Lillian Lu, Pastry Chef and Co-Owner, Noisette
With over 13 years of experience, Lillian Lu’s career spans across the industry with an emphasis on craft, precision and problem solving.
Chef Lillian received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College in New York City and attended the French Culinary Institute (now known as the International Culinary Center) where she honed her classic French technique.
Before moving to Denver in 2018, Lu worked as a pastry and sous chef at Michelin-star restaurants including Daniel, Aquavit, and Ai Fiori as well as Vaucluse, Le Coucou and Scampi.
In her role as pastry chef, Lu curates a wide ranging, rotating menu of classic French staples and pastries, both savory and sweet. She prides herself on meticulous technique and the ability to create a consistent product made of the highest quality ingredients.
As co-owner of Noisette with husband, Tim, Chef Lillian ensures that all guests are provided with an exceptional and memorable experience. Whether it be the bakery-by-day or restaurant-by-night, she oversees the ambiance of the restaurant, from architectural design to music, artwork, tableware, and lighting.