Michel Guérard exalts the great French tradition, combining History, Nature and the thrilling Adventure of culinary creation. “I cook like a bird sings,” said the master. “I play the joy of flavors, as Mozart played the notes: impertinent, curious and poet”
One of the most beautiful gems of Les Prés d’Eugénie is the restaurant of owner Michel Guérard. This is highlighted by the 3 stars that the famous Michelin Guide has awarded to this property for more than 40 years. This virtuoso of culinary arts proposes his Grande Cuisine Naturaliste which merges the natural and the traditional with virtuosity. Don’t miss this authentic culinary experience, which is simply timeless!
Since 1975, Michel Guérard, a visionary and committed chef, has defined the principles of a dietetic and savoury cuisine by creating La Grande Cuisine Minceur. Today, more than ever before, guests are flocking to Eugénie to pamper themselves without any feeling of guilt and taste this starter – main course – dessert menu with less than 600 calories.
At the heart of the Les Prés d’Eugénie estate, the Institute Michel Guérard proposes cooking classes and internships throughout the year. Enjoy an introduction to the three legendary cuisines of Prés d’Eugénie: minceur, starred and terroir. This is a perfect opportunity to learn or hone your skills through the initiation to the techniques of the master of Nouvelle Cuisine.
For a lunch on the go or a snack, enjoy the culinary café Mère Poule et Cie. In a cosy and relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy salted and sweet delights imagined and created by Michel Guérard.
At the Ferme aux Grives, you will experience a delicious terroir cuisine signed by Michel Guérard. In this inn with its massive Gascon stone walls, piglets and chicken are roasted in a huge fireplace whilst the vegetables from the garden are instagrammed before they are cooked. All the large tables in the dining room testify to the warm Gascon ambience. A genuine regional institution!
At the time of the Armagnac, take a seat in comfortable Chesterfields and benefit from the cosy atmosphere of the Loulou Lounge Bar. Oriental carpets, lacquered furniture, a crackling fire and a grand piano promise soft and warm evenings.
7 kilometres from Eugénie, Château de Bachen, a former barony of the 17th century, hosts the family home of the Guérards and the vineyard where Michel Guérard has been cultivating his wines for 35 years. The vineyard opens its doors to wine lovers on appointment for a private tour followed by a tasting.