After Philippe Mille, Christophe Moret would be the new chef of Domaine Les Crayères in Reims | EUROtoday

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VShas been buzzing in Reims, on the gastronomic scene. Two-star chef of the well-known Domaine Les Crayères restaurant, Philippe Mille, who has been there for fourteen years, has made his departure official. He has simply revealed the explanations to Point : subsequent April he’ll open his personal restaurant, Arbane, within the heart of town of coronations.

A motion which had in fact been anticipated by Domaine Les Crayères, an outstanding Champagne château which had grow to be, below the management of the Gardinier household, a luxurious resort and a number one restaurant. From 1983 to 2003, the chef Gérard Boyer wrote among the most lovely gastronomic pages of this place, incomes three stars within the Michelin Guide.

Christophe Moret new chef of Domaine Les Crayères in Reims

After the latter's retirement, the Domaine Les Crayères restaurant misplaced its third star. Didier Elena, loyal to Alain Ducasse, took his place within the kitchen from 2005 to the top of 2009, when Philippe Mille arrived. Fourteen years later, the latter will subsequently get replaced in flip by Christophe Moret, one other shut pal of Alain Ducasse. The announcement was made on the institution's social networks. Christophe Moret will then be accountable for the connoisseur restaurant Le Parc and the brasserie Le Jardin.

An skilled chef, Christophe Moret notably managed the kitchens of the three-star restaurant on the Plaza Athénée, through the Alain Ducasse period. He additionally labored at Lasserre, a gastronomic establishment, earlier than migrating not distant to Shangri-La as government chef. There he received two stars on the restaurant L'Abeille. In September 2023, Christophe Moret arrived at one other flagship restaurant within the capital, L'Ambroisie by Bernard Pacaud… which he left simply two months later, with none official cause being given. Here he’s now inducted in Reims, at Domaine Les Crayères, who thus succeeds in changing his outdated chef's hat with one other gifted chef. According to the press launch from Domaine Les Crayères, Philippe Mille will go away his place on February 29.