Peter, as an adolescent, started cooking breakfast foods and pasta sauces by his father’s side. On a whim he decided to attend Johnson and Wales for the culinary arts and immediately fell in love with cooking as a profession. In the late 90’s he began his professional career cooking at the Sun Valley Resort and New York’s Waldorf=Astoria. In 2000 he moved to France to study pastry at Le Cordon Bleu. In Paris, Peter worked for the world famous three-star Michelin restaurant, Lucas Carton, under Alain SENDERENS and Frederic ROBERT. In 2002 he moved back to Philadelphia working at George PERRIER’s Le Mas Perrier and the Striped Bass under Alfred PORTALE and Chris LEE. In 2004 he married French native Peggy BAUD-WOOLSEY. In 2008 he opened Bistrot La Minette only five months after the birth of his son Jules. In 2014 Peter opend La Peg, an American brasserie, at the FringeArts Theater and in 2019 he opened Gabi, a french café, on North Broad with Bistrot La Minette alumns Kenneth BUSH and Brad HISTAND.