Alain Roux Bio, Wiki
Alain Roux is a French-British Michelin starred chef, and chef-patron of The Waterside Inn who is best known for being a member of the Roux family, and son of Michel Roux.
He first decided to be a chef at the age of 14, something which his chef father described as being equally “over the moon” and “disturbed” about. He spent eight years in France training at various restaurants.
Alain was sent first to the Pâtisserie Millet in Paris in 1984 to undergo an apprenticeship as a pastry chef. Alain stayed there until 1986 when the apprenticeship was completed, and he moved around a number of different Michelin-starred restaurants for the rest of his time in France, including three-starred Restaurant Pic, La Bonne Etape, Le Domaine d’Orvault, Château de Montreuil and La Côte Saint-Jacques. Whilst in France, Alain served his period of military conscription as a chef at the Élysée Palace.
At the age of 23, he moved back to his family’s Waterside Inn in Bray, Berkshire in 1992 where he became a demi-chef de Partie. In 1995, Alain became sous chef and he took over from his father as chef-patron of the Waterside Inn in 2002. Prior to this, in 2000, Alain joined Relais Desserts, an international society of pastry chefs.
He was chef-patron in 2010 when the Waterside Inn. He is one of the judges of the Roux Scholarship and has appeared as a celebrity chef judge on MasterChef: The Professionals. In 2011, Alain developed new menus for the Business Premier class onboard Eurostar trains.
Alain Roux Age
Roux was born on March 27, 1968, in London (he is 53 years old as of 2021.) He celebrates his birthday on the 27th of March every year.
Alain Roux Height
Roux stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m) tall.
Alain Roux Family
Roux is the son of the late chef and restaurateur, Michel Roux. He is the nephew of Albert Roux who is brother to his father. His cousin Michel Roux Jr. is also a chef.
Alain Roux Wife
Alain is married to Laura and the couple are proud parents of two children; son Paul and daughter Louise.
Alain Roux Father | Alain Roux Father’s Death
Alain’s father, Michel Roux, was a French-born chef and restaurateur working in Britain. He was best known for opening Le Gavroche in Sloane Square London in 1967, along with his brother Albert.
He died on Marich 12, 2020, in Bray, Berkshire, after he succumbed to a long-standing lung condition, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. His family confirmed his death in a statement on Instagram.
Alain and his sisters Francine and Christine, on behalf of the Roux family, said: “It is with deep sadness that the Roux family announces the passing of our beloved grandfather, father, brother and uncle, Michel Roux OBE.”
“The family would like to thank everyone for their support during his illness. While many of you will share our great sense of loss, we request privacy for the family at this difficult time.”
Alain Roux Net Worth
Roux’s net worth is currently under review and will be updated as soon as the information is available. His father had an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $3 Million at the time of his death.