MICHELIN Guide France 2023 Restaurant Selection Announced

The annual restaurant selection of the MICHELIN Guide France has been announced, highlighting the three, two and one MICHELIN Star restaurants, Green Star restaurants, for 2023. This year's award-winners include one additional Three MICHELIN Star restaurant, four additional two MICHELIN Star restaurants, 39 additional One MICHELIN Star restaurants, and eight additional MICHELIN Green Star restaurants.

In total, the 2023 MICHELIN Guide France restaurant selection includes 630 MICHELIN-Star Restaurants: 29 Three MICHELIN Star restaurants, 75 Two MICHELIN Star restaurants, and 526 One MICHELIN Star restaurants throughout France.

"With 44 additional MICHELIN Star Restaurants, including 37 outside the Paris metropolitan area, the 2023 selection confirms that excellence, creativity and commitment abound in the world of French gastronomy," explained Gwendal Poullennec, International Director of the MICHELIN Guides. "They are borne up by talents – often young talents – who take initiatives and reveal their potential, and each restaurant fully reflects the terroir in which it is established. The chefs at their helm provide distinctive culinary experiences and foster economic, human and cultural connections."

Tucked away on the tip of the island of Noirmoutier is the latest three star addition - La Marine. An authentic exploration of the ocean and edible coastal plants, Chef Alexandre Couillon's cookery brings a unique culinary approach to the French gastronomic landscape. Among the dishes that impressed the Guide's inspectors, the "braised artisanally-fished mackerel, beetroot and parsley foam" and the "crispy buckwheat dessert, caramel mousse, candied citrus fruit and sea lettuce sorbet" are among the monuments to modern cuisine.

The four new two star restaurants are Cyril Attrazic - an atypical, authentic establishment in Aumont-Aubrac; Chateau de Beaulieu - surf-and-turf cuisine in a tribute to the terroirs of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais, and the produce of the vegetable garden developed by chef Christophe Dufossé; Saint-Remy's L'Amaryllis - led by chef Cédric Burtin with a focus on local produce; and :'Auberge de Montmin - sat 3,763 feet up on Col de la Forclaz, Haute-Savoie, where Chef Florian Favario and his spouse Sandrine serving up fun, high-impact creations led by local products and garden produce combined with herbs and wild plants too.

In addition to these four newly recognised establishments, the 2023 MICHELIN Guide France recommends 75 Two MICHELIN Star restaurants.

In total, France welcomed 39 new restaurants to the one Michelin star club, as well as eight being recognised by a Michelin green star - for the pioneering establishments that are fully invested in more sustainable gastronomy.