A restaurant of a ski resort in the Alps now has three stars: Le 1947 of chef Yannick Alleno in Courchevel. That brings the number of driesterrenrestaurants in France on 27.
This year there are no stars collected in this category. Alleno had all three stars for his restaurant in Paris, the Pavillon Ledoyen. Le 1947 provides “a memorable experience of the trip undoubtedly is worth (…)”, said Michael Ellis, the director of the Guide Michelin. It is “really emotional kitchen that the wealth of the Alps, in Savoie to the expression of late”, with regional products such as local fresh water fish and mountain herbs, added Ellis.
The experience can be memorable for the wallet of a connoisseur: the average price of a menu without the drink goes from 127 to 450 euros, according to the website of Michelin. Michelin, a tyre manufacturer, publishes the restaurant guide for more than a century. Meanwhile, the guide 28 countries.