Andre Guillet | General Manager {back to team page}
André Jean-Pierre Guillet is a veteran of fine dining who combines exceptional service with warmth and high visibility in his dining room. With more than 30 years in restaurant management, he brings exceptional leadership to the McCrady’s team. Guillet came to Charleston from Brasserie 8 1/2 in Manhattan, where he enjoyed region-leading success for four years. Immediately before that, he was Director of Operations for the Signature Restaurants of Georges Perrier, where he was directly responsible for three renowned fine dining restaurants: Le-Bec Fin, Le Mas Perrier, and Brasserie Perrier.

Before joining Georges Perrier, Guillet was Director of Operations for La Terrasse and Beaujolais, two unique French restaurants known for their innovative cuisine and fine service. Before that, he opened and managed Julien, the fine dining restaurant at Le Meridien Hotel Boston. Julien earned four stars from the Boston Herald and was named a Zagat Top Ten Boston Restaurant under his leadership. Guillet first distinguished himself as the founder of La Mascotte in Commack, New York in 1975. During his eighteen years there, La Mascotte was awarded three stars by the New York Times and Guillet was named Restaurateur of the Year by the Long Island Restaurant Association. {back to team page}