Relais & Châteaux has added seven new properties from across the globe, each exceptional in a myriad of ways — from their location and history to the charm of their architecture and the dazzling talent of their chefs. Always endeavouring to spotlight marvellous gems to discover, the Association has once again favoured properties att...
Among the 3 establishments to receive the highest honor, two Relais & Châteaux chefs have been recognized and awarded three stars: Christopher Coutanceau and Glenn Viel are both ardent supporters of creative and responsible cuisine that is anchored within its region.
In total, 21 members of the association have entered into the Fre...
In the coastal city of La Rochelle, located in the Southwest of France, Coutanceau is a household name. This chef, born and raised in this beautiful city, has regarded the seaside as a playground since childhood. He recently opened an 11-room hotel, La Villa Grand Voile.
Chef Christopher Coutanceau has always had the sea as his horizon. Today, in La Rochelle, the new three-Michelin-starred chef is an activist for traditional, seasonal fishing. Stolen moments from a culinary artist with a fisherman’s heart who refuses to resign himself to seeing fish disappear.