Guy Savoy ‘s restaurant was voted the “best restaurant in the world” in 2017 and 2018, according to the List.
A three-star Parisian restaurant
Guy SAVOY has set up his three-star Parisian restaurant within the Monnaie de Paris, in the lounges on the first floor of the west wing, on the Seine. The great French chef Guy Savoy, crowned with three stars by the Michelin guide since 2002, in 2015 transferred his exceptional table to the institution’s VIP lounges, redecorated for the occasion by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
“A cook…. or nothing !”
At fifteen, Guy Savoy decides that he will be “a cook… or nothing!” “… so he will be a cook. And it is by the precious way of apprenticeship that he learns the riches and the duties of this profession. First with the chocolate maker in his town, Louis Marchand, then with the Troisgros Brothers, who fascinated him with the elegance with which they practiced their trade, then with Lasserre in Paris, at the Lion d’Or in Geneva and at the Oasis in La Napoule. He was then noticed by Claude Vergé who entrusted him with the Barrière de Clichy. At the age of twenty-seven, he opened his first restaurant in Paris, rue Duret, and quickly gained recognition from the world of gastronomy. Guy Savoy is now based at the Monnaie de Paris and has three stars in the Michelin Guide, is a member of the Gault & Millau Academy (five Toques d’Or) and occupies for the fifth consecutive year, the place of Best Restaurant in the World according to The list.
A certain idea of French taste
Slate gray woodwork and shimmering contemporary works of art: the atmosphere is very subdued, highly elegant and yet in no way ostentatious. A certain idea of French taste, which can be found on the plate, a score of high gastronomy where precision competes with delicacy. The best products, cooked with art, reveal the most intense flavors, through infinitely sophisticated, but never complex, pairings, like the chef’s signature dish, artichoke soup with black truffle, a captivating marriage …
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