Originally from Lorraine, Thomas Fefin completed his BTS in Hotel Management in Metz before moving to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to obtain a professional degree in hotel management in English. His career began in Asia, first in Macau and then in Guangzhou in China, alongside Chief Antoine Perray. Back in France in 2012, he joined the teams at the Epicure*** restaurant in Paris alongside Fréderic Kaiser and subsequently held various positions as a maître d’hôtel.
In July 2017, he became assistant director of the two Michelin-starred Le Gabriel Restaurant at La Réserve Paris – Hotel and Spa. In 2018, he began preparing for the MOF competition with the help of chef Jérôme Banctel and his team. Passionate about his job, he ensures the cohesion of the group, built on a demanding vision of a quality offering. His daily commitment has resulted in his earning the ultimate MOF 2019 award and the pleasure of being the director of Le Gabriel. In September 2020 in joined the EHL has a practical art lecturer to perform at the Berceau des Sens restaurant.