The Côte d’Azur is known and loved for its culinary specialities. In the same way it inspired the great masters of painting, it is now a land of great chefs. Enter the world of flavours, southern produce between the sea and mountains. The mix of authenticity and creativity gives this sunshine cuisine real style.
THE CÔTE D’AZUR
INVITES YOU TO EAT!
THE BEST MARKETS ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR
Every morning, the Côte d'Azur rises with the sun, lulled by the environment of the markets. The sounds, colours, perfumes, everything on the authentic stalls reflects the South of France of which we are so proud. Discover these emblems of the Côte d’Azur heritage! Here is a selection of the best markets on the Côte d’Azur!
THE CÔTE D’AZUR WINE ROUTE
The Côte d’Azur doesn’t just enjoy wine; it also produces some... and for has done so for a very long time: it was the Romans who introduced the vines. The tradition continued and, from the Golfe de Saint-Tropez to the area inland from Nice, Bacchus still has its faithful disciples. We invite you to follow us on the Côte d’Azur wine route!
MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS
Cradle of Auguste Escoffier, historic figure of great French cuisine, the Côte d’Azur is a real gastronomy and creative destination. The multitude of stars awarded to Côte d’Azur restaurants pays tribute to the great talent and inventiveness of the chefs who continue to dazzle gourmets from the world over. Here are some restaurants on the Côte d'Azur where prestigious chefs officiate - including Alain Ducasse, Bruno Oger, Mauro Colagreco, Alain Llorca, Jacques Chibois…
GASTRONOMY: NOT TO BE MISSED EVENTS
Rich with local products, generous natural environment and restaurants all over the Côte d'Azur, it is a cradle of gastronomy that we celebrate through events whose popularity crosses borders... Discover our selection of gastronomy events not to be missed on the Côte d’Azur!
CHARD PIE RECIPE
Chard is an iconic vegetable in Niçoise cuisine! As this plant used to grow prolifically in the wild in our region, our ancestors learnt how to prepare it in a multitude of ways. Consequently, we now find it in a great number of traditional dishes, such as chard pie. I am now pleased to share with you the traditional recipe for this savoury pie with its delicate olive oil pastry.
EATING NICE STYLE
Why not try some of Nice’s specialities? Many restaurants offer typical dishes originating in Nice, and for some, very successfully... But which ones combine the quality of the food with the essential rule of our regional cuisine - seasonal produce. Here are six recommendations for restaurants in Nice that have been selected for their authenticity.
BRING THE SUN TO YOUR TASTE BUDS WITH CÔTE D’AZUR FRANCE
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