Our chef

Jean-Philippe Watteyne

The partner chef of The 1040, “Jean Phi” is well-known to foodies for his restaurant I Cook in Mons and also from TV shows, TopChef (M6 France) and Les Ambassadeurs (RTBF-Belgium). Passionate about the heritage of his homeland, he brings out the best of Belgian cuisine in a classical repertoire that is mixed with some beautiful contemporary notes which invite guests to discover the exciting flavours of Belgium, or get back to their roots.

Gabriele Petrucci

Gabriele Petrucci is the Executive Chef of The 1040. Gabriele has been passionate about cooking from a young age.
From the local land of tortellini, « I cook therefore I am », sharing his love and craft of Food in every dish. He now teams up with Jean-Phi to surprise and delight your taste buds.