Bruno Albouze – Executive Producer of THE REAL DEAL Cooking Channel on Youtube: A generous approach of making things simple and delicious. "The impact goes beyond my expectation; I think people seek out real food and techniques from real pro now. Food photography, filming and acting are my other passions – catapulting T.R.D Cooking Channel to its next level. Millions of viewers are enjoying it – What’s fantastic about cooking is that there is not limit!…"
At the age of 14, Bruno started working in a restaurant while apprenticing and attending culinary college in the city of Bordeaux, France. In 1988 Bruno left to fulfill his military service in Reims; “I have tasted the best Champagne ever”.
In 1999, after winning the Trophée de la Gourmandise, Bruno moved to Paris to further his career at the Hotel Ritz, Place Vendôme. He stayed a few months before being recruited by Alain Ducasse at the Plaza Athénée, Avenue Montaigne. He stayed for two years as Baker chef. In 2002, Bruno seized the opportunity to work at the world-famous cooking school Pavillion Elysée Lenôtre.
In 2004, Bruno moved to the United States; in Las Vegas and San Francisco. He settled in San Diego where he taught at the San Diego Culinary Institute. He then became a private chef. Bruno had the honor of becoming the 156th Distinguished Visiting Chef® in March 2009 at the Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island.