With extensive experience in the hospitality and restaurant business, Laurent can assist restaurant developers to:- Analyze your operation, menu, staffing, market and customers- Concept to design – creative use of space- Develop a strong business plan- Training and hiring staff

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Latest News From Chef Laurent Manrique

I had been working as chef consultant at the 17-year old Vietnamese restaurant, Le Colonial.

I have had the pleasure of working with the founder of Le Colonial, Jen Denoyer back in New York city in the early 1990s.

Inside Scoop says, “the notion behind getting Manrique on board at Le Colonial is to bring it back to its original focus.”

The menu changes are very subtle and I would encourage you to check out

Le Colonial on 20 Cosmo Place in San Francisco.

I had the pleasure of working with Executive Chef of Le Colonial, Jean-Paul Peluffo and his team along with General Manager, Andre Cortes.

I’m certain Le Colonial is headed in the right direction.

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