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Goût de France 

8 March 2018

To launch Good France SA, Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. Mr. Christophe Farnaud, hosted a special event on Tuesday 6 March 2018 at the French Residence in Pretoria.

Photo: (l-r) Sommelier Philippe Faure-Brac, Ambassador Christophe Farnaud and Chef Vincent Lucas (Photo by Alet Pretorius)

The exclusive wine tasting of French and South African wines and culinary experience was presented by the world’s best sommelier (1992), Philippe Faure-Brac and French Michelin-star chef Vincent Lucas.

This event paved the way for the fourth edition of Goût de/Good France that will take place globally between 19 and 25 March 2018, with over 2000 restaurants in 150 countries participating to celebrate French gastronomy and French art de vivre.

The participating #GoodFrance restaurants are:

- Johannesburg: SA Culinary Club, Radisson Blu Sandton, Four Seasons The Westcliff, Les Délices de France and Le Saint Tropez (all JHB).
- Pretoria: Leriba Hotel, Court Classique Suite Hotel, Brasserie de Paris, EAT@UP (University of Pretoria) and Prue Leith Restaurant

Western Cape:
- Cape Town : The 41 and Chefs Restaurant
- Franschhoek: Le Coin Français
- Stellenbosch: Floréal Brasserie at Marianne Wine Estate

Kwa-Zulu Natal:
- Durban: The Glenwood Restaurant, Fusion Restaurant, Fusion French Café and Île Maurice Restaurant
- Ladysmith: Esiweni Lodge

Eastern Cape:
- Port Elizabeth: Muse Restaurant
- Addo: Addo African Home

- Maseru: No. 7 Restaurant

This event, started by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and chef Alain Ducasse, is inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who launched the Dîners d’Épicure initiative in 1912: the same menu, on the same day, in several world cities, for as many guests as possible.




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