Chef Biography

Philippa Esposito graduated from Park College in Cheltenham, England in 1980 and went right to work as a commis chef at the Park Hotel in Brunnen, Switzerland, then back to England to work at Noah’s Ark in Oxford, England.

In 1983, she moved to Antigua to become part owner and chef at Columbo’s Italian restaurant for two more years.  In 1985, she and her husband Raffaele, opened the French Bistro, Le Bistro on the island. When Great Chefs showed up in 1997 to film for their Great Chefs of the Caribbean series, Philippa jumped in as pastry chef and prepared 1 dessert, which can now be seen on the Great Chefs Channel and Food Planet Channel.


Passion Fruit and Raspberry Mousse

Serving: 8 Print Passion Fruit and Raspberry Mousse By Great Chefs September 17, 2015 This beautiful and delicious mousse is cradled in teardrops of chocolate and served with tuiles filled with whipped cream, and fresh fruit. The blend of passion fruit and raspberry is exotic and perfumy, and a perfect foil for the bittersweet chocolate […]

Restaurant Information

Address: Saint John, Antigua & Barbuda
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