Hernandez began his culinary journey at 14, working as an assistant in a pastry kitchen. Over the past 20-plus years, he has held prominent positions at renowned restaurants throughout Mexico, Manhattan and his adopted hometown of Houston, where he returned in 2010 after a nearly three-year hiatus in New York City.
Past affiliations include La Balance Cuisine, Triniti, Philippe Restaurant + Lounge, Fiamma, Four Seasons Restaurant and BLT.
Director of F&B, Ludovic Poirier
Poirier brings nearly 30 years of international experience with a focus on overseeing the signature restaurants and culinary programs of top hotels around the city and world to his role.
Past affiliations include Hotel Granduca,
Inn at Dos Brisas, The Tasting Room,
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts and St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.
Gonzague Sallo, General Manager
Sallo comes to Lucienne with over a decade in the hospitality business. Originally from France, he spent six years with Residhome opening and overseeing operations for three four-star hotels.
Past affiliations include Bar Victor, Villa Saint Tropez, Flo Paris Bakery & Café and