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Le Château de Beaulieu.

Restaurant of a Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux and hotel in a park. France,Busnes

Marc Meurin

Chef
Le Château de Beaulieu Busnes 62350

‘Tradition and the terroir of the North have shaped my life. Exciting early memories of cooking with my mother: school didn't have the canteen, so every day I would see her lovingly preparing food for the family. It was she who encouraged me to go to hotel school in Lille. Three years later, a professional qualification in my pocket, and aged 20, I set up in Laventie with my wife Claudine. So no training in major restaurants. I built up my repertoire little by little, in my native region which I love deeply. So, why not pay tribute to it? In Château de Beaulieu, I do today exactly what I used to do in my former restaurant, Le Meurin in Béthune, not very far away. Every day, I attempt to pay tribute with my dishes, which are regional with a bit of a modern twist, to the fabulous fish of the North, the vegetables of the Artois and Picardy…


What was your most moving culinary experience?
My first meal at a major restaurant. Alain Chapel’s on that occasion. What a memory!


The most amusing kitchen incident you ever witnessed?
One customer sampling the bed of coarse sea salt under the oyster, another drinking the water out of the finger bowl... No major incidents, but quite a few funny moments


Your best piece of advice for amateur chefs?
Try to cook as simply as possible, that's the hardest thing to do.

My blog “Le blog de Marc Meurin”


Les chefs du Nord-Pas-de-Calais s'affichent dans un calendrier - on 12 2011
jeudi 8 décembre 2011 10:49 Busnes (62) Ils n'ont pas été jusqu'à poser nus, à l'exemple de certaines corporations, mais treize chefs nordistes ont accepté d'être 'rhabillés' par un photographe hyper créatif. Un joli cadeau de fin d'année pour les clients. "Une histoire de copains." C'est ainsi[...]

Marc Meurin met le fooding bio entre parenthèses - on 1 April 2011
La Voix du Nord Dans dix jours, des travaux vont être opérés au rez-de-chaussée, du mobilier assorti à l'étage va arriver. Adieu le tout bio. | RESTAURATION | À partir du 1er mars, rue de Paris, le Restaurant de Monsieur Jean comptera une bonne vingtaine de couverts en plus... Mais Chez[...]

Une formule stress et effet de curiosité pour la première - on 1 April 2011
Marc Meurin à Lille mercredi 06.10.2010, 05:10 - PAR HERVÉ NAUDOT Un nouveau défi pour Marc Meurin, qui sera aux fourneaux en alternance avec ses bras droits. PHOTO STÉPHANE MORTAGNE | ON EN PARLE | Ouvrir un restaurant à Lille, la ville de ses débuts, Marc Meurin en rêvait. Le chef étoilé l'a[...]


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