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ENJOY LES GENTIANETTES AT ITS BEST
French gastronomy and the pleasures of sitting around a table have always been a part of the Haute-Savoyard way of life and hold a special place in our hearts. For us at the Chalet-Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Originals Relais, chef Claude TRINCAZ, Maître-Restaurateur has been mastering the art of cooking in our restaurants since 1994. Appreciate the subtle flavours of our homemade food when you book your table at our historic restaurant Les Gentianettes, taste our sophisticated dishes and traditional sauces, which bring to life our classic French flavours. Food connoisseurs, there is no doubt that you will fall in love with the warm and cosy vibe of our alpine brasserie La Baratte, which offers traditional dishes made from fresh, tasty, local products. Two restaurants, two rooms, two atmospheres, but always the same amount of pleasure for your taste buds!
Our breakfast buffet at Les Gentianettes****hotel will allow you to recharge your batteries so that you can start your day off in the best way possible. We offer a selection of hot and cold, sweet and savoury dishes, as well as a large selection of local products, such as homemade yogurts, jams and charcuteries.
If you’re more interested in a traditional breakfast buffet, then have a taste of our selection of pastries: croissants, pains au chocolat and homemade brioches, accompanied by a fresh glass of orange juice to get your intake of vitamin C. Enjoy a hot drink alongside your delicious pastries: freshly-ground coffee or a hot chocolate with milk from our valley’s cows. Let’s not forget the incredible selection of local cheeses for you to taste at breakfast, just as the locals do.
A real gustatory delight that you will undoubtedly never regret.
More of a brunch person? No problem, we also offer a hearty meal of scrambled eggs and bacon, along with a hot drink and your favourite freshly pressed juices. Feel free to get creative and make your own Acai bowl from our great selection of berries and cereals.
TRY SOME OF OUR SOPHISTICATED AND CREATIVE CUISINE AT OUR SEMI-GOURMET RESTAURANT LES GENTIANETTES
Thanks to our chef Claude Trincaz, who has always been in charge of our kitchen, Les Gentianettes gives you the opportunity to rediscover the delicious flavours of our French and Savoyard traditional dishes. Our restaurant offers local, sophisticated and gourmet food. What our chef loves most of all is blending traditional French cuisine with his own creations, adding a touch of originality to his dishes, while making a point of using seasonal products. The restaurant’s menu is updated every season thanks to his innovative cooking. Take pleasure in returning to our restaurant Les Gentianettes in the small village resort of la Chapelle d’Abondance, as our seasonal menu will never cease to surprise you!
LA BARATTE, WHERE EXCELLENCE MEETS SAVOYARD CUISINE
Generous portions, tasty cheeses, la Baratte brasserie is a mountain place at heart. This authentic restaurant, secretly tucked away in the heart of the ****Chalet-Hotel Les Gentianettes, will immediately plunge you into a cosy atmosphere, somewhere between a friendly bistro and a museum of local traditions. Savour the best of Savoyard specialties that are designed for sharing: pierrades, berthoud, a half-wheel of raclette, tartiflette and a selection of cheese fondues. Gourmandise and generosity are synonyms in this classic restaurant which offers only the best of our local cuisine. We devote ourselves to use only local products which are homemade and prepared with love, just like our range of charcuteries or selection of our chef’s perfectly mastered desserts. Enjoy a gastronomic experience full of flavours in the middle of the mountains, treat yourself in the heart of the Abondance Valley and support our local producers in this exceptional restaurant.
Sip a deliciously fresh homemade cocktail on the beach or try a handful of tasty perch-fillets drizzled in (nutty) butter, all the while sitting under a shady terrasse in the summer. This is exactly what Le Jolla restaurant has to offer. Find us at the Port de Sechez on the shores of Lake Geneva. Admire the incredible sunset, aperitif in hand, with panoramic views of the mountains surrounding Geneva. No, this is not a dream. All of this is possible at our Le Jolla restaurant, 35km away from Les Gentianettes Hotel. Sandrine and Leo, Claude Trincaz’s children, will be waiting for you with a smile on their faces to welcome you to your idyllic lunch or dinner. This fish restaurant provides, above all, a romantic environment for you to spend an evening with your partner by the water.
To us, the kitchen is part of our family history. Following in the footsteps of his father and his two grandfathers, chef Claude Trincaz represents the third generation of chefs in the authentic village of la Chapelle d’Abondance. Student at the renowned Hotel School of Thonon-les-Bains, he learned the art of cooking in various French houses, notably in Mayenne at Monsier Portier’s “La Gerbe de Blé”, or Monsieur Guilloux’s “Chez Pierre” in Bretagne, where he was able to master his handling of fish and seafood. With his know-how and his constant desire to make people rediscover the taste of French cuisine, Claude Trincaz offers an innovative style of cooking, accessible to everyone.
TRUST THE CHEF AND ENJOY YOUR MEAL.
Disciple d’Escoffier and Maitre-Restaurateur, our chef shares his knowledge and emphasises the idea of “homemade”. His gastronomic cuisine is innovative and made from scratch, based on fresh seasonal products which have been picked and transformed by Claude himself.
For breakfast, jams, yogurts, and cakes are all homemade, as well as our entire selection of cured meats which are salted, rubbed and smoked by our chef and his team every autumn. All of our sauces are also made from stocks which have been cooked throughout the seasons.
The desserts, from the coulis to the ice cream and everything in between, have all been made by hand, with love. All with the aim of guaranteeing customers a quality product that will delight both the eyes and the taste buds.
The chef contributes to the renowned world of French cuisine, and particularly invests in international cooking events in places like Dubai or Moscow.
Dear guests, come and take a seat at the table, it’s time for you to enjoy our traditional and sophisticated cuisine. Close your eyes and smell the variety of starters placed in front of you, all prepared with passion by our chef: homemade rabbit terrine, sheep and goats cheese salad, locally cured ham often accompanied by asparagus when in season, homemade foie-gras or soft-boiled eggs in burgundy sauce with smoked ham and onions. What would you choose?
Meat lovers, try our different traditional dishes all made from fresh, local produce: veal chuck, lamb navarin, beef fillet with a porcini mushroom millefeuille, duck breast or homemade veal blanquette. More of a fish person? Our restaurant provides a varied and seasonal menu. Try our salmon or smoked trout, or maybe even a dozen snails dipped in butter and homemade parsley sauce. What a treat !
All of our dishes are made depending on the season and supply, we cannot guarantee that they will be offered at the time of your stay*.
To accompany your dishes, we provide a list of over 200 different wines and wine makers, because you deserve the best of our wine selection.
For those of you who are slightly more gourmand, try our dessert menu to finish off you incredible meal: strawberry pie and our great selection of seasonal sorbets. All of our desserts are HOMEMADE.
Go on an incredible food journey when you visit one of our restaurants. There is only one thing left for you to do, and that is to come and stay with us.