Christophe Rull & Nicolas Rio

Christophe Rull

Christophe Rull

Assistant Executive Pastry Chef
MGM Grand, Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

A native of the south of France, Chef Christophe Rull was part of the opening team of Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.
Previously, he was the pastry chef at “La Maison de Marc Veyrat”
*** Michelin Stars ( Savoie, France) in 2008.
Just before coming to the United States, chef Rull spend one year working as a teaching assistant at “Ecole National Superieur de la patisserie” at Yssingeaux ,France in 2009. During this year, he had the privilege to work along side multiplies M.O.F (the best distinction in France for artisans) and World Pastry Champions.
Currently Assistant Executive Pastry Chef at MGM Grand, Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Chef Christophe Rull enjoys spending time creating new pastries and showpieces for V.I.P parties such as New Years Eve, private outside parties etc…..
Chef Rull enjoys spending time teaching and working closely with his employees.


Nicolas Rio

Nicolas Rio

Chocolatier
Jean-Marie Auboine, Las Vegas

Born in Paris, Chef Nicolas started his career as apprentice at the Chocolate Academy Barry in Paris.
After getting his degree C.A.P chocolatier, Chef Nicolas went work at Christophe Morel, Chocolatier in Canada as production’s chef. He spends 2 years, improving his chocolate skills and decides to leave for Belgique at Marc Ducobu (Relais ET Dessert).
Before coming to the United States, Chef Nicolas was working at Mon Chocolatier Claude Perisset Switzerland.
He’s now, enjoying working at Jean-Marie Auboine as Chocolatier.

Posted in 2014 Teams, National Showpiece Championship.