Director of Food Technology and Culinary Coordinator
Chef Hervé Malivert's enthusiasm for the kitchen was evident by the age of 12, and the complex mix of French, Swiss, and Italian influences found in his homeland, the Rhône region of France, shaped his culinary outlook. His passion for cooking rivals his taste for excitement: In addition to the two decades spent working in restaurants world-wide, he has spent a year and a half crossing the African continent and has taken up photography as a favorite hobby. As a chef-coordinator of the culinary program, Chef Hervé's sense of adventure is put to good use. His international experience is reflected in his personal motto: make food, not war! Chef Hervé joined the International Culinary Center in 2006. During this time, he has coached many ICC students in competition to success including: Rose Weiss, winner of the 2011 Bocuse d'Or Commis Competition; Christopher Ravanello, Northeast Regional winner of the 2012 S. Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition; Colfax Selby, Northeast Regional winner of the 2015 S. Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition; Mimi Chen, winner of the 2016 Ment'or Commis competition. Chef Hervé has been a Maître Cuisiniers de France (Master Chef of France) since 2013.