Philippe R. F. Accad, our executive world chef, restaurateur and
international culinary consultant, trained in the finest culinary schools in
Europe & the Middle East. He and his family lived all over Switzerland, France, Morocco & the
Middle East before settling in the USA where he has operated several highly successful gourmet
Chef Philippe has performed his culinary magic at some of the finest restaurants worldwide and in
the USA, cooking for numerous foreign dignitaries, including the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia; the
Crown Prince of Jordan; American Presidents, Ford & Carter; and celebrities such as Elvis Presley,
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Les Paul, B.B. King, Alice Cooper, Telly Savalas, Omar
Sharif, Mickey Rooney & Lilly Tomlin to name just a few.
Philippe has been impressed with the different cuisines and products of the world and would like to
bring all he has learned around the Mediterranean Sea and fuse it with what he has experienced in
his new-found country, America. He calls it "fusing the old with the new." Philippe and wife,
Pittsburg KS native Merri Teresa Accad, bring this fusion from all around the world to your back
door in Pittsburg. They are very aware they need to please the public of the Southeast Kansas Area.
They want to hear your comments and suggestions. Thank you for joining us at Philippe's