Two French Chefs Next at Aspen’s Chefs Club

French culinary team at the St. Regis Aspen for three nights

The Chefs Club by Food & Wine is set to bring another top resatuant team to Aspen. The $150 (wine pairings additional) dinner on March 6, 7 and 9 does push most people’s restaurant budgets, but  it’s a lot mor afforedable and closer than a culinary trip to Paris. Cyril Lignac, one of the great modern day chefs of France, plus his pastry chef and culinary team prepares a four-course menu for three those nights only.

CyrilLignacLignac is chef/owner of three popular restaurants in Paris, Quinzième, Le Chardenoux and Le Chardenoux des Prés, and two patisseries. In 2012, Chef Lignac received his first Michelin star for his restaurant Le Quinzième. At the same time, GQ magazine recognized his entrepreneurial spirit and his talent for sharing simple pleasures when they named him “Chef of the Year”. This spring, Lignac will release his first cookbook in English. Perhaps advance copies will already be available — or perhaps not.

MathieuPacaudLater in the month, on the 14th and 16th, Mathieu Pacaud, chef/co-owner the Michelin three star restaurant L‘Ambroisie in Paris, He partners with his father Bernard, to run this Parisian mainstay of French haute cuisine, L’Ambroisie that  L’Ambroisie has retained three Michelin stars for more than 20 years. The restaurant.lies in the heart of the historic Marais at 9 Place des Vosges. The cuisine of Bernard and Mathieu Pacaud is classical, sophisticated and seasonal.