Chef Vincent Lesage’s impressive career includes 3-Star Michelin restaurants in Paris, as well as experience at some of the world’s most luxurious hotels. Born and raised in Paris at the center of the food universe, Lesage was surrounded by the rich flavors and techniques that define French gastronomy. After graduating from the Institut Paul Bocuse in Ecully, France, Lesage trained at some of the world’s most celebrated establishments, including The Ritz Paris, the Michelin three-star restaurant, L’Astrance, and Michelin three-star restaurant, Bras.
Most recently, Lesage served as Executive Chef of Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara where he oversaw the resort’s renowned culinary program, including the opening of a new signature restaurant, Angel Oak. Prior to that, he served as Executive Chef of Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach and Executive Sous Chef at St. Regis Monarch Beach.
Today, Lesage serves as Executive Chef of Vista Collina Resort, that opened in summer of 2018. Nestled amongst the rolling hills of Napa, Vista Collina Resort’s 145 rooms, including 39 luxury and epicurean suites, will usher in a new way to see and do Wine Country.