Native of Franche-Comté, Romain did his training in France and then realized his traveling dreams by exploring the world, discovering new flavours. He worked for a year to the British West Indies where he became acquainted with Caribbean spicy cuisine. Upon his return, he spent two years at Hélène Darroze in Paris, then puts his talent to the service of the prestigious Maison Potel et Chabot.
Alain Ducasse notices him and calls him to his side at the Plaza Athénée: He later is named chef at La Cour Jardin. Alain Ducasse confirms his position as Chef by entrusting him with the kitchen of his restaurant Spoon des Iles in Mauritius, before opening IDAM, the restaurant located in the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar, in 2012.
In 2014, Romain Meder was named executive chef of the restaurant Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée.