Serge and Marie-Aude Vieira’s restaurant is in the tranquil, verdant countryside at the foot of the Auvergne’s volcanoes. The couple has spent a decade forging their life’s work. A soaring adventure.
Exploring “lesser-known” fish means demonstrating that we can source outside the array of mass-market seafood and choose fish that aren’t threatened with extinction by virtue of finicky human consumption.
Awarded the title of Grand Chef Relais & Châteaux in 2008, Christophe Bacquié has just received the ultimate accolade in the gift of the Michelin guide: a third star for the restaurant that bears his name at the Hôtel & Spa du Castellet in Provence.
We can sometimes be a bit confused by the sheer number of fruit and vegetable stalls, the bustling crowds around the fishmonger’s and the endless queue for the cheese stall. So what’s the secret to success in the market so that you leave with a basket full of the best produce?
Lionel and Manuela Brezo catch fish for the restaurant Mirazur. For them, as for its chef Mauro Colagreco, the sea is a constant source of inspiration that must be protected and preserved at all costs.
Chef Julien Dumas is passionate about the sea. On the occasion of World Oceans Day, he spoke to us about the relationship of trust he has with his fish merchant Gilles Jégo, his decision to support sustainable fishing, and his love for cooking fish.
To celebrate World Oceans Day, Relais & Châteaux is organising Exquisite Fish, a lunch overlooking the ocean to be held on 4 June. Chef Christopher Coutanceau and fish merchant Cédric Gonzales share with us their passion for the ocean as well as the actions they take to promote sustainable fishing.