Dear friends,

These is an historic time. A time when panic can overcome reason. Many of us around the world are being impacted by this unprecedented health crisis. And all of you restaurateurs are among the first to be affected.
It is with great emotion that we think of all our friendly members in Italy, China, Belgium, Spain, France, the United States and all over the world who have had to close their establishments. We hope that this crisis will give rise to new projects and new ideas. But for now, we send you all the courage we can to overcome this situation. “We are at war”, but we will continue to create. Trust that light can come out of the darkest events…

13 new members in the 2020 guide

On Monday, January 27th, the association Les Grandes Tables du Monde gathered its members at the Pavillon Ledoyen, to unveil its 2020 guide as well as its new members: 13 this year, 12 of which outside of France. Overview.

A new board of director

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, October 17 – The association Les Grandes Tables Du Monde has just elected its new Board of Directors at its 65th Congress. On Monday morning, the 181 member houses of the association – including 83 on the Riviera – were called upon to vote to appoint their new representatives. The voting procedure concluded a morning of exchanges, during which the 12 candidates were able to express their ambitions for the future of the association.
The congress in video

2019 Prizes

The association, which was also celebrating its 65th anniversary, chose to place its annual congress under the aegis of Jean Cocteau and under the glamorous auspices of the Riviera.
The first, who often stayed in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and to whom the association owes its emblem, is a reminder of the audacity and open-mindedness of the recipients. The second – full of history and splendour – confirms the missions of hospitality and excellence for which the association and its members are renowned.
Gala dinner in video

Three stars for Le Clos des Sens and the restaurant Le Mirazur

Meeting with Laurent Petit and Mauro Colagreco, the new three-star chefs.

Tribute to Andrew Fairlie

We are deeply sorry to announce that our member Andrew Fairlie has passed away at the age of 55 on January 22 2019. Andrew had been ill for several years. Andrew has joined our association in 2017. His restaurant was located in Scotland in the heart of the Gleneagles Hotel famous for its golf course. Opened in 2001, the restaurant reached 1 Michelin star a year after in 2002, and two stars in 2006.

Launch of 2019 guide : the new faces of the association

The organisation Les Grandes Tables du Monde gathered in Paris on January 21st to celebrate the launch of its 2019 guide, which coincides with the 65th birthday of this prestigious circle. President David Sinapian reiterated the association’s on-going commitments and unveiled the new members – 13 this year – who will complement our great contemporary gastronomic community.

WOMEN AND GASTRONOMY

Founded in 1954, Les Grandes Tables du Monde is determined to remain in sync with the evolution of our society. Aware of ongoing developments, it wishes to commit to improving women’s place in gastronomy and promote, in the short term, gender equality within member restaurants of the organization, and more broadly in the whole sector.

The price 2018

After last year’s event in the bustle of New York City, Les Grandes Tables du Monde Association celebrated haute cuisine at their 64th annual conference in Marrakech. In the heart of the Medina, and against the backdrop of Le Musée des Confluences, the association revealed the list of the 2018 winners of its awards for excellence.

The great restaurant

The great restaurants of that time embraced the same principles we still recognise today. It was simply less culinary and more celebratory. It was a place designed for fun and to be seen in while enjoying simple dishes. Salads and modest dressings still appeared on these menus.
Beginning in the 1960s, a new generation of chefs would change the status quo and reinvent this restaurant model. Their names were Bocuse, Guérard, Troisgros and Senderens, and they effectively reinvented this profession.

Tribute to Joël Robuchon

Precision, rigor, and technique. These are the main ingredients of Joël Robuchon cuisine. He, one of the greatest chef, who has died August 6th aged 73. His input is huge on French cooking. Over the years, he has managed to improve and refine classical French cuisine. Coming right after the Nouvelle Cuisine years, Joël Robuchon offered his own take on French Haute Cuisine, with what you could call a neo-classical inspiration. He would select carefully each ingredients, he would push the boundaries of technique with a surgical-like precision on cooking and plating.

A new website

We are delighted to introduce you to our new website. We have entirely redesigned the browsing experience to introduce you seamlessly and effortlessly to the restaurants of our members and do justice visually to the excellence of each.We invite you to explore this global collection of fine dining gems.

Dear friends,

These is an historic time. A time when panic can overcome reason. Many of us around the world are being impacted by this unprecedented health crisis. And all of you restaurateurs are among the first to be affected.
It is with great emotion that we think of all our friendly members in Italy, China, Belgium, Spain, France, the United States and all over the world who have had to close their establishments. We hope that this crisis will give rise to new projects and new ideas. But for now, we send you all the courage we can to overcome this situation. "We are at war", but we will continue to create. Trust that light can come out of the darkest events...

13 new members in the 2020 guide

On Monday, January 27th, the association Les Grandes Tables du Monde gathered its members at the Pavillon Ledoyen, to unveil its 2020 guide as well as its new members: 13 this year, 12 of which outside of France. Overview.

A new board of director

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, October 17 - The association Les Grandes Tables Du Monde has just elected its new Board of Directors at its 65th Congress. On Monday morning, the 181 member houses of the association - including 83 on the Riviera - were called upon to vote to appoint their new representatives. The voting procedure concluded a morning of exchanges, during which the 12 candidates were able to express their ambitions for the future of the association.
The congress in video

2019 Prizes

The association, which was also celebrating its 65th anniversary, chose to place its annual congress under the aegis of Jean Cocteau and under the glamorous auspices of the Riviera.
The first, who often stayed in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and to whom the association owes its emblem, is a reminder of the audacity and open-mindedness of the recipients. The second - full of history and splendour - confirms the missions of hospitality and excellence for which the association and its members are renowned.
Gala dinner in video

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