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Flavours and gastronomy

The Côte d’Azur invites you to eat.
The Alpes-Maritimes boast over 3,000 restaurants and inns. The choice is vast, and there is something for everyone. You won’t want for guides and advice.
We are hereby inviting you to enter the world of flavour, products of the south between sea and mountain the recipes and secrets of some of the most inspired chefs. This mixture of authenticity and creativity gives this sun drenched cuisine its own inimitable style.

MICHELIN STARRED HOTELS ON THE CÔTE D'AZUR
   
 

In the same way that the Côte d’Azur inspired the Great Masters of painting, today it is a land of creation for the Great Chefs. The rain of stars that adorns the tables of the region is testimony to the great talent and inventiveness of the chefs which continue to dazzle gourmands from around the world.
The Côte d’Azur boasts 50 stars for 38 establishments in the Alpes-Maritimes and Monaco.
Advise for gourmets…These are the best regional restaurants where prestigious Michelin starred chefs ply their trade, including Alain Ducasse, Joël Robuchon, Bruno Oger, Mauro Colagreco…

 Find Michelin starred restaurants

ALL SWEET AND SAVOURY SPECIALITIES
   
 


Pissaladière, socca, soupe au pistou, raviolis niçois, ganses, tourtes de blette… just a few examples of local specialities to enjoy during your stay.

 Find all specialities

THE "CUISINE NISSARDE" LABEL – RESPECT FOR TRADITION
   
 


A certain number of local restaurants are signatories to the mark "Cuisine Nissarde, le respect de la tradition", and give you the chance to discover the traditional recipes of authentic Niçoise cuisine.

 The mark’s restaurants

VISITS AND TASTINGS
   
 


A meeting point between Provence and the Mediterranean, this gives our local products their diversity and range: herbs, summer vegetables, olives and AOC classified oils, wines, likewise labelled, honey, fruits used in fine confectionaries…to the flowers used here in our cuisine...

 

 Oil mills
Pressing machines, paddle wheels driven by river water, discover all the secrets of olive oil production over the ages...November to March is the best time to visit, as mills will be working on the grinding of olives.

 Vineyards
The Comté de Nice is renowned for its wines, which are among some of the best crus in Provence.

 Confectionaries/Chocolates
For serious gourmands: don’t miss the orangettes, candied fruits, crystallised flowers...

 Apiaries and honey houses
To find out everything there is to know about apiarian products...

 Other specialities...
For the discovery of other local products...

COOKING CLASSES
   
 


To learn the tips and secrets of the best chefs.

 Cooking classes



 
   
 


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Following the start of the black truffle season in the département last December, Le Rouret, home
 









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