Testimonials from World Class Chefs
"Even the most astute chefs seek out the assistance of Céline Labaune, owner of Gourmet Attitude; because they know they can rely on her keen senses and deep understanding of the truffle trade."
- Chef Thomas Keller - TKRG (THE FRENCH LAUNDRY, PER SE, BOUCHONS, THE SURF CLUB, TAK ROOM,...)
"It is important to work with purveyors who share our high standards and are discriminating about the products they supply. This has been the foundation of a long and loyal relationship with Gourmet Attitude, a supplier that has helped us offer our guests some of the highest quality imported truffles available in the U.S."
- Chef David Breeden – THE FRENCH LAUNDRY
"Celine Labaune of Gourmet Attitude has provided Per Se with the highest level of quality, service and education with her truffles and truffle products. It is a relationship that we value greatly and one that has helped us bring the very best to our guests."
- Chef Corey Chow – PER SE
"Over the years, Céline Labaune has been constantly seeking to source the highest quality truffles; her diligence and expertise truly set her apart."
- Chef Grant Achatz – ALINEA, NEXT, ROISTER, THE AVIARY
"Céline Labaune has the knowledge, passion and dedication to finding us only the best truffles from the most reliable source of truffle pickers. It is always a pleasure and a relief to work with the ones who care the most!"
- Chef Daniel Boulud – DANIEL, BOULUD SUD, BAR BOULUD, CAFE BOULUD...
"With such a perishable, expensive and important product buying truffles can be a leap of faith for a chef. Working with Céline over the past two years has taken away any of that stress. The level of quality and consistency with her truffles is unsurpassed. Most importantly the quality and loyalty of her service makes me feel that she is looking out for me and my guests interests in giving me an honest assessment of the markets fluctuations."
- Chef Douglas Keane – HEALDSBURG BAR AND GRILL
"In an industry as ambiguous as the truffle market, having someone that is trustworthy and reliable is essential for any chef. Our longstanding relationship with Celine Labaune is a reflection of her integrity and commitment to providing a quality product in an ever changing market. During truffle season there has never been any hesitation; at Addison we put our trust in Celine with providing us with the highest grade truffles available."
- Chef Anthony Secviar – ADDISON