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Yannick Augy

Hakkasan Group
Director of Restaurant Projects US

Yannick Augy earned his education at the Culinary School Jacques Coeur – Bourges – France, specializing in “Culinary Genius and Arts” and completed a Masters in Hospitality Management and Tourism Accounting from the University of Angers and soon would embark on his professional journey.

Yannick trained as a Demi-Chef at the Michelin-starred Le Clos des Sens - Châteaux & Hôtels de France and Assistant Maitre D’at Hostellerie le Phébus – Relais & Châteaux. Prior to relocating to Las Vegas, Augy worked extensively in the culinary and hospitality fields in France, London and Monte-Carlo. His portfolio is comprised of positions at a number of high-end hotels throughout France, United Kingdom and Monaco, including Hôtel New York, Hôtel Concorde Saint-Lazare, Hôtel de Paris with Alain Ducasse and Hotel Sanderson.

In 2007, Augy took on the position of Food & Beverage International Management Associate where he began his career at the MGM Grand Hotel Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. He quickly climbed the ranks within the company, serving as the Restaurant Manager for Grand Wok & Sushi Bar to Assistant General Manager for L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon. In just two short years, Augy became the General Manager for the “Chef of the Century” Michelin-starred restaurant. He has received countless awards for his work in hospitality, such as the MGM MirageWarriorship Award, the Seventh Restaurant Service World Award, and First National Restauration Service Award among several others.

Augy joined Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant in 2012 as Assistant General Manager where he worked to open the 20,000-square-foot, dual-level venue in May 2013. In 2013 he took over the position of General Manager, continuing to offer his unique and original ideas in dining service, meticulous attention to detail, and a thorough knowledge of the MGM Grand restaurants and clientele.

Since April 2016, Yannick is Director of Restaurant Projects for Hakkasan Group in the USA.

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