Chef Gerald Fernandez was born in Paris and is an ambassador of the unique heritage and flavors of French culinary and aesthetics. As a descendent of this rich heritage, his menus are full of this passion and love for food and life. Since 2012 Chef Gerald has been the culinary chef of Braaf Catering he leaves his personal touch on every dish. Together with operational chef Yaniv Oren, they run the complex work in the Braaf kitchen.
As a young chef interning at the Michelin star restaurant of Chef Joel Robuchon, in Paris. He later acted as the Chef De Partie at the La Fouquet restaurant off Champs Elysees in Paris, in charge of the desserts. In 1995 he moved to Israel and worked as a chef in restaurants in Herzliya and Tel Aviv: Papagaio, Toscanos, Joya, Bistro Dizingoff 99 and Vashti. He owned his own business (2008-2010) Aperoni Fernandez Catering. In 2010 he went on a journey to Angola in Africa as a chef in the Funda restaurant.