Often talent run in families. In French cuisine, Sebastien Robuchon, nephew of Joël Robuchon, continues the tradition of spreading fine French food to the world, he recently finished up his first year running the kitchens at Pantai Lima Estate, Bali. Sebastien Robuchon spent his apprenticeship working at his uncle's side. Robuchon specializes in French cooking and "cuisine actuelle", as well as contemporary Asian fusion. During his first year at Pantai Lima, Robuchon created, inter alia, "tarte au chocolat", the famous chocolate tart that is now his signature dish, mushroom cappuccino and also his own version of the Nasi Goreng, a famous Indonesian dish.
Pantai Lima is an estate of super luxury villas built right on the Bali beachfront at Pererenan, a small community a short drive north of Seminyak. There are five different luxury villas each with its own style and own gardens and pools. Rates start at $1,500 a night with a two-night minimum.