Three Michelin starred chef Pierre Gagnaire creates at Hôtel Majestic Barrière
PHOTO: Interior of the redesigned Le Fouquet courtesy of Hôtel Majestic Barrière
Three Michelin starred chef Pierre Gagnaire (won for Rue Balzac in Paris) has been tapped to create the new menu at famous Cannes Hôtel Majestic Barrière’s classic French brasserie Le Fouquet’s Cannes. The Majestic Hotel and Le Fouquet’s Cannes Brasserie are both iconic sites in France, symbolizing a uniquely French way of life that remains unchanged by the passing years.
Located at 99 Avenue des Champs Elysées, Hôtel Majestic Barrière became a favorite haunt of artists and film stars after the first cinema opened in 1928. Less than twenty years later, the hotel established by Lucien Barrière on the Croisette was at the forefront of the beginnings of a cinematic event that became the most important film festival in the world – the Cannes Film Festival.
While guests at this year's Cannes Film Festival did not have the opportunity to try Chef Gagnaire's new menu, lucky guests who stay later this summer will be able to experience the quality and imaginative culinary creations exemplified in Chef Gagnaire’s book, La Cuisine, C’est De L’amour, De L’art, De La Technique (“Cooking is love, art and technique”). Some highlights on the new menu include: Crabmeat and razor clams, grated cauliflower with red berries and cucumber jelly with seaweed; Lobster medallions and rillettes; Cod with Espelette chilli peppers; and Pounded veal escalope with oregano. Additionally, a focal point of the menu will be desserts, a natural fit for a chef who started out in pastry arts.
PHOTO: Les plats du Fouquet's courtesy of Hôtel Majestic Barrière
To welcome Chef Gagnaire to Hôtel Majestic Barrière, a complimentary package (“plaisir gourmet”) for two will be offered inclusive of one night’s accommodation in a double room; breakfast for two; VIP welcome in- room; and lunch for two at Le Fouquet’s Cannes with a choice of two courses, petits fours appetizers and mineral water. The “plaisir gourmet” package offer is valid from Oct. 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016, beginning at $307 and is subject to booking conditions, availability and the number of rooms reserved.
For reservations, pelase call +33 (0)9 70 82 09 00. Furthermore information on Hôtel Majestic Barrière may be found at www.lucienbarriere.com.