Chef Marie-Chantal Lepage leaves the MNBAQ
Chef Marie-Chantal Lepage has decided: she is not renewing her contract at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) as manager of catering spaces and the catering service.
A t the time to negotiate a second term of five years, she has “a lot of thought to the various opportunities available to her,” says Is there a statement, before finally choosing to put her apron. His reign at the helm of Tempéra, Restaurant Signé MC Lepage and café-sandwich shop will end on March 31, 2020.
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“It was an immense privilege to lead the entire restoration of the MNBAQ and to have participated in the launch of the magnificent Pierre Lassonde pavilion. These are intense and memorable years! I am proud to have performed more than 1,000 banquets, including several major events with a philanthropic and corporate flavor, ”she said in a press release.
“There were the grandiose inauguration celebrations of the Pierre-Lassonde Pavilion, the major events linked to the Foundation of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and the unforgettable banquets. I leave the museum with the feeling that I have taken up great challenges and have left a gastronomic heritage in this exceptional place, ”she adds.
It remains to be seen where the passion for cooking will take Ms. Lepage to the next stage. And what will fill this food gap at the MNBAQ. To be continued…
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