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PRIVATE CHEF AND WEDDING CATERING : Savoring the Extraordinary

At Exclusive Private Chef, we love food, and we’re proud to declare that, we love sensational food. The Chef Thomas Guerinet, provides private chef service, as well as wedding and event catering in Bordeaux, Île de Ré and in Saint Tropez. We utilise heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables, along with natural ingredients sourced from local farmers, fishermen, gardeners, and artisanal producers. Our goal is to craft high-quality catering menus for events, allowing people to rediscover the simple joys of gathering and enjoying meals made with ingredients as close to their source as possible

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Immerse yourself in complete relaxation during your vacation by indulging in the luxury of having your own personal chef. Just let us know your culinary preferences and specify the meals you desire, and we’ll take care of the rest. Whether you’re yearning for Michelin-starred cuisine or home-cooked family favorites, Thomas, your private chef, is poised to create mouthwatering meals for you and your guests. Whether you need a chef for the entire season, a few months, or just a couple of weeks, or even for a special occasion, we’ve got you covered.


Our professional French catering team specializes in catering for weddings for individuals residing abroad. We set the standard nationwide in France for wedding receptions and private chef services. Our commitment to using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients to create delicious ‘à la minute’ fine cuisine, coupled with impeccable service and attention to detail, provides the perfect foundation for an extensive range of unforgettable special events on any occasion. Whether you’re hosting friends for a festive holiday brunch or your family for an unforgettable wedding dinner, our mission at Exclusive French Catering remains constant: We are devoted to the unequivocal celebration of life through excellent food, great company, and warm hospitality.

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Indulge in culinary excellence on the enchanting French Riviera, by the Atlantique Océan or in the Bordeaux vignard. Our team is here to assist you with all your events, whether they take place on the Île de Ré, in Bordeaux, Saint-Tropez, or along the Riviera. With exclusive private chef, you can hire a personal chef for your Saint Tropez, Cannes or Monaco retreats. We also offer our wedding catering services in Bordeaux, Saint-Tropez, or on the Île de Ré. Elevate every meal to a masterpiece, crafted with precision and the finest ingredients. Our professional chef ensures a bespoke menu, transforming each dining moment into a celebration of flavor and sophistication.


Immerse yourself in a culinary journey with our private chef, and catering services on Île de Ré. Our skilled chefs bring a wealth of expertise, curating personalized menus that cater to your unique tastes. From intimate dinners to family feasts, each dish is a masterpiece crafted with passion and precision. Planning a special event on Île de Ré? Allow Exclusive Private Chef to handle the catering, ensuring your celebration is a sensory delight.


Over the last decade, I've served as a private chef in Saint Tropez and various global destinations, tailoring my top favorite recipes to deliver unparalleled culinary experiences for my clients. Infusing creative influences from my travels, I harmonize them with the freshest, finest ingredients sourced directly from Farmer’s Markets. This approach allows me to craft haute cuisine that transcends borders, ensuring a delightful culinary journey accessible to everyone.


Your wedding day is a reflection of your unique love story, and our approach to catering is no different. At Exclusive Private Chef, we specialize in curating exquisite culinary experiences that transcend the ordinary. Our wedding catering services in Bordeaux are designed to add a touch of culinary magic to your special day. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, we bring a blend of creativity, expertise, and exceptional flavors to every wedding we cater.

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With over a decade of experience as a private chef in Saint Tropez, Monaco and Cannes, my role as a personal chef is a true passion. Additionally, I am passionate about sharing my deep love for exquisite food and gastronomy with every family member and guest under my care. As your private chef, my commitment is unwavering: I consistently strive to use the freshest seasonal ingredients, crafting delicious ‘a la minute’ fine cuisine. My commitment to delivering top-notch catering, paired with impeccable service and meticulous attention to detail, creates the perfect recipe for exceptional lunches and dinners for any occasion.

As your dedicated professional private chef in Monaco and Saint Tropez, I am unwaveringly committed to the joyful celebration of life through the art of exquisite cuisine, delightful company, and unparalleled hospitality.

Discover our signature private chef and wedding menu – A modern fine dinning cuisine with a mediterreanean twist.

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The chef Career history

I have more than 10 years experience as a private chef along with a solid foundation of cooking skills and techniques, that prepared me very well to adapt to all kinds of preferences and diets, rapidly. Feel free to go through my resume below to discover my extensive work experience.

2009 TO DATE

As a private chef, my profession is not just a job but a genuine passion. My unwavering commitment involves crafting delectable ‘a la minute’ fine cuisine using only the freshest seasonal ingredients. This dedication, paired with impeccable service and meticulous attention to detail, forms the foundation for creating memorable experiences at a limitless array of special events. Since 2009, I have had the privilege of catering to discerning clients not only throughout France and Europe but also across Australasia.

2014 – 2019

At Catering Traiteur, we specialize in curating and orchestrating tailor-made weddings in France for an international clientele with dreams of a French destination wedding. Our expertise extends to both private and corporate events, seamlessly accommodating up to 500 guests. When orchestrating a function, I lead a team of adept professionals, overseeing up to 15 chefs and 25 maitres d’hôtel. In steering my company, I have successfully balanced revenue, profitability, and quality objectives. My responsibilities encompass ensuring the seamless operation of our catering services, upholding high production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards

2012 – 2014

As the Executive Chef for an exclusive, upmarket catering company in Sydney, I led the creation of personalized menus for our meticulously organized events. My responsibilities extended to supplier selection, sourcing premium ingredients, cost management, and overseeing the entire food preparation process. This role demanded a meticulous approach to ensure the delivery of exceptional culinary experiences and maintain the high standards expected by our discerning clientele.

2011 – 2012

As the Head Chef of this distinguished restaurant and wine cellar, I spearheaded the creation of daily and seasonal gastronomic menus. My role encompassed sourcing premium ingredients, meticulously managing costs, overseeing food preparation, and effectively leading and managing the kitchen team. This multifaceted responsibility demanded a keen culinary vision, strategic resource management, and adept team leadership to maintain the excellence synonymous with our establishment.

2009 – 2011

During my tenure at Spoon St Tropez, I served as a Chef de Partie under the tutelage of the renowned French Chef Alain Ducasse. Operating in this Michelin-starred restaurant was a profound experience, where I led a team of three chefs, overseeing the appetizer section. This role afforded me the invaluable opportunity to master the fundamentals of Mediterranean cuisine and comprehend the exacting standards synonymous with Michelin-starred establishments. The experience not only enriched my culinary expertise but also solidified my commitment to delivering excellence in every aspect of gastronomy.

2007 – 2009

During my tenure at Trimurti, under the guidance of the esteemed French chef Nathan Seban, I acquired expertise in preparing vegetarian and vegan dishes utilizing exclusively fresh, locally sourced ingredients. My culinary journey included mastering the fundamentals of fusion cuisine, allowing me to skillfully craft dishes with influences from Middle Eastern, Asian, and European culinary traditions. This experience not only expanded my culinary repertoire but also instilled in me a profound appreciation for the diversity and creativity inherent in global gastronomy.






Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de La Rochelle

2005 – 2007



Lycée hôtelier de La Rochelle – Cooking and hospitality school

2003 – 2005

Certificate of Vocational Proficiency


Lycée hôtelier de La Rochelle – Cooking and hospitality school

Diane Keynon May– DKM luxury rentals – Palma de Majorca

International chateaux, villas and superyachts rental agency – hello(at-@) – +33(0)670490954

Stephanie metven – olivers travels london

International chateaux and villas renting agency – stephanie(at-@) – +44(0)7793608637  

Louis vuitton – Nespresso – Kookaï – Pernod ricard – Chanel V

Corporate catering in a range of venue in Sydney 

cocktail party – afternoon tea – lunch and dinner  

Katherine Mathes Bullock – Mathes and Co events

Events and wedding planner – Dallas texas – mathes(at-@) – (0)214-563-9465


Boutique catering company – maurice.fernandes(at-@) – +61(0)466550737

MAAF – Crédit agricole – Alianz – Macif – MAIF – Covea   

Corporate catering for some of the biggest French bank and insurance company

Cocktail party for up to 700 guests and seated dinner for up to 500

Tiphaine PLumard De Rieux – Châteaux Avenue Bordeaux

international chateaux and villas rental agency – tiphaine(at-@) – +33(0)675286233 – Mg event – BMW – Lea nature 

corporate catering for upmarket company in France and Europe 

cocktail party – afternoon tea – lunch and dinner 

Mathilde Valentin – Event and wedding planner Paris

catering director during 20 Years at the 3 Michelin stars Pavillon Ledoyen Paris   

mathilde(at-@) – +33(0)695265275 

  • Love to travel and to discover new culture
  • I have visited more than 20 countries
    •  Australia, New Zealand, morocco, Thailand, Cambodia, Bali, Madeira, Cuba, Singapore, Greece, UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Philippines, Myanmar, Switzerland, Majorca, Belgium, Dubaï
  • Passionate about wine and gastronomy
  • Like reading books and French literature
  • Practicing kite surf, sailing and cruising
  • Focussed on healthy food, and personal development
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