Michelin Guide 2017: Yannick Alléno reaches perfection at 1947 in Courchevel

Published on September 04, 2017

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Très attendu comme chaque année, le nouveau cru du Guide Michelin France vient d'être révélé, avec un nombre record de nouveaux étoilés. No less than 70 tables enter the coveted cenacle.

Among the big winners of this edition, Yannick Alléno now has twice 3 stars. If it is indeed a confirmation for the French chef at the Pavillon Ledoyen in Paris, it is a consecration for his restaurant in Courchevel, the 1947 at the Hotel Cheval Blanc, the only establishment to climb the highest This year. The restaurant of the resort of the Alps receives the supreme reward after seven years of effort: the chef had his second star in 2010, two years after the opening.

Michael Ellis, the international director of Michelin guides comments on the performance of Yannick Alléno: "His work around sauces, the result of long research on extraction and fermentation, combined with a perfect mastery of techniques and the marriage of flavors are the Promise of a cuisine of emotions! A cuisine that highlights the richness of the Savoyard soil, since the chef uses local products such as Arctic char, crozets, Féra (a fish from the depths of Lake Geneva, note) Or mountain herbs ".

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The predilection for local products of excellence is also a major trend among chefs, "the return to product, and the preeminence of taste on the visual, embodied by a whole generation of young chefs, backed by their Seniors" notes the Michelin Guide. The inspectors observe "less clouds, evanescent foam" but realize that a true place is given back to the terroir and "affirmed identity".

The new edition of the Guide Michelin France has 10 new 2 stars: Le Pressoir d'Argent by Gordon Ramsay and La Grande Maison by Bernard Magrez in Bordeaux; Le Prè-Xavier Beaudiment in Clermond-Ferrant; Le Montgomerie and Le Kintessence at Courchevel 1850; The Wood House of Marc Veyrat in Manigod in Haute-Savoie; La Grenouillère in La Madeleine sous Montreuil; Le Kei, La Table de l'Espadon and Le Clarence in Paris; The Hostellerie de Plaisance in Saint-Emilion; And Le Gindreau in Saint-Médard.

57 elected guests also won their first star, including Pierre Reboul at Château de la Pioline and Mickaël Feval in Aix-en-Provence, Jérémy Galvan and Miraflores in Lyon, as well as twelve addresses in and around Paris: Les Jardins de l ' Espadon, the Royal Palace Restaurant, Sushi B, H Restaurant, Alliance, Divellec, Akrame, George and Orangerie at the Georges V Hotel, Archeste, The Theme Scape and Escargot ).

2000 pages, 1kg, almost 500 new products ... So much for the numbers. To you the flavors! The Michelin Guide will be available from February 15, 2017.

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