About Mauviel


Mauviel History

Few know the first name of this designer of genius, Ernest Mauviel, however, the products manufactured in his traditional workshop, founded in 1830, are well-known, the world over. His descendants have inherited his great passion. Seven generations separate Ernest, the Founder, at the start of this great adventure, to Valérie, today, this company is the flagship, of the Bay of Mount St Michael, it glorifies the kitchens of professionals and individuals, in France and abroad. Its exceptional know-how is the master trump of its success, and its skill to adapt, its vault. For almost two centuries, Mauviel 1830 adapts to the ever -developing market.

Mauviel 1830, has the ability to flourish and anticipate the culinary tendencies, while preserving its DNA. The goods, destined to professionals, were originally manufactured in copper, a noble material, by definition, the best of, the heat conductors. Far from sticking to the red metal, the company has found the ability to innovate and diversify, crafting with materials such as steel, cast iron, aluminium but mostly multi-layers stainless steel, which performances equal those of copper. Thanks to its innovating and modern spirit, Mauviel 1830 is the sole company, in the world, with the know-how to shape so many materials, ranking it, at the highest level of excellence.

Since 1830

Every day, 70 craftsmen carve, assemble, hammer, strike, polish, stamp, shape 1300 utensils of the brand.

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In 2006, Valérie Le Guern Gilbert, 7th generation in the Mauviel linage, takes over the family run business, and insufflate renewed energy. She focuses on the manufacturing process, and its optimization, she is passionate, about. But beyond her involvement in the manufacture, Valérie, is active on many fronts. She commits to recapture foreign markets, to boost the company, she hallmarks all the products of the brand name Mauviel 1830, as a sign of excellence. She puts in place a high standard communication system, each stage, is the object of special attention: the product, the packaging, the communication.

Deeply attached to the value of progress but in keeping with tradition, the company shows real modernity in its designs for the very demanding world of gastronomy. Visionary, Valérie is a specialist in the commercialization of her products, and is a real success with top chefs, charmed by her collections of cooking utensils. Valérie is the living proof of a successful manufacture, almost bicentennial, which has so beautifully remained loyal to its tradition, while imposing modernity, and has won over the trust of well- known chefs and the general public.