“RBL goes the extra mile to ensure that we can secure the finest talent from around the world.”
Chef David Bouley, Bouley, LLC.

RBL RBL regularly serves as counsel to BOULEY, LLC, a New York City based company, owned and operated by internationally acclaimed Chef and Restaurateur, David Bouley. Chef Bouley’s eponymous Bouley Restaurant, located in lower Manhattan, has consistently been listed on the exclusive Michelin Guide to New York City and has received a 29 out of 30 rating in the Zagat Survey. Chef Bouley himself has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, including the illustrious James Beard Award, Best Chef Award, and Best Restaurant Award. At the forefront of French cuisine in America, Bouley Restaurant regularly recruits elite talent from around the world, in the form of Chefs, Sommeliers, Patissiers and Senior Management to staff his celebrated organization.

RBL has successfully represented BOULEY, LLC in the following areas:

  • Secured O-1 (Extraordinary Ability Alien) visas for Chefs from Spain, Germany, and France based on their extraordinary ability
  • Secured P-3 (Culturally Unique Program) visa for Sommeliers and Wine Specialists based on their unique cultural knowledge of European Wine
  • Consulted on an optimal immigration strategy for E-2 investor visas and J-1 trainee visas in order to continue to recruit global culinary talent