Their names are Blanc, Troisgros, Marcon and Pic. Famous names on all continents, guarantors of a French cuisine that is constantly reinventing itself. Great Relais & Châteaux chefs, celebrated with three stars in the Michelin Guide 2020, who are passionate about their environment. Always ready to share, they introduce you to their cuisine and their favorite producers. Between two exceptional meals, you discover markets and vineyards, poultry farmers, lentil growers or nurseries...
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Restaurant and hotel in a village. In Vonnas, Georges Blanc, emblematic Chef and visionary businessman, has developed a veritable Gourmet Village on the river bank, around a reconstruction of the inn of his great grandparents. Together with his family, Blanc constantly reinvents Bresse specialties through creations such as the “crêpe vonnassienne” with salmon and caviar or the legendary Bresse chicken with foie gras. Visits are available upon request to one of the five most exceptional cellars in the world, with more than 135,000 bottles. In just under five hectares of grounds, discover a heavenly spa, an aquatic space next to a pond and a large, landscaped park that is illuminated at night. ... Learn moreless
The meeting point between Beaujolais and Bresse, the town of Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne every Saturday morning attracts gourmets and other lovers of local produce. Founded in 1898, the market has about sixty producers, the torchbearers of the region’s products and values: Bresse poultry, game and fish...Read More less
A tireless ambassador of the poultry breed with blue legs and white plumage, Georges Blanc has introduced this PDO product into the heritage of French gastronomy. His Bresse Chicken Supreme with morels and asparagus, sabayon with yellow wine and sweet spices is now a “must”. The chef is supplied by Cyril...Read More less
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Restaurant and hotel in the country. Troisgros is located in the heart of the countryside, at the foot of a vineyard. It is made up of a farmhouse where guests are received, a kitchen workshop where products are transformed, a restaurant, Le Bois sans Feuilles, were sharing is experienced, and a large Italian-style house where relaxation may be had. All of these spaces have a modern soul and are surrounded by fields, woods, a lake, garden, and orchard. The taste of Marie-Pierre, and that of Michel and César, all guided by the simplicity in cooking, was without a doubt inspired by this new setting. ... Learn moreless
In the foothills of the Massif Central, not far from the gorges of the Loire, this vineyard on granitic soil is that of Stéphane and Carine Sérol. Located between 400 and 500 meters above sea level, their Gamay Saint-Romain vines, biodynamically grown, produce superb wines that can be found on the menus...Read More less
In Roanne, the Halles Diderot concentrates some of the best-known names of French gastronomy. Among the shopkeepers and producers present are several Meilleurs Ouvriers de France (MOF), regular suppliers of Maison Troisgros: the master chocolate maker, Pralus, the butcher, Séon, and the fishmonger, Chavrier,...Read More less
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Restaurant and hotel in a village. With a panorama open to the horizons of the Valleys of Ardèche and Mont du Velay, father and son Chefs Régis and Jacques Marcon’s new hotel has “Ecolabel” approval. The décor is minimalist and there are plenty of spots from which to admire the surrounding mountains. Enjoy natural swimming in the pure water of the pool. The restaurant is dedicated to seasonal gastronomy. Mountain lovers Régis and Jacques will offer you tastes of mushrooms, wild vegetables and herbs alongside the Puy green lentils, river fish and their latest find, lamb “couci-couça” with cep praline. ... Learn moreless
Behind the registered designation of origin (AOC) of the Le Puy green lentil, Régis and Jacques Marcon have been loyal to the same farmers for almost thirty years. A local heritage, the lentil is on the restaurant’s menu all year round. Its flavors are used by the chefs in a wide variety of forms and...Read More less
Every Saturday morning, long before the crowds arrive, Régis or Jacques stroll along the market aisles. They know all the local market gardeners and farmers, their vegetable gardens, pastures and herds. The organic vegetables, sheep’s milk cheese, meat and fish they buy, are the raw materials of their...Read More less
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Restaurant and hotel in town. Take inspiration from the world of fragrance to create sauces with complex depths of flavour; evoke childhood memories by pairing orange blossom with carrots as a finishing touch; create a dessert that resembles a monochrome painting: Anne-Sophie Pic’s cuisine, with its sensitive touch, is proud to be “feminine” in what is still a man's world. She is widely travelled, boasts a wealth of experience and seeks to share the emotions this brings – each and every one of this original and emblematic woman Chef’s dishes is a work of creative art and she wants you to know its history. Similarly, the hotel boasts contemporary yet warm refinement and is set in a delightful Mediterranean garden. ... Learn moreless
Established in a shady valley, the nurseryman Laurent Bourgeois grows plants with unknown names that reveal the aromas of an avant-garde gastronomy. More than just a producer, Laurent Bourgeois is an aficionado and a collector of the unique flavors that enhance the dishes of the starred chef. Rose geranium,...Read More less
Known for its superb Côte-Rôtie and Condrieu wines, the Vernay estate has been run since 1996 by Christine Vernay, a former professor at the ENA. Christine succeeded her father, who had saved the name and the viognier grape variety, and her grandfather, who created the estate. Today, she creates wonderful...Read More less
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To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.