Nicholas Elmi

Chef Nicholas Elmi has worked at some of the top rated French restaurants on the east coast, including Guy Savoy (Paris), Le Bec Fin, Union Pacific, Oceana and Lutece. Nicholas has built a solid French repertoire that is constantly undated with influences from his travels as well as his upbringing in New England. In the fall of 2013, Nicholas is opening French/American resturant, Laurel, at 1617 East Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia -- the city he has called home for 13 years -- with a focus on sustainability and simplicity.