Roy Ip


Born and raised in Hong Kong, Chef Ip arrived to the states in the early '90s and soon attended the French Culinary Institute (FCI).  After graduating as the only high honors student from his graduating class at FCI, Chef Ip worked at Raoul's before purchasing Le Petit Café and moving to Connecticut in 1997.  Since the restaurant's opening in '97, he has achieved a rating of "Extraordinary" from the New York Times in 2005, earned the top rating in food from Zagat in 2011 and 2013, and has had Le Petit Café featured among the Top 30 in the nation by Zagat and USA TODAY.