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Openings

Yannick Alléno is now in charge of the food service of the Hotel Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg. He recently launched there his new restaurant, STAY Faubourg, based on a concept already developed in Dubai, Taipei and Beijing. Installed in a cozy setting, patrons treat themselves with foreign flavors such as red curry poultry and monkfish cheek tagine. Refined desserts are suggested to finish off the meal, such as vanilla millefeuille and frozen pear with ginger and lemon. A big table can accommodate up to 16 people. Lunch & Dinner daily. STAY Faubourg, Hotel Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg 15, rue Boissy d'Anglas, 75008 Paris, 01 44 94 14 14.
 
Chef Jean-François Piège is the force behind Clover. The Saint Germain des Pres establishment was designed by Piège and his wife Elodie, with the guidance of designer Charlotte Biltgen, and the décor features the couple’s globally procured finds. Piège’s cuisine is executed daily by longtime colleague Shinya Usami and his crew. Clover, 5, rue Perronet, 75007 Paris, 01 75 50 00 05.
 

News Bytes
Mathieu Pacaud Takes Over Le Divellec
Chef of L'Ambroisie with his father Bernard, Mathieu Pacaud has taken over Le Divellec, a seafood landmark previously run by Jacques Le Divellec. In partnership with Jean-Louis Coste, he plans to reopen the restaurant at the latest in the beginning of 2016. Le Divellec, 107, rue de l’Université, 75007 Paris, 01 45 51 91 96.
 


Chef Shuffle
Nicolas Sale (La Table du Kilimandjaro in Courchevel) has been appointed the new executive chef of the Ritz Paris. He will helm the stoves of L'Espadon, the gastronomic restaurant of the hotel. Following three years of renovation, Ritz Paris is scheduled to reopen in fall 2015. L'Espadon, Ritz Paris, 15, place Vendôme, Paris 75001, 01 43 16 30 80.
 
Chef Christophe Moret has left Restaurant Lasserre to become the new executive chef of the Shangri-La Hotel, Paris. He oversees the kitchens of three establishments: L’Abeille, Shang Palace and La Bauhinia. Philippe Labbé, held that job until last September. Restaurant Lasserre, 17, av. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris 75008, 01 43 59 02 13.
 


Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
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Closed for renovation since August 2012, the Ritz Paris hotel is scheduled to reopen in spring 2015. Chef Michel Roth, who helmed L'Espadon, the gastronomic restaurant of the property, has divulged this summer that he won’t be back working at the hotel. L'Espadon, Ritz Paris, 15, place Vendôme, Paris 75001, 01 43 16 30 80.
 


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