The Restaurant

The gastronomic restaurant ” Le Valucien” in our new dining room .
It is opened until Nov 11, 2024.

We are looking forward to welcoming you  !

Franco Bowanee

An alliance of regional products of Bourgogne and the flavours of Mauritius

Franco Bowanee worked with the Chef G. Besson & with Paul.Bocuse restaurant in Collonges. Enjoy the creations of this talented  chef & his interpretation of products & way to sublime their preparation.

Franco Bowanee’s cuisine is a poem, a surprise for the eyes as well as healthy and delicious.  It has a harmonious mix of regional Bourgogne products – some directly from the Château’s vegetable garden with its 140 varieties of fruit, vegetables and spices from Mauritius, the birthplace of this creative chef.

Member of the Collège Culinaire de France since 2013.

Franco was a finalist in the MOF contest in 2014 and will participate again in 2018. He was inaugurated as a disciple of Auguste Escoffier in February 2017.
Franco received his first Michelin star in 2019 reconfirmed since then in 2024.
Franco was laureate at the world championship “Oeuf en meurette” for his creativity.

Karina Laval

The talented Pastry Chef

Talented and an artist at heart, Karina Laval offers moments of unforgettable pleasure with her technical and artistic creations joining flavour with elegance.  Karina Laval participated in the MOF, Meilleur Ouvrier de France contest in 2017. She had been designed as the best patry chef for 2024 in Bourgogne for Gault et Millau guide.

Discovery as time goes by

Every month, Franco Bowanee and his team propose:

The gastronomic MICHELIN star restaurant is open every day except Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday for lunch except on holidays.
For the hotel’s resident, we are pleased to propose upon previous reservation, a simple dinner on Tuesday & Wednesday.

Gastronomic menu with a seasonal theme in 4 options for lunch and dinner :

  • – Menu des Saveurs :  3 courses at 92 € for lunch and 105 € for dinner . Not available on Saturday for dinner, Sunday for lunch and holidays.
  • – Menu Plaisir : Menu des saveurs + 1 kir + 1 glass of wine 15cl. + water & coffee at 132 € for lunch and 158 € for dinner. Not available on Saturday for dinner, Sunday for lunch and holidays.
  • – Menu Gourmand 5 courses at 165 €
  • – Menu du Roy 6 courses at 192 €
  • – Le grand Festin 7 courses at 230 €


Michel Houellebecq and his pressed lobster

The famous writer, a regular guest of our establishment, suggested a dish in his Prix Goncourt awarded book “The map & the territory”.  Unknown in the most sophisticated cooking books, Franco Bowanee created this exceptional dish “the pressed Lobster”