Duo of entrepreneurs artists… Odeon is a French startup founded in 2017 in the vibrant city of Dubai. It was brought to life by the visionary couple Chef Thomas Duhamel and Morgane Duhamel. He is a Chef and she is an artistic director, both grew up in respective family from hotel industry background.
A solid partnership that continues to evolve over the years.
Inspired by Parisian life, at Odeon, we share our French know-how and invite you to indulge in a journey of gastronomic delight, where an exquisite restaurant, a vibrant market and impeccable catering services converge to create an unforgettable experience. Prepare to be captivated by our unique blend of culinary experiences, all housed within one magnificent villa.
About Chef Thomas Duhamel
With an illustrious career alongside Michelin Star Chef Yannick Alleno, Chef Thomas has left his mark on some of the most iconic culinary destinations.
His culinary adventure began as a member of the esteemed team at One & Only The Palm in Dubai back in 2010. This was followed by significant contributions to the Terroir Parisien team in 2012, the Cheval Blanc team in Courchevel in 2013, and the pre-opening teams at both Pavillon Ledoyen and Sofitel Faubourg in Paris in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
In 2016, Chef Thomas took the helm at Zuma Dubai, where he orchestrated a culinary symphony, as a sous chef, leading a team of 95 talented cooks for two years.
His passion for innovation and culinary excellence reached new heights in 2018 when he, alongside Morgane, conceptualized and brought to life the ODEON concept. Their journey began with the inauguration of their first restaurant in Oud Metha, coupled with catering services operating from a central kitchen in Al Quoz.
In 2021, the duo elevated their culinary vision to Jumeirah 3, establishing a standalone Restaurant & Market housed in a charming villa on Beach Road. This culinary haven not only reflects Chef Thomas’s dedication to creating exceptional dining experiences but also provides a dedicated space for catering services, ensuring every guest is warmly welcomed and expertly guided through an extraordinary culinary adventure.
Chef Thomas Duhamel and Morgane’s culinary legacy continues to evolve, promising a symphony of flavors and an unwavering commitment to creating memorable dining moments.
About Our Team
Comprising over 50 members, our Odeon family is a mosaic of talent, expertise, and cultural diversity. From expert waiters to skilled bartenders, inventive chefs to meticulous cheesemongers, seasoned fishmongers and customer service experts – our team members hail from different corners of the globe, each bringing their unique flair to the table.
What unites us is our commitment to work with passion and enthusiasm. Every member of the Odeon Team works hand in hand, creating a symphony of flavors that reflects the rich gastronomic heritage of France. Our team is not just a workforce; it’s a community. We take immense pride in fostering an environment where every member is valued, and their talents are celebrated. The dedication and motivation that each team member brings to the table infuse Odeon with a contagious energy, making it not just a restaurant but a happy place for our wonderful team.
Welcome to the Odeon experience, where every dish is crafted with heart, and every team member is an integral part of our culinary story.