History

GAYOT.com serves as an honest and professional resource on dining, travel and leisure around the world.

Andre Gayot Bonefishing

André Gayot bonefishing in the Bahamas

André Gayot, who with his friends Henri Gault and Christian Millau coined and promoted the term "Nouvelle Cuisine" in the early 1970s, has been directing sophisticated travelers to the world's best restaurants, hotels, shops and attractions for more than 45 years. His expertise provided the foundation for GAYOT guide books in the United States, beginning in 1981.

Sophie Gayot at CUT

Sophie Gayot with Christophe Bellanca, Wolfgang Puck, Helene Kennan & Neal Fraser

GAYOT.com launched in 2002 with rated restaurant reviews and the addition of Sophie Gayot, André's daughter, to the management team. Sophie leads the company's public relations team, regularly traveling between Paris and Los Angeles. She has been featured on many entertainment broadcasts, including CBS' The Insider as well as Fox's Hell's Kitchen, where she served as guest judge on several episodes. She often appears on radio shows to share her latest discoveries both in the City of Angels and City of Light.

Today, GAYOT 's coverage extends beyond restaurants to include hotels, wine, spas, movies, automotive, aviation, books and events. Whether it's a far-flung luxury resort, budget-minded bottle of wine or sleek sports cars, GAYOT's worldwide team of experts provide timeless coverage while keeping pace with the latest trends.