Reims, France – World–renowned champagne house Veuve Clicquot and Michelin-star chef Joël Robuchon, have joined forces for a three-year international partnership. Both French institutions, Veuve Clicquot and Chef Robuchon embark on a multi-layered culinary venture.
Celebrating the harmony of food and wine, Chef Robuchon will utilize his internationally-acclaimed expertise to create unique meals with Veuve Clicquot pairings during visits to Veuve Clicquot’s private mansion, Hotel du Marc, throughout the year. In turn, Hotel du Marc chefs will benefit from trainings at the Robuchon academy. Additionally, Veuve Clicquot champagnes will be honored at all Joël Robuchon restaurants around the world. Additional details, events and activations will be revealed over the course of the three year partnership.
For more than 200 years, Veuve Clicquot has been one of the world’s most beloved champagnes, promising a remarkable experience with each sip. Chef Robuchon has earned 26 Michelin stars, has been named “Chef of the Century” by his peers, and his namesake restaurant was called the “Best Restaurant in the World” by the International Herald Tribune. Veuve Clicquot has a longstanding history of partnering with innovative artists, designers, and architects that foster and celebrate creativity. Past collaborators have included DKNY, Marc Jacobs and Fresh, among others. In the culinary world, Veuve Clicquot partnered with Le Fooding bringing the internationally acclaimed food festival to New York in 2009 and has worked closely with them for the past four years bringing the best chefs, such as Andrew Carmellini, Hugue Dufour, Armand Arnal, Brooks Headley, Corey Lee, together for a multi-day culinary experience, enhanced by various Veuve Clicquot vintages. Beginning a new culinary adventure, Veuve Clicquot is excited to team up with the remarkable Joël Robuchon for an international partnership to further cultivate a level of creativity and brand excellence.