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Studio Lux

February 14, 2012 14:13 ET

Christopher Thompson & Studio Lux Appointed Lighting Specialist for Philippe Rochat's Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville

A Brilliant Pairing: Philippe Rochat and Christopher Thompson

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - Christopher Thompson and his Studio Lux (www.studiolux.com) team have been selected by world renowned Swiss chef, Philippe Rochat to renovate the interior lighting of the Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville in Crissier, Switzerland. Thompson will be collaborating with Rochat on the construction of lighting displays for the establishment's wine cave and embellished dining rooms. Together, the gifted lighting architect and acclaimed chef bring attention to detail and precision, creating a comfortable luxurious atmosphere -- one that embodies the definition of a classic restaurant.

Christopher Thompson, and his Studio Lux team bring their expertise of designing for the human element, producing an upscale environment of true luxury in fine dining. In order to enhance the intimate setting of Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville, Studio Lux will use layers of light to stimulate visual interest, showcasing the stunningly refined presentations of Rochat's acclaimed and succulent dishes. By creating a comfortable ambiance, the interior transformation will provide diners with an environmental experience that is on par with the superior cuisine. Thompson will also employ high efficacy lighting systems support the eco-conscious mantra of the restaurant.

Under the aegis of Philippe Rochat, successor to the chef of the century, Fredy Giradet, the Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville has become one of the most sought after restaurants in the world. Hotel de Ville takes the craft of making delicious food from the French culinary tradition and pushes it to the limits of diligence and luxury. The talented Swiss chef pays strict adherence to seasonal, peerless ingredients and the staunch conviction that simplicity brings out the best flavors in his delectable recipes and finely orchestrated menus.

The Restaurant de L'Hotel de Ville was recently awarded three prestigious Michelin Guide stars, only bestowed upon the finest and most distinguished dining establishments. Restaurant de L'Hotel was voted the 16th best in the world in Restaurant Magazine's 50 Best Restaurants of 2009.

Christopher Thompson has worked with an array of prestigious clients including the Nordstrom family, Dale Chihuly, Bill Gates, and the legendary Arthur Erikson.

For information on Christopher Thompson & Studio Lux, contact Eileen Koch of Eileen Koch & Company (LA PR) at 310-441-1000 or eileen@eileenkoch.com. Visit www.eileenkoch.com.

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