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The French Laundry.

Restaurant in the country. United States,Yountville

Unique in the world: In order to maximize surprises, no single ingredient is ever repeated in a meal.

Michael Minnillo, Maître de Maison, presents the property:

Chef Thomas Keller’s technique has become so famous that Pixar studios asked him to create the ratatouille featured at the end of the film “Ratatouille”. In the heart of Napa Valley, this emblematic three-star Chef, whose restaurant Per Se is a New York culinary landmark, has created one of California’s finest dining spots. Working closely with fellow Chef David Breeden, Keller and his team serve minimalist cuisine using products like oysters and truffles in “sequenced meals”: in order to maximize surprises, no single ingredient is ever repeated in a meal. There is a new menu every day, and the herbs and vegetables come straight from the culinary garden.


Disabled access

Car park

Children not allowed

Air-conditioned restaurant


The French Laundry,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 1998

6640 Washington Street

Yountville - California
94599 United States

Tel.: + 1 707 944 2380

Fax: + 1 707 944 1974

Owner: Thomas Keller
Maître de Maison: Michael Minnillo
Grands Chefs Relais & Châteaux: Thomas Keller & David Breeden

How to get there?

From Napa, take Hwy 29 N, exit Yountville/Veterans Home, turn right at the stop sign. Go left on Washington St. Stay left, a half mile north to 6640 Washington at Creek St.

San Francisco (Intl) 120 km / Oakland (Intl) 100 km

Train station
Albany 50 km

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Weekly closing :

lunch from Monday to Thursday.

Annual closing :

Closed for renovation until late summer or early fall 2015.
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