Didier Elena

Didier Elena

New York

About Didier Elena

After two decades of working with world-renowned chef, Alain Ducasse in his restaurants around the globe, he broke out on his own. The Michelin-starred chef is now culinary director at Chefs Club in New York and Aspen where a rotating roster of stellar chefs create menus of seasonal ingredients.

My Venues


  • Best New Restaurant
    James Beard Foundation
  • Four Stars (Essex House)
    The New York Times
  • Best Chef of the Year
    Pudlowski Guide
  • Best Chef of the Year
    Champerard Guide
  • Co-author
    Flavors of France, La Bonne Cuisine de Françoise Bernard et Alain Ducasse, Les Ateliers d’Alain Ducasse

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Chilled Ratatouille confit in
"Chilled Ratatouille confit in the oven! Basil coulis, lemon confit whipped ricotta @#summersoon"
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At My Venues