Appointed Executive Chef
At Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington - DC, USA
Executive chef Eric Cousin was born into the restaurant life. As a boy in France he worked in his family restaurant, learning the joys and challenges of the business. His great grandmother was a Flemish chef from Belgium who established Les Buffet de la Gare, an upscale brasserie in a train station in the north of France.
Cousin has prepared meals at some of the most distinguished places in the world. His extensive resume includes serving as executive chef at The Plaza Hotel, The Essex House/St. Regis Club Hotel in New York, The Beau Rivage Casino & Resort in Mississippi, Beaux Rivage Casino, Beaches Resort in Turks & Caicos Island and Qatar Foundation in Doha.
Cousin studied at the École Hôtelière de Montpellier in France. Cousin also holds a degree in hotel and restaurant management that he earned in the United States.