Beyond its culinary appeal, a meal at a restaurant must carry the meaning of hospitality as it is conveyed by the chef and maître d’hôtel to each patron. Some experiences are so filled with personalized attention that one feels pampered in an exclusive way.
"There would be no life on Earth without the seas." For United Nations' World Oceans Day theme of "The Ocean: Life & Livelihoods", nearly 200 Relais & Châteaux join forces for an Ode to Shellfish to support the growth and development of a sustainable blue economy.
The three-star Mirazur in Menton is the world’s first restaurant to be certified “Plastic Free.” What’s more, by replacing single-use plastics with compostable alternatives, the staff has developed a permaculture garden. A virtuous circle for the restaurant – and the planet.
Argentinean-born Mauro Colagreco opened Mirazur restaurant in 2006 (3 Michelin stars, ranked No. 3 in the 50 Best). This committed cook has never forgotten where he came from. "Origenes" is his pet project. He tells us more about it in the first interview our "60 seconds for a better world" series.