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Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa’s Michelin Entry
Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa in Cognac has achieved recognition for the first time this year with it’s entry into the Michelin Guide. The hotel’s restaurant Le Foudres; under the guise of Head Chef Marc Antoine LePage, has re-inforced it’s position as a leading location on the culinary map.
Marc Antoine Le Page has some impressive credentials. Having learnt his craft from Michelin master Philippe Vételé at Anne de Bretagne restaurant in Nantes, his career credentials span a number of luxury hotels; which include K2 palace in Courchevel and Le Cheval Blanc in St Barths. The industrial heritage of Cognac is matched with the venue’s unique ageing cellars; which gives it it’s unique concept across fine dining. Located in the Monnet cooperatage – guests at the venue enter through the “Chai Cathédrale” – Cathedral Wine Cellar; which is 9 metres high, and are invited to sample a number of multiple tasting menus, and wine pairings.
The seasonally reared and organic produce, includes farm eggs cooked at low temperature with pecorino cream, and roasted saddle of lamb.
Director of Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa, Mr. Kader Bedjeddah, says:”It has been a tough year for hospitality and tourism, given the difficulties that Covid-19 has thrown at us, but it is bolstering to have achieved this award whilst we embark on our recovery. A Michelin star is a very encouraging sign for our team.”
Mr Javad Marandi, the British owner of the hotel says: “Obtaining a star in the Michelin Guide is an international recognition that I am very pleased about, as it crowns three years of work. I extend all of my thanks to the those at the Michelin Guide an all those at Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa who are committed to the success of the hotel on a daily basis. ”
Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa
50 Avenue Paul Firino Martell