Chef Emmanuel Renaut

Chef Emmanuel Renaut to Launch French Bistro Aboard Majestic Princess

Chef Emmanuel Renaut to Launch French Bistro Aboard Majestic Princess

Cruise News – Nov. 2, 2016

Princess Cruises announced a partnership with three-Michelin-star Chef Emmanuel Renaut to develop the cruise line’s next specialty restaurant concept. La Mer – A French Bistro by Emmanuel Renaut will debut in April 2017 aboard Majestic Princess, the cruise line’s newest ship tailored for the China market.

Following the previous announcement of a partnership with another Michelin-star chef, Richard Chen, who will serve his interpretation of classic Cantonese dishes at Harmony, Majestic Princess will be the only cruise ship to offer two specialty dinner menus designed by Michelin star chefs at sea in China.

Emmanuel Renaut is the highly acclaimed executive chef of three-Michelin-star restaurant Flocons de Sel in the French Alps. Before establishing the restaurant in 1998, Chef Renaut cooked in some of the finest kitchens in Paris and London.

Offering an authentic yet updated Parisian bistro experience at La Mer, Chef Renaut is crafting a fine dining dinner menu featuring authentic French cuisine made unique with his modern twists, including favorites from his Flocons Bistrot menu as well as new concepts developed for La Mer. The specialty dinner experience will include a (to-be-determined) nominal cover charge. In addition, La Mer will offer complimentary lunch and breakfast options created by the Princess culinary teams.

“What I like most about my job is that dining experiences touch people’s emotions,” said Chef Renaut. “I’ve worked enthusiastically to design delicate and flavorful dishes and I’m really proud that the dinner menu I created will be served in the elegant and relaxed environment of La Mer.”

Located in the lively atrium aboard Majestic Princess, La Mer combines French style and authentic Parisian details with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer ocean views.

You can watch the launch announcement video here.

Photo: Princess Cruises

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