Born, raised and trained in the gastronomically renowned city of Lyon, France, Bernard Javelle is truly one of the finest French chefs of the island. He acquired his culinary know-how by working in the following internationally reputed restaurants: Nandron, Bourillot and Le Nord. In 1980 he opened his own restaurants in the Lyon region: La Flanelle & Le Ciceron.
In 1988 he discovered the beauty and peacefulness of St Barts and chose to open and manage the following restaurants on the island: Le Lagon Bleu, Le Caraibes Café and the famed Paradisio Restaurant in Gustavia.
Now, after 18 years on the Island , Bernard is delighted to be able to propose his talented services to all of St Bart’s food loving clientele through StBart Chef Service & catering. His unequalled knowledge of local products, suppliers and fisherman allow him to bring the highest standard of quality directly to your home away from home.