About

ÉPURE, a restaurant that is known for uncomplicated yet elegant contemporary French cuisine, is located in a tranquil terrace that is nestled within the bustling city center. Headed by Chef Nicolas Boutin, the restaurant offers exciting contemporary dishes that showcase the finest seasonal ingredients from France. To complement the menus, ÉPURE boasts a sumptuous collection of vintage wines from affordable prices to premium selection. The beautifully designed venue, by internationally renowned design institute Yabu Pushelburg, resembles French heritage and natural habitats. ÉPURE provides a wonderfully intimate setting with attentive service. Guests can rely on an exceptional dining experience at every visit.

Team

An passionate team of chefs led by Executive Chef Nicolas Boutin presents the the true beauty of seasonal ingredients from France, while stimulating the palate and senses in exciting ways. This team of culinary enthusiasts has been recommended by the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong & Macau consecutively in 2015 - 2016!

executive chef

Nicolas Boutin

Executive Chef Nicolas Boutin’s impressive culinary career has taken him around the world, inspiring him to draw on his spirit of adventure to combine the use of pure, simple flavours with timeless ingredients that are light, seasonal and healthy.

Chef Boutin started his career in France, where he learned fundamental skills in noteable restaurants such as Lameloise (3 Michelin stars), Troisgros (3 Michelin stars), Jardin de l’Opera (2 Michelin stars) and Jean Bardet (2 Michelin stars). This culinary journey has shaped Chef Boutin to innovate outside the realms of classic cuisine.

In 2013, Boutin returned to Hong Kong to open ÉPURE. With his world-class credentials, culinary artistry and love for simplicity, he offers ÉPURE’s guests a dining experience like no other.

Executive Sous Chef

C. Y. Wong

Hong Kong-born Chun Yee Wong has a wealth of culinary experience, skills and knowledge cultivated over 19 years at acclaimed international hotel chains. French cuisine is Yee’s specialty. The complex preparation and artistry that differentiates French cooking from others appeal to him. His commitment to his creations is to root from traditional French recipe to create dishes that are both innovative and contemporary for guests’ full enjoyment. He draws inspiration from everything around him.

Head Pastry Chef

Ken Thomas

Young, creative and passionate, Head Pastry Chef Ken Thomas started his career by joining Maison Lenôtre in France as an apprentice in 2009. After working his way up the hierarchy at this luxury Parisian restaurant, he joined Le K2 collection in 2012, managing a team of 11 pastry chefs. In 2013, he became the Pastry Chef in the Westin Paris Vendôme. During the three years’ rigorous training in this hotel, he earned a wealth of experience and realized the importance of precision.

He came to Hong Kong in 2016 and joined Gourmet Dining Group as Head Pastry Chef, overseeing the ÉPURE and DALLOYAU brands. In ÉPURE, he can experiment with recipes and indulge his creativity, while in DALLOYAU, he can preserve traditional craftsmanship in French pastries. According to Chef Ken, fresh and accurate ingredients is the key to create a perfect cake. When his customers remember his cakes, the contract is filled.

Wine Director

Sebastien Allano

With an elite fine dining background and 18 years of experience as an expert sommelier, Sebastien Allano’s storied career is driven by a constant desire to learn.

Sebastien’s wine education began at age 14 when he enrolled at Lycée Chaptal de Quimper, a hotel and restaurant school in France. After three years of training at Lycée Hôtelier de Dinard, he graduated with a Master Sommelier degree.

After working at the renowned restaurants, La Tour d'Argent in Paris (two Michelin stars) and Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in England (two Michelin stars), Sebastien returned to France and received a world-class education from three top sommeliers at Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris (three Michelin stars). These crucial years allowed Sebastien to master nuance, subtlety and a wide base of rare wine knowledge, giving him the ability to compare, contrast and develop the measured palate of a true sommelier.

Sebastien’s career then took him to New York where he worked as Assistant Chef Sommelier at legendary Michelin starred restaurants, Daniel (two Michelin stars) and Le Bernardin (three Michelin stars). In 2007, he joined the Four Seasons Hong Kong and became Hotel Head Sommelier in 2009 while leading a team of six sommeliers in two fine dining restaurants, Lung King Heen (three Michelin stars) and Caprice (three Michelin stars).

In 2017, Sebastien joined Gourmet Dining Group as Wine Director. To him, wine is not about knowledge but enjoyment, and Sebastien has mastered the ability to create the perfect pairing experience for guests.

Director of Restaurant Operations

Olivier Le Guyader

As Director of Restaurant Operations for Gourmet Dining Group since January 2015, Olivier Le Guyader leads a team of highly skilled service professionals to ensure an exceptional dining experience for every guest at ÉPURE.

Olivier honed his craft by leading service teams at a number of acclaimed establishments around the world. From Food & Beverage Manager at Thomas Klein International (2003-2005) to Food & Beverage Director positions at Lenôtre in Dubai (2005-2007), Caviar House & Prunier in Dubai (2007-2009) and Taillevent L'angle du Faubourg / Les 110 de Taillevent in Paris (2010-2014), Olivier has accumulated invaluable management experience at the heights of the F&B industry.

His vision on restaurants and hospitality combines timeless tradition with an innovative approach, laced with a touch of French flair, and he is committed to providing his guests with seamless dining experiences inspired by the finer things in life.

Meetings & Events

Be inspired by the sumptuous spaces located on the Patio of Harbour City where occasions are celebrated stylishly, whether they be business, social or private events. ÉPURE represents the perfect solution if you are organizing a memorable reception, planning a media conference, organizing a flawless business lunch or dinner or simply entertaining friends by the amazing Victoria Harbour.

An indoor layout of 2,500 sq. ft., plus the magnificent 5,000 sq. ft. terrace flooded with natural light and glamorous gold decors. ÉPURE offers a perfectly balanced mix of bespoke furnishings and classic elegance that complement the extensive offer of services addressed to meetings and events.

For meeting or event enquiries, please contact us through email reservations@epure.hk

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18. 05. 2017
U Magazine: Food Awards 2017
23. 01. 2017
Michelin Guide 1-Starred Restaurant
07. 02. 2017
HKTatler - Top 20 Best Restaurants 2017
07. 02. 2017
Wine Luxe - Top Ten Wine Pairing Restaurant Award 2016
23. 01. 2017
Crave: Bites of Distinction 2016
23. 01. 2017
WOM Guide: WOM Choice - Romantic
16. 08. 2016
Wine Spectator Award 2016
21. 06. 2016
tripadvisor - 2016 Certificate of Excellence
15. 06. 2016
The Foodie FORKS 2016 - Reader's Choice of Best Restaurant
24. 02. 2016
In Search Of Foodie Perfection - Blue Lobster
24. 02. 2016
Revolutionist: The Black Truffle
30. 08. 2016
Michelin Guide Recommended - French Cuisine
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Top 20 Best Restaurant
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Crave: Bites of Distinction 2015
24. 02. 2016
Restaurant Specialists' Wine Pairing Recommendation
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Chef's Talk - Uncompromising Approach
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Dream Kitchen
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HKRIDA 2015 - Silver Medal
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10 Best Champagne Brunches in Hong Kong
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Michelin Guide Recommended - French Cuisine
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U Magazine's Favourite Award 2015
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100 Top Tables 2015
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The Best Restaurants Of Hong Kong 2015 - Two Stars Edition


reservations

Dress Code: Business attire or elegant casual - no shorts and sandals. For immediate reservations, please call +852 3185 8338.

For EPURE, children aged 8 or above are welcomed.
For Cafe EPURE, children at all ages are welcomed.
  • This reservation is preliminary only. Our reservation team will contact you shortly to confirm the booking.
  • For reservation of 8 guests or above, reservation would only be guaranteed on the basis of successful deposit payment.
  • Tables will be held for 15 minutes.
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ÉPURE

Lunch (Mon-Fri): 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Dinner (Mon-Sun): 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Brunch (Weekends & Public Holidays): 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Café ÉPURE

Daily: 12:00 pm – late

Brunch (Weekends & Public Holidays) : 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enquiries

T: +852 3185 8338 (EPURE) +852 3185 8331 (Café EPURE)

E: reservations@epure.hk

Shop 403, Level 4, Ocean Centre, Harbour City,

Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Careers

Career Openings

Service Team:

- Bartender
- Captain / Assistant Captain
- Waiter / Waitress (Full-time & Part-time)

Kitchen Team:

- Commis
- Demi Chef de Partie
- Pastry Demi Chef de Partie

Benefits

At Gourmet Dining Group, colleagues are provided with tailored remuneration programmes that demonstrate their importance to the Group.


These vary but may include:


- Tips
- Competitive Salary
- Meal & Transportation Allowance
- Discretionary Bonus
- Staff Purchase Discounts
- Medical Benefits
- On-the-Job Training
- Career Advancement Opportunities
- 6 Days of Holiday per Month
- 12 Days of Annual Leave
- Mandatory Provident Fund
- Maternity Leave
- Paternity Leave
- Staff Resting Area
- Staff Activities such as our Christmas Party, Annual Dinner, etc.

Application

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their up-to-date résumé with expected salary to hrs@gd-group.hk