Renee Miller was brought up in the beautiful, scenic district of Muskoka; two hours drive north of Toronto. After school, Renee continued her studies at the George Brown College, where she embarked on a nine-month course at the chef school.
Experience at fine dining level in Toronto followed and saw her gain in both skills and position, before leaving for Europe where she worked her way through France, Italy, Spain and Scotland.
Eventually settling in London, she worked at Michelin level for four years and joins the team at Mere as Head Chef under Monica Galetti.
Sandra Bein grew up in her parent’s family run hotel in Austria. After studying for a degree in hospitality at catering college, she worked in various four star hotels in Tyrol, where she developed a strong passion for wine and trained as a Sommelier.
She moved to London where she has worked at Michelin level for the past four years.
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Nico Mognol is from Belluno, a city in the Veneto Region in Northeast Italy. After studying Front of House at catering school, he went on to gain experience and position at Michelin level in both Italy and London, before further training as a Sommelier.
Laurent Requin is from the French town of Brignoles in Provence near the Cote D’Azur. After studying at the Lycée Bonneveine in Marseille he initially worked as a chef in France, but it was behind the bar that Laurent was most comfortable and where he discovered a natural aptitude.
Subsequently he has travelled and worked in bars and restaurants all over Europe, perfecting his mixology and learning more extensively about wine.
Alberto Fluttero was born and raised near Turin in Italy. After studying at the prestigious Alma Chef School in Parma, he went on to train and work at Michelin level in both Milan and London.