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Le Plaza and Jean Imbert: a daring bet


ANALYSIS - The palace on avenue Montaigne replaces the multi-starred Alain Ducasse with the former winner of “Top Chef”. A change of style that questions the new strategies of large hotels in terms of gastronomy.

In the “press without sauce, dry as an old rusk” category, this one is well worth its three stars:

“Jean Imbert was chosen by the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, member of the Dorchester Collection, to take over from Alain Ducasse as head of the kitchen for the entire hotel. ”

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Move on, you won't know more.

Asked by

Le Figaro

, the Plaza's communications director replies that she is

“sincerely sorry that we cannot help you more”


The person in charge of the communication of the applicant indicates, him, that

"there is no taking of additional words planned following the announcement of yesterday on the social networks (sic)"


The spring rumor

(our editions of May 17)

therefore became, on June 15, official information.

For Alain Ducasse, who does not speak on the subject either, it is a new disappointment, even if the business manager does not break ties with Dorchester Collection: he continues to supervise the high gastronomy part. of

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Source: lefigaro

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