For a week, the Plaza Athénée will be transformed into an open-air cinema in the idyllic setting of the courtyard garden of the palace.
Five cult films
Watching a good film in a place as legendary as the Plaza Athénée is a dream come true ! This will be possible this summer… Five cult films will be screened in the courtyard of the palace from June 27 to July 1, 2022. The opportunity for starred chef Jean Imbert to imagine five tailor-made menus closely linked to the theme of each film . « I’ve been a movie buff since I was a kid. The connection between food and movies has always been a very inspiring topic. I love the idea that people can have the immersive experience and eat related food. with the film they are watching », explains Jean Imbert. Thus, the cuisine of the Riviera will be honored during the broadcast of La Main du Collet by Hitchcock, the classics of French gastronomy for the animated film Ratatouille, or even food and spirits pairings to imagine yourself in James Bond in Goldfinger.
A 5-meter-long screen
The selected films will be screened from 9:45 p.m. on a 5-meter-long screen and connected headsets will be made available to participants. Here is the full program: Monday, June 27: Les Dents de la Mer, accompanied by a menu with fish-based recipes Tuesday, June 28: Ratatouille, accompanied by a menu that pays tribute to the great classics of French cuisine Wednesday June 29: La Main au collet, accompanied by a vegetarian menu based on fruits and vegetables from the Riviera Thursday, June 30: Jurassic Park, accompanied by a menu reserved for carnivores Friday July 1: Goldfinger – James Bond, accompanied by a food and spirit pairing Price: 250€ per person 300€ for the Friday menu .
Plaza Athenée Hotel 25 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris