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About Café du Parc

We create our delectable cuisine using fresh, locally grown produce. Café du Parc imparts a vision of a contemporary French bistro- from concept and menu development to staff training and service execution.

(Laufer Peter)

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chef@cafeduparc.com

Executive Chef

Tenured in the InterContinental family of hotels and resorts, Chef Peter Laufer brings over twenty years of global culinary expertise to the Willard, including a decade as executive banquet chef at the InterContinental Miami and executive chef at the InterContinental Houston Galleria. Prior, Laufer served as executive chef at Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica and aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious cruise lines. Most recently, he served as executive chef for guests of the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston where he transitioned the hotel to new management and was responsible for all culinary operations. Patrick Birchall, General Manager of the Willard, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Peter back to the InterContinental family, and I am anxious to see how he continues to elevate our food and service.”
 
Specializing in the native regional cuisines of Europe, Chef Laufer began his culinary career in several highly rated Gault Millau hotels and restaurants in Germany and Switzerland. He is a member of the American Culinary Federation, the Chaine des Rotisseurs and was President of the Professional Chefs Association of Houston for three years.

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About Café du Parc

We create our delectable cuisine using fresh, locally grown produce. Café du Parc imparts a vision of a contemporary French bistro- from concept and menu development to staff training and service execution.

(Laufer Peter)

Email The Chef!

chef@cafeduparc.com

Executive Chef

Tenured in the InterContinental family of hotels and resorts, Chef Peter Laufer brings over twenty years of global culinary expertise to the Willard, including a decade as executive banquet chef at the InterContinental Miami and executive chef at the InterContinental Houston Galleria. Prior, Laufer served as executive chef at Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica and aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious cruise lines. Most recently, he served as executive chef for guests of the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston where he transitioned the hotel to new management and was responsible for all culinary operations. Patrick Birchall, General Manager of the Willard, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Peter back to the InterContinental family, and I am anxious to see how he continues to elevate our food and service.”
 
Specializing in the native regional cuisines of Europe, Chef Laufer began his culinary career in several highly rated Gault Millau hotels and restaurants in Germany and Switzerland. He is a member of the American Culinary Federation, the Chaine des Rotisseurs and was President of the Professional Chefs Association of Houston for three years.