Mar 9, 2018

It’s no secret that France is among the world’s most romantic countries, so it makes sense that anything they offer can easily make one fall head over heels with the place—food included.

On Mar. 21, about 3,000 chefs from around the world, 18 of whom are from the Philippines, will be hosting the largest French dinner ever. Goût de France (Good France) was launched in 2015 by the French Ministry Foreign Affairs and French chef Alain Ducasse as a tribute to the excellence of French cuisine and its power to innovate and unite people in an environmentally-friendly and healthy way.

Escargot bourguignon from Chef Jessie
Sugar beet and onion tartare with foie gras butter and beet-black pepper reduction by chef Miko Calo. Miko Calo is also doing the private dinner for the French ambassadors residence on Mar. 21.

Goût de France was inspired by Auguste Escoffier’s “Epicurean Dinners:” to serve the same menu on the same day, in several cities, and for as many guests as possible.

An international committee led by Ducasse has selected the chefs to cook a French dinner to be served in their respective restaurants. The proposed menus must follow the sequence of a traditional French meal: aperitif with finger food, starter, one or two main courses, cheese platter, and dessert, accompanied by French wines and spirits, of course.

See the participating establishments on the list below:

  1. Le Bistro d’Agathe – Makati
  2. Chef Jessie Rockwell Club – Makati
  3. CDP Global Table – Makati
  4. Eiffel Kubo – Bukidnon City
  5. Elbert’s Steak Room – Makati
  6. L’Entrecôte – Taguig
  7. Gourmet Bar – Novotel Manila, Araneta Center, Quezon City
  8. Lemuria – Quezon City
  9. Maria Luisa’s Garden Room – Makati
  10. La Mère Poulard Manila – Taguig
  11. Paris Délice – Makati
  12. Le Petit Soufflé – Makati
  13. Restaurant 101 – Taguig
  14. Sagana Epicerie and Bistro – Taguig
  15. Samira – Tagaytay City
  16. Spiral Manila – Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
  17. Vatel Restaurant Manila – Manila
  18. La Vie Parisienne – Cebu City


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