ONA was also among 33 restaurants across the country Receive a green star, A new category created by the Michelin Guide last year that rewards restaurants “committed to championing a virtuous and sustainable approach to gastronomy.” Mr Poullenec said inspectors have searched for restaurants that work with local producers, grow their own fruit and vegetables or limit the amount of waste produced in the kitchen.
To the desperation of chefs across France, restaurants have remained empty most of 2020 due to the pandemic.
They were forced to lockdown for the first time in the spring, when authorities imposed a strict nationwide lockdown. After a brief reopening in the summer, restaurants, cafes and bars closed again in November – and they will remain so until February at the earliest.
But Michelin, unlike other culinary guides, has continued to distribute coveted one, two, or three stars, which can leap into a restaurant far from mystery but also put Myself or Financial issues Pressure on chefs to keep their rating.
There were no three-star restaurants Demotion In the guide issue for 2021, which was presented on Monday at a party held at Jules Vernes in the Eiffel Tower, in the presence of a few chefs. The event was broadcast live on social media. just one ResturantRun by the chef Alexander Mazia In Marseille, he was promoted to three stars this year.
Mrs. Valli, originally from the eastern city of Nancy, is an internship archaeologist who fell in love with cooking after landing a summer job in Switzerland. She decided to hone her skills over several years, including one in Thailand, where she discovered the potential of a delicious cuisine that focused on plants, spices, vegetables and herbs.
But in 2016, when she showed her project to a vegan restaurant upon her return to France, traditional banks saw little potential.