The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in Paris

The centenary Plaza Athénée hotel has reopened its doors after several months of refurbishing, starring the “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée “ restaurant.
The restaurant is perfectly executed down to the finest detail; it delivers a free and nearly instinctive interpretation of Haute Cuisine, following the single philosophy of “The Natural”.
Ducasse maintains an intimate relationship with his suppliers, meaning only the freshest, most ethically acquired produce for his restaurant.The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in Paris The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in ParisParis-based design duo Jouin Manku have created a design scheme that could match the purify Ducasse’s philosophy of naturalness into a traditional Parisian luxury fine dining.The dining room is a gem where all is softness of curves, materials and contents. Everywhere is wonder in the remarkable quality of the pieces created with an absolute attention to every detail, a formidable representation of the craftsman’s expertise.The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in ParisThe most eye-catching of these visual cues are the glorious, curved ‘hull’ booth and the high-gloss steel domes at the entrance, a reference to the cloche that covers a plate on its way to the table. A Swarovski crystal chandelier hands overhead, with dozens of additional crystals strung from the ceiling like petrified ice.The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in ParisOn the table, pieces from the past and future are connected in perfect harmony. Luxuriy furniture and expensive materials cohabitate with the simpler objects in a collection of unique creations designed by Pierre Tachon or Shinichiro Ogata, by Rina Menardi, Gérard Crociani or Tina Frey. Cutlery created in the 1970’s by Roger Tallon is exclusively reedited for the restaurant.
The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in Paris The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in Paris The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in Paris The Shining “Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée” Restaurant in Paris

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