Cyrille Holota is in as the new head chef at Le Bilboquet, the French bistro at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta.
Holota, who recently served as executive chef at the Four Season Hotel Bora Bora and assisted celebrity chef Antoine Westermann in launching Le Coq Rico in New York, has a long history at fine dining restaurants around Atlanta.
Holota worked with mentor Joel Antunes at the Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, moving along with Antunes for the opening of his namesake restaurant JOEL in 2001, where Holota was promoted to chef, then executive chef.
In a statement, Holota expressed his thoughts about retuning to Atlanta to take over the kitchen at Le Bilboquet.
“This beautiful restaurant has quickly become one of Atlanta’s favorites, and I am a huge fan,” Holota said. “I am so grateful to lead the extremely talented team in Le Bilboquet’s kitchen and plan to craft some amazing French cuisine for our customers.”