MICHELIN Guide Ceremony 3 minutes 18 March 2024

The MICHELIN Guide France 2024 is Revealed!

This year's selection features 2 new Three Stars, 8 new Two Stars and a new generation of chefs earning their first Star before the age of 40

  • Chef Fabien Ferré's La Table du Castellet (Le Castellet) and Chef Jérôme Banctel's Le Gabriel - La Réserve Paris join the top table of global gastronomy by earning Three MICHELIN Stars!
  • 8 restaurants newly receive Two MICHELIN Stars. 52 restaurants, located throughout France and often outside the major cities, are awarded a first Star – they illustrate a rising new generation of chefs under 40 years of age.
  • Last but not least, the MICHELIN Green Star highlights the remarkable sustainable commitments of 9 new establishments.
  • Overall, The MICHELIN Guide France 2024 recommends 639 Starred restaurants – 30 Three Stars, 75 Two Stars and 534 One Stars.
© Caroline Dutrey / La Table du Castellet
© Caroline Dutrey / La Table du Castellet

8 Restaurants Newly Awarded Two MICHELIN Stars
In Paris, The MICHELIN Guide Inspectors have honoured 3 restaurants whose gastronomic progress has impressed them.

At Le Jules Verne, Chef Frédéric Anton and his Executive Chef Kevin Garcia have helped this legendary establishment, located on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, receive Two MICHELIN Stars for the first time. In the 8th arrondissement, Martino Ruggieri continues his upwards trajectory, earning a second Star for his Maison Ruggieri, just one year after his first. At L'Orangerie, Chef Alain Taudon adds another Star to the George V's gastronomic offering.

Elsewhere in France
Maison Benoît Vidal has successfully relocated from Val-d'Isère to Annecy. Here, the Chef remains faithful to his desire to "transform matter into emotion" and accentuate the "link between man and nature". A few valleys away, in a luxury residence in Courchevel, Sylvestre Wahid's Les Grandes Alpes restaurant is gaining in gastronomic altitude.

In Bonnieux, Christophe and Alexandra Bacquié have opened the charming Mas Les Eydins in the heart of the Luberon vineyards and olive groves; in the kitchen, Christophe Bacquié continues to demonstrate his love for Provençal cuisine, punctuated by subtle Corsican notes. In Monaco, Les Ambassadeurs by Christophe Cussac, which has just reopened after two years of renovation in the heart of the Hôtel Le Métropole, has also been awarded Two MICHELIN Stars. Christophe Cussac, a former lieutenant of Joël Robuchon, brilliantly navigates between classic and more modern approaches. The restaurant also boasts one of the finest dessert selections in France.

In Saint-Grégoire, Ronan Kervarrec adds a second Star to his restaurant, Maison Ronan Kervarrec, where he celebrates in a very personal way the essential aspects of Armorican culinary identity.

© Anne-Emmanuelle Thion / L'Orangerie
© Anne-Emmanuelle Thion / L'Orangerie

52 Restaurants Awarded Their First MICHELIN Star
This year, The MICHELIN Guide Inspectors once again travelled throughout France to unearth culinary talent wherever it was to be found. There has been a gastronomic explosion in France's towns and cities, and especially in the countryside. As a result, 23 of this year's new One Star restaurants were also new openings.

In the provinces, alongside newly promoted establishments run by well-known chefs (Calice, in Béziers; Le Champ des Lunes, in Lauris; Le Feuillée – Le Couvent des Minimes, in Mane), the One MICHELIN Star selection also illustrates the rising of a gastronomic new guard.

Fully aligned with the identity and history of the restaurateurs who run them, these independent restaurants are often projects that extend beyond the kitchen. Anchored in their region and connected to a rich network of small producers, they become unique and singular places, as well as true ambassadors for their area.

© Serge Chapuis / Le Champ des Lunes
© Serge Chapuis / Le Champ des Lunes

After meeting in the kitchens of Mirazur, Florencia Montes and Lorenzo Ragni decided to open their own ONICE restaurant in Nice. In Saint-Omer, former Top Chef Camille Delcroix prepares dishes from the kitchens of Bacôve that celebrate the local area. The same dynamic can be found at L'AinTimiste, Chef Jérôme Busset's restaurant in Poncin, a small medieval village on the borders of the Bugey and Revermont regions; or at L'Auberge du XIIème Siècle, in Saché, where Chef Kevin Gardien pays tribute to the best produce from the Loire and Touraine regions.

In the Dordogne village of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, New Zealand Chef Nick Honeyman, his German-born wife Sina and their international team take a modern, no-holds-barred approach to Perigordian cooking at their restaurant Le Petit Léon. At Le Chamarlenc, in Le Puy-en-Velay, Chef Yoan Delorme and his partner Célia Baudelier, the dining room manager, offer their customers top-flight gastronomic experiences at very reasonable prices...

© Thomas Demilly / Bacôve
© Thomas Demilly / Bacôve

Paris, Ready for the Gastronomic Olympics!
Paris, with 12 new award-winning restaurants and a total of 95 One Star establishments, has consolidated its position as France's leading culinary destination. Among the notable newcomers, the Inspectors were impressed by Espadon, the new restaurant at the Ritz, imagined and led by Chef Eugénie Béziat. Onor is chef Thierry Marx's new socially and gastronomically committed project. Headed by Italian couple Flavio Lucarini and Aurora Storari, Hémicycle, on the other side of the Seine, turns gastronomic norms on their head. Japanese flavours and traditions are represented at their best at Sushi Yoshinaga and Chakaiseiki Akiyoshi: at the former, the sushi experience at the counter is the height of refinement; at the latter, the tradition of the tea ceremony – cha-kaiseki – is celebrated.

© Studio PAM / Espadon
© Studio PAM / Espadon

The MICHELIN Green Star: 9 New Restaurants
Nine new restaurants in the selection have been honoured for their commitment to more sustainable gastronomy: La Cour de Rémi, Domaine du Châtelard, Les Jardiniers, La Bastide de Moustiers, L'Art de Vivre, Bellefeuille - Saint James Paris, La Galinette, En Pleine Nature and Le Saint Hilaire.

© MATTEO CARASSALE / La Bastide de Moustiers
© MATTEO CARASSALE / La Bastide de Moustiers

From Service to Dessert: The MICHELIN Special Awards
The MICHELIN Sommelier and Service Awards highlight talented hospitality professionals, while the MICHELIN Young Chef and MICHELIN Mentor Chef Awards encourage the emergence of young talent and the passing on of skills.

The MICHELIN Service Award 2024 goes to Sandrine Deley Favario, Manager of the restaurant L'Auberge de Montmin, and Serge Schaal, Manager of the restaurant La Fourchette des Ducs.

The MICHELIN Sommelier Award 2024 goes to Xavier Thuizat, Restaurant Manager and Head Sommelier at L'Écrin, and Magali Delalex, Head Sommelier at La Table de l'Ours.

The MICHELIN Young Chef Award goes to Théo Fernandez, Chef at Auberge de la Forge. Théo Fernandez's signature cuisine is a passionate reflection of his region and its produce. With his partner Claire Cames, he also makes it a point of honour to reconcile his professional and private lives, adapting the restaurant's rhythm to give himself some free time to spend in the field alongside his producers.

The MICHELIN Chef Mentor Award goes to Chef Yannick Alléno, a true leading light of modern French gastronomy and an outstanding creator who is particularly committed to passing on his knowledge.

Discover the full MICHELIN Guide selection here.

© Lukam / La Fourchette des Ducs
© Lukam / La Fourchette des Ducs

Hero Image: © Emilie Soler / Le Petit Léon

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