Nathalie Arbefeuille is a self taught Chef but through the years, she has had many opportunities to hone her skills through master classes with internationally wellknown industry professionals such as Chef Anne-Sophie Pic (3 Michelin Stars) who helped her to develop her own recipes and style.
For more than ten years Nathalie has organized and prepared fine dining events and cocktail parties for renowned guests and diplomats in Bangkok then in Kuala Lumpur where she’s now been established for 7 years. On 30th April 2010, she opened her restaurant : Nathalie’s Gourmet Studio. Combining a Cooking Studio where she conducts Cooking Classes for non-professionals food lovers and a Restaurant. Nathalie has also become one of the most popular caterer among the gourmet dinners in Kuala Lumpur and her signature Macarons are the delicacies everyone is craving for in Kuala Lumpur.
As a logical result and with the help of a local partner trusting her, she continued her success story with the opening of a second restaurant, Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie this time downtown KL last June 2011. Her new restaurant is more fine dining in the evening but still affordable for everyone. Cooking means sharing for Nathalie and offering amazing dishes at an affordable price is her leitmotiv for years.
Nathalie has been voted Outstanding Chef of the Year at the Time Out KL Food Awards 2011 and Cuisine Gourmet by Nathalie has been shortlisted for the Best New Restaurant Award. She also won the Most Creative Cuisine and Best Starter awards during the Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) and has been nominated in 4 other categories during the MIGF.