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JASON ATHERTON – Culinary Director

Jason Atherton started out working alongside great chefs including Pierre Koffmann, Marco Pierre White, Nico Ladenis and Ferran Adria at el Bulli, before joining the Gordon Ramsay Group in 2001. After launching ‘Maze’ in London and overseeing the opening of five more ‘Maze’ restaurants globally, Jason left Gordon Ramsay Holdings to launch his own restaurant group, The Social Company. His flagship restaurant ‘Pollen Street Social’ opened in April 2011 in Mayfair and was awarded a coveted Michelin star within just six months of opening. It was awarded 4 AA Rosettes by the AA Guide, named The Good Food Guide’s ‘Best New Restaurant’ and hailed the third best restaurant in the UK. Jason was awarded ‘Chef Of The Year’ by ‘Caterer and Hotelkeeper’, which for a chef, Jason has likened to winning an Oscar.

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LAETITIA ROUDAUT: – Bar Manager

Laetitia Roudaut brings with her vast industry knowledge and love for being behind the bar. Originally from the Brittany region of France, the skilled manager has spent the better part of a decade working and travelling around the world to develop an international perspective on the hospitality industry. Prior to her move to Hong Kong in 2015, Laetitia’s resume includes stints in Europe and the Caribbean islands. She made her mark at the friendly restaurant, O Porte d’Afrique on the Caribbean island of Martinique, as well as establishments under international restaurant group, D&D London. Her warm hospitality, playful drink creations and unexpected flavour pairings are sure to keep the award-winning Back Bar as Wan Chai’s hottest hangout.