Author(s): Alain Ducasse
From a morning croissant on the Canal Saint-Martin to a magical dinner on the Eiffel Tower, Alain Ducasse takes you on a stunning gourmet tour of Paris. Join France's most celebrated chef on a personal journey around Paris as he reveals his favourite foodie haunts including restaurants, cafes, local bistros, patisseries and other artisanal stores. From his own 3 star restaurants to his favourite icecream store, to his insider's tip on the best local creperie in town, Ducasse share the stories, histories and encounters with the men and women who make up Paris' extraordinary culinary landscape. Lavishly photographed, Paris by Ducase showcases the gourmet highlights of the capital, telling of the Chef's passion for cookery and his sincere love of Paris. This is a work that will set all admirers of beauty, excellence and authenticity dreaming, wherever they may live.
Alain Ducasse is one of the most renowned chefs of his generation. Born in the Landes region of western France he is also a restaurant designer, hotelier and teacher of the culinary arts. Over 30 years, he has developed a unique savoir-faire, which has helped define the contemporary art of living and eating. His current stable of restaurants include Plaza Athenee (Paris), Jules Verne (Eifell Tower, Paris), The Dorchester (London) and he is the only chef to hold 19 Michelin stars throughout his career.