Authentic, generous, instinctive and creative...
There was once a young apprentice with a monstrous appetite who became a Michelin three-star winner. A native of Bourges, Gilles Goujon began his cooking career Béziers.
After being an apprentice at la Compagnie du Midi and prep cook at Le Ragueneau, he left rugby town to follow the stars at Le Moulin de Mougins! With Chef Roger Vergé, his mentor, he continued learning and refined his style with a touch of Provence. He then drifted to Marseille and the restaurant Le Petit Nice, then to Carry-le-Rouet and L'Escale where he contributed to the awarding of the second star.
In 1992, Gilles Goujon and his wife, Marie-Christine, took over L'Auberge du Vieux Puits in Fontjoncouse in the Aude.
In 1996, he was awarded the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France.
En 1997, he was awared hist first Michelin star.
In 2001, his 2nd star. In 2010, his 3rd star.
In 2010, he was named Chef of the Year by his peers.
En 2012, Gilles Goujon celebrated his 50th birthday and the 20th anniversary of his restaurant.