOURSELF AND SPARK YOUR SENSES

CURATED

PRESTIGIOUS AWARDED CHEFS

ACCLAIMED TALENTED ARTISTS

TAILORED GASTRONOMIC AND ARTISTIC PROGRAM

 

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