Private Chef

Lets Cook is a private chef covering Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Greater London.

After years of service as a professional chef, Loïc Le Pape decided to become a private chef and launch Let’s Cook. The company is growing fast with both personal and professional clientele and offers some of the most prestigious dishes using fresh ingredients sourced from the finest local suppliers.

We have created for your perusal a selection of different dishes to satisfy your taste buds. You are welcome to make any suggestions and additions to your menu so that we can tailor our dishes to your needs.


private chef in Sussex Loïc le pape
Inspiration From Early Age
Born near Saumur in the Loire Valley, Loïc Le Pape was inspired by his late mother’s talent in the kitchen and grew up with a love of quality home-grown produce.
Nowadays, Loïc’s inspiration and imagination comes from everywhere, whether he’s eating out, reading cookbooks, or browsing produce at the market.
An ambitious chef, he enjoys the challenge of creating dishes which will leave a lasting impression.
Loïc has been providing his service as a chef for over thirty years and started his apprenticeship in a three rosette restaurant by the River Loire. After that he went on to do his national service on the legendary carrier la Jeanne D’Arc, traveling all around the world and cooking at the same time for important clientèle.
On his return he went to the prestigious Cordon Bleu school in Paris on his return to perfect his skills. During his prestigious career, Loïc has worked for various establishments such as the Michelin star The Ritz Hotel in Paris, before moving on to work at La Tour D’Argent also a Michelin star restaurant.
Loïc then came to London to work at prestigious hotels and other numerous famous restaurants.
He was also personal chef for famous HNWI private households in London and surrounding areas, such as Maurice Saatchi and the Alfayed family.
In his time he has cooked for numerous popular celebrities such as François Mitterrand, the former French President, actors Tony Curtis, Victoria Principal, Cameron Diaz, ex-American president Ronald Reagan, politicians Gerald Lyons, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and recently for several premiership players.
His style of cuisine is classic French with a modern and Mediterranean approach. 
At the end of the dinner you will realise that your vision of the food changed magically. But it’s not magic, it’s Loïc’s passion for it.
Loïc is dedicated and determined to share his passion for good food and inspiring others by providing bespoke event catering, private fine dining experiences and cookery classes.
From selecting the finest ingredients, to ensuring impeccable presentation, Loïc and his team maintain careful attention to detail at every step.

Places I've worked...

private chef in sussex previous companies

La Promenade, Restaurant of Maison Dallas

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The Ritz, Paris

The Park Tower Hotel

The Sheraton Park Tower, Knightsbridge

Hilton Hotels

Hilton London Olympia, Kensington


The Belmond Cadogan Hotel, Mayfair


Hotel Café Royal, London




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