François Adamski named Corporate Chef at Servair


Servair, a member of gategroup, announces the appointment of François Adamski to the position of Corporate Chef. He succeeds Michel Quissac who has held this position since 2006 and will retire.

After leaving Hotel School in Le Touquet, France. Adamski worked alongside celebrated chefs such as Michel Roth and Eric Briffard at renowned restaurants including the Ritz and the Plaza Athénée in Paris and managed the Abbey Saint Ambroix in Bourges and Le Gabriel in Bordeaux.

Winner of the Bocuse d’Or in 2001, crowned Meilleur Ouvrier de France in 2007 and awarded Michelin stars on two occasions, Adamski is currently one of the most talented disciples of the classic French school, creating food that is meticulous, simple in appearance and detail-oriented.

Adamski is also President of Bocuse d’Or Team France since 2012, the team that defends the colors of France in the international competition often referred to as the championship of the cooking world.

As ambassador of Servair, Adamski is tasked with promoting the company’s culinary identity and encouraging the transfer of know-how between the chefs of the various units. He also occupies the post of Secretary General of the Studio Culinaire Servair, a creative think tank, and responsible for culinary innovation in collaboration with other areas of the group.

Alexis Frantz, Chief Executive of Servair stated, “We are thrilled to welcome François Adamski to our company. His high standards, expertise and his creativity are a real asset for our culinary identity and commitment to operational excellence. I would like to thank Michel Quissac for his commitment over 30 years and his contributions to the development of Servair and Studio Culinaire.”

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About SERVAIR and gategroup

A member of gategroup, SERVAIR is France’s leading airline catering and cabin cleaning company operating at 30 airports in 23 countries and has 10,500 employees worldwide. SERVAIR has also become the leading caterer in Africa with 21 locations in 18 countries. As a partner of the most illustrious chefs, SERVAIR has cultivated its culinary identity and placed it at the center of its strategy since its creation in 1971.

gategroup is the global leader in airline catering, retail-on-board and hospitality products and services. We provide passengers with superior culinary and retail experiences, leveraging our innovation and advanced technology solutions. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we deliver operational excellence through the most extensive catering network in the aviation industry, serving more than 700 million passengers annually from over 200 operating units in 60 countries/territories across all continents. In 2017, gategroup reached CHF 4.6 billion in revenues generated by approximately 43,000 employees worldwide. For further information, please visit

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