Chef Ludo Lefebvre is one of the most influential chefs in Los Angeles dining, pioneering and revolutionizing the culinary industry. After training in France for 12 years with the great masters, Ludo came to Los Angeles and was soon awarded the prestigious Mobil Travel Guide Five Star Award at two different restaurants, L’Orangerie in 1999 and 2000 and Bastide in 2006. In 2013, Ludo opened Trois Mec, a 28-seat restaurant in the heart of in Los Angeles, which was twice named LA’s Best Restaurant by LA Weekly. In July 2014 Ludo opened his new “Bar a la carte” concept, Petit Trois, which is nominated as a 2015 James Beard finalist for Best New Restaurant. He is the author of two cookbooks; LudoBites, Recipes and Stories from the Pop-Up Restaurants of Ludo Lefebvre and Crave, A Feast of the Five Senses, and currently stars on the ABC hit cooking competition, The Taste.