In Relais & Châteaux member properties a whole new generation is now manning the kitchens. These young chefs have learned their trade with the best in the profession, an expertise that isn’t taught in books. Travellers, they have tasted dishes and savoured spices all over the world. Giving free rein to their talent, these young talented chefs astound us today. Upholding the continuity of tradition, they invent the future of gourmet cuisine. The Rising Chef Trophy is dedicated to them with the support of Acqua Panna & San Pellegrino who highlights the taste of these great and surprising courses thanks to its high quality waters.
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Restaurant and hotel in town. On the edge of Clermont-Ferrand, Le Pré unites the city with the treasures of Auvergne’s countryside. Each morning, the undergrowth, fields, mountains and forests offer Xavier Beaudiment the wild plants and herbs whose praises he sings. The menu is as invigorating as a walk at the foot of the volcanoes. The plants dictate their desires to the fresh meat and lake fish, rather than the other way around. Carefully listening, the two-Michelin-star chef then creates mischievous associations and poetic variations in which his technical mastery truly shines. For those wishing to enjoy the pleasure of picking fresh herbs in the morning dew, a few bright and natural rooms welcome you for a cosy night’s sleep. ... Learn moreless