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6 June 2017
ore - The Fountains Night Show dinners

The Fountains Night Show or the chance to discover the château de Versailles by a nice summer night!

The restaurant will be open in the evening for a delectable break before the Fountains Night Show. Chef Stéphane Duchiron has created a 2 or 3-course menu featuring the best seasonal produce.

Join afterward for a 2h30-fairytale, the château de Versailles’s magnificent gardens, magically illuminated, with all the fountains playing and a grand firework as crowning point. 

On Saturday, from June 17th until september 16 :

Diner at ore from 6pm - see the menu

2-course menu, water and hot drink – 39€

3-course menu, water and hot drink – 45€

Fountains Night Show from 8:30pm

Queue jumper Ticket Fountain Night Show – 26€ 

from 39€

1 June 2017

This summer, Ducasse au château de Versailles features an exclusive dinner : on July 14th!

At nightfall, when the palace has closed its doors to visitors, one is gently walked on the cobbled path up to the 1st floor of the Pavillon Dufour...

In a setting, reminiscent of the splendor of days of yore, the restaurant salons become the scene of exclusive dinners inspired by the Palace highlights. 

 

On July 14th, Evening Feast and Fireworks.

Embark on a journey to relive the splendor of the Pleasures of the Enchanted Island, extraordinary festivals created by Louis XIV in 1664.

The evening will start with a dinner in the salons of Ducasse au château de Versailles.

Then followed in the Orangerie gardens, by an impressive pyrotechnic show  « Louis XIV – The Fire King ».

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265€ | 350€ by person with wine pairing – See the menu

Friday 14th of July 2017 at 7pm & show in the Garden of the Orangerie at 10pm.

Included : Ticket « Louis XIV, The Fire King » Carré Or category (a guaranteed parking space, very good seats and a complimentary program)

Reservation requests are made through our contact form by specifying the time and number of guests : Reservation Request

 

 

From 265€

Ducasse au Château de Versailles : Exclusive dinner July 14th

June 22nd, Dinner a Tsar in France - Reservation request 

On July 14th, Evening Feast and Fireworks - Reservation Request

31 March 2017
Discover the Poke at Rech!

Discover the Rech’s Poke! Pronounced “Pokaï”, this traditional Hawaiian dish is made with raw fish, mixed with cereals and condiments, served in a bowl.

Chef Anthony Denon created at Rech an unreleased version of the Poke, more elaborated and highly tasty, with two recipes inspired by sustainable fishing. Anthony Gala, sommelier, suggests sake for a striking pairing!

 

The Rech’s Poke

Jack mackerel/orange/avocado/toasted seeds – 18€
Red mullet/small spelt/herbs/rock fish broth – 24€

 

Rech 
62 avenue des Ternes
75017 Paris
www.restaurant-rech.fr 
Tel: +33 1 58 00 22 03

 

The Rech’s Poke, to enjoy by yourself or to share

 

From 18€

8 March 2017
Women's portraits

The culinary pleasures and arts of hospitality rely also on the talent and the passion of these women who dedicate their life to it everyday, everywhere in France and in the world.

Charline Clos, Maître d’ and Elisa Combrouze, Sommelier at Aux Lyonnais
Charline, previously chef de Rang at Benoit Paris, and Elisa, driven by her passion with sommellerie, welcome you at aux Lyonnais with warmth and simplicity.
www.auxlyonnais.com 

Jessica Prealpato, Chef pâtissière – Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée
After an A-Level specialized in literature and psychology studies, Jessica finally started to live her passion: pastry… After beautiful experiences in France and abroad with renowned chefs like Philippe Labbé, Philippe Etchebest and Frédéric Vardon, she finally settled in Paris where she creates simple and refined deserts at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée.
www.alainducasse-plazaathenee.com

Alicia Vegezzi, Restaurant manager at ore-Ducasse au château de Versailles
Alicia first joined the ranks of Alain Ducasse at the Salon la Première Air France in 2014, before flying to Hong Kong where she became Assistant Manager of the restaurant Spoon by Alain Ducasse at the InterContinental hotel. Since September 2016, Alicia is manager of the restaurant ore-Ducasse au château de Versailles.
www.ducasse-chateauversailles.com

A dynamic and feminine team at Benoit New York under the direction of chef Laëtitia Rouabah
In 14 years, Laëtitia evolved in the kitchens of the Relais Plaza, the restaurant Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester in London, Le Jules Verne, then the Salon la Première Air France before taking over at bistro Allard in 2013. She is now chef at Benoit New York, assisted by four young women in her kitchen including Laure Rewega, sous-chef and Anneka Books on the floor.
www.benoitny.com 

Marjolaine Arpin, Bar manager at Champeaux
This 36-year old bubbly girl from Quebec was initially trained in art history and management before turning her life around to embrace a career in mixology at « La Distillerie ». She is a real show stopper at Champeaux’s bar where she creates unique and sophisticated cocktails.  
www.restaurant-champeaux.com 

Claire Sonnet, Maître d' at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée
A determined young woman, first hoping to start a career in the social field, Claire finally went for a new career which lead her to the French school of gastronomy Ferrandi. After an internship with Denis Courtiade, director of Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, she pursued her work experiences at Cyril Lignac and then at the Salon la Première Air France.
www.alainducasse-plazaathenee.com

Fanny Herpin, chef at Allard 
At Allard, tradition dictates that a woman does the cooking. Fanny followed these steps and has been named chef of this Alain Ducasse bistro in 2016, after a beautiful career path in prestigious Parisian houses (Jules Verne, le Meurice Alain Ducasse, Taillevent, Benoit Paris).
www.restaurant-allard.fr

Fabienne Eymard, chef at Benoit Paris
She joined the Taillevent gourmet restaurant in Paris in 2002, then moved abroad. In Switzerland at Caprice in 2004, then in 2013 as sous-chef at Benoit New-York. She evolved then as executive chef in the restaurant Pinch in New York before returning to Paris to take back the reins of bistro Benoit.
www.benoit-paris.com

Alexandra San Miguel, Director at Le Comptoir Saint Honoré
After starting her career in hospitality, she went from Ladurée in 2010 to Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse for the opening of its new boutique at rue du Marché Saint Honoré. 
www.lechocolat-alainducasse.com

14 February 2017
Lunch Menu at the restaurant Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée offers an ideal environment for lunch.

Discover the Naturalness cuisine with the lunch Menu that can be composed from the seasonal menu. Three dishes to discover a cuisine concentrated around the  fish-vegetables-cereal trilogy and created by Chef Romain Meder.

Currently, discover the Gascogne bay’s turbot, Milan cabbage, fins gently smoked, the Sea scallops from Chausey, cauliflower, old Comté cheese, tartufi di Alba, the Vegetables from château de Versailles, cedar seeds, mushrooms or the Lemon picked in Nice area, kombu seaweeds with tarragon.

These dishes are accompanied by two glasses of wine to be chosen from a selection composed by Laurent Roucayrol, the chef sommelier.

 

Photos extracted from the book Naturalité, published at the Editions Alain Ducasse, photo credit @Benjamin Schmuck

« There is an absolute necessity to go towards a better way of eating, in harmony with nature, healthier and more environmentally friendly ». explains Alain Ducasse. The Chef invites you to explore a universe with new flavours in one of the most beautiful restaurant in the French capital.

 

 

Starter, main course & dessert : 210 €

Discover the restaurant and see the Menu

 

* except dishes with caviar

 

Lunch Menu at 210 €

Lunch at the restaurant Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

For your reservation,

 

contact us at the following number: +33 1 53 67 65 00

 

Or by e-mail at adpa@dorchestercollection.com

 

17 January 2017
An exceptional lunch at le Jules Verne...

Boarding for a wonderful journey…

At lunch, energy is dominant, the area is open and bright. Overlooking Paris, on the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower, the Jules Verne restaurant's unique location has made it the ultimate Parisian venue, where Alain Ducasse reinterprets beautiful French cuisine classics with a modern touch. 

On the menu, savour the Pan-seared duck foie gras, parsnip and prune or the Jaune des Landes chicken, cardoon with truffle jus. On dessert, difficult to choose between the Cookpot of apples, honey ice cream and the crispy “Tower nut”, chocolate from our Manufacture in Paris. Excellence of regionally sourced produce.

The 3-course lunch menu is exclusively available week days.
(Except bank holidays - Up to 7 people).

Le Jules Verne
Tour Eiffel, 2ème étage
Avenue Gustave Eiffel
75007 Paris, France 
www.lejulesverne-paris.com

3-course lunch menu, 105€

1 January 2017

We wish you a happy New Year 2017!  Discover our resolutions for this new year, eating right makes spirits bright!

 

Our resolutions - www.alain-ducasse.com/videos/2017/

 

20 December 2016
Choux d'Enfer, the Parisian « sweet food »

The kiosk Choux d'Enfer has settled in Gare de Paris Saint-Lazare!

By stopping by the Kiosk, you immediately get the caramelized scent of the dough…

To achieve a delicious chou, it needs to be ultra-fresh and just filled-in. To be crispy on the outside, and melting inside, they are baked in front of you, on the spot. (Re)Discover the choux filled with a meltingly soft cream flavoured with chocolate, citrus, salted-butter caramel...

The kiosk also offers savoury choux served lukewarm (ham/cheese, Mornay sauce, or olive pesto).

A few delicious bites to eat promptly at the kiosk Choux d'Enfer.

Gare de Paris Saint-Lazare
Parvis Havre de la Gare de Paris Saint-Lazare - 75008 Paris • Tel 06 67 20 25 56
Station Saint-Lazare
Open 7/7 from 7am until 9pm

 

 



 
17 November 2016

For an exceptional moment at the château de Versailles, combine café ore breakfast or lunch and visit of the Palace with direct access!

Get through the first gate, pass the ticket office (not need to stop by), go directly to the café ore located on the 1st floor of the Pavillon Dufour with its unique perspective on the cour Royale and the cour d'Honneur, share a savoury breakfast or enjoy an elegant contemporary French cuisine for Lunch, then get direct access to the Palace and continue your day with the visit of this magical place!

 

 

Breakfast & Direct access to the visit of the Palace*: 35€

From 8 am to 10.30 am, be the first to enter the château de Versailles still empty, savour a sumptuous breakfast at the café ore- Ducasse au château de Versailles and get direct access to the château for a visit. A timeless experience in an exceptional venue !

> Breakfast Le Lever du roi – Your choice of hot drink, vegetable or fruit juice, toasted ficelle baguette & butter, jam, honey or chocolate spread, 3 mini viennroiserie assortment, two organic eggs, pan-seared or scrambled, sausages & tomatoe.

> Ticket for the visit of the Palace with direct access - The Palace ticket gives access to the most famous places of the Palace of Versailles. It also includes the temporary exhibitions. The audio-guide for the Palace (available in 11 languages) is included in the ticket price.

*Payment and ticket withdrawl directly in the restaurant ore – Ducasse au château de Versailles – Pavillon Dufour – 1st floor – Place d’Armes – 78000 Versailles

 

Lunch & Direct access to the visit of the Palace: 50 €

From 11 am to 5 pm in the Pavillon Dufour château de Versailles’s sumptuous setting, come discover the savoury and contemporary cuisine of the Chef Stéphane Duchiron ; on the menu classics of French cuisine, small, light and quick plates as well as fine pastries. Also get direct access to the château de Versailles for your visit. A beautiful experience to fully enjoy Versailles!

> Late Lunch menu at café ore – Starter / main course or main course / dessert, mineral water, a glass of wine and coffee – View the menu – The menu changes according the the season.

> Ticket for the visit of the Palace with direct access - The Palace ticket gives access to the most famous places of the Palace of Versailles. It also includes the temporary exhibitions. The audio-guide for the Palace (available in 11 languages) is included in the ticket price.

*Payment and ticket withdrawl directly in the restaurant ore – Ducasse au château de Versailles – Pavillon Dufour – 1st floor – Place d’Armes – 78000 Versailles

 

 

ore - Ducasse au château de Versailles

Château de Versailles
Pavillon Dufour – 1er étage
Place d’Armes
78 000 Versailles
contact@ducasse-chateauversailles.com 

Open Tuesday to Wednesday from 8 am to 5 pm

www.ducasse-chateauversailles.com

From 35€

6 October 2016
ore – Ducasse au château de Versailles, an elegant contemporary French café

 

In the sumptuous setting of the recently renovated pavillon Dufour, ore – Ducasse au château de Versailles is an elegant contemporary café accessible to everyone during the opening hours of the Château.

This venue is capable of satisfying varied public’s wishes and suggests different experiences throughout the day around three main moments: breakfast, lunch and tea time. 

Breakfast at the café ore - Ducasse au château de Versailles is a unique moment. The morning light makes you feel like you are living a timeless experience in this exceptional setting. On the menu, savoury mini pastries, two organic eggs scrambled or pan-seared, sausages and tomato, a Seasonal fruit salad, hot drinks, fruit & vegetable juices... 

 

 

For Lunch, the Chef Stéphane Duchiron sublimes great French cuisine classics, alongside light and quick snacks, desserts and gourmet pastries. At the moment on the menu, enjoy the Pollock, artichokes & potatoes, the Tiny spelt & wild mushrooms, sorrel and for a sweet note, the Cheesecake, confit citrus. 

 

 

In the afternoon, tea time lovers can let themselves be tempted by the Afternoon Tea, The Queen Marie’s Tea: three savoury selections, three sweet selections, tea, coffee or chocolate also accompanied by brioche, cake, madeleine or financier. 

Regarding the all-day menu, the café ore – Ducasse au château de Versailles suggests a selection of dishes, small plates and a pastery selection available all day long. 

 

 

 

Château de Versailles
Pavillon Dufour – 1er étage
Place d’Armes
78 000 Versailles
contact@ducasse-chateauversailles.com 

From Tuesday to Sunday
From 8am to 5.30pm


Direct access to the restaurant, without visiting the Palace

More information : www.ducasse-chateauversailles.com