Air France is getting fancy at its La Premiere lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport’s Terminal 2E, thanks to a new partnership with the Palace of Versailles. The menu and décor have been overhauled with new royal touches.
Lounge chef Teddy Merienne added new dishes, including turbot with Swiss chard, a dish served at exclusive dinner parties at the Ducasse restaurant at the Palace of Versailles. At tea time, the lounge takes inspiration from former Palace of Versailles resident, Marie-Antoinette. The Les Delices de Marie-Antoinette set involves small treats, like marble cake, chocolate chip brioche and, the signature dessert of the Ducasse restaurant, the Louis XIV. Diners can also order coffee or hot chocolate.
Even the tableware has been upgraded to items from the Ancient Royal Manufacture of Limoges, reproduced by Maison Bernardaud, also used at Ducasse at the Palace of Versailles. The space is outfitted with Cuisine de Roi a Versailles cookbooks from chef Alain Ducasse.
The lounge’s décor now has boxed orange trees from the Palace of Versailles botanical collection on display at the entrance. The wine list has been curated by Ducasse.
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