Château d’Audrieu in the Normandy countryside is immensely pleased with having hired Nazar, a young Afghan man with boundless determination. Here is one story born of the partnership between Relais & Châteaux and the Refugee Food Festival, helping refugees start new lives through cuisine.
Travelers today face a dilemma between the desire to enjoy unique experiences and their ability to live according to their ecological convictions. How can they reconcile this environmental responsibility when the very principle of travel is to move from one place to another?
At La Côte Saint-Jacques, Jean-Michel Lorain is proving that sustainability can be at the heart of a high-end hotel and dining experience. We visited the chef in Burgundy to get an insight into his ecological commitments and the association he founded.
In the small town of Ébreuil in central France, Chef Évelyne Debourg just received the François Rabelais prize, which recognizes individuals for their work in promoting food cultural heritage in France and throughout the world.
Relais & Châteaux gift boxes now come in pouches made in South Africa from... plastic bottles! The Joinery, a local South African lifestyle brand, has perfected this astounding technology.