The Michelin Guide France 2021: new starred chefs in Paris and Île de France

Published by Manon C. · Photos by Manon C. · Published on 18 January 2021 at 12h59 · Updated on 18 January 2021 at 13h20
Expected like the Messiah by many chefs and restaurateurs, the results of the Michelin Guide France 2021 have been released this Monday January 18, 2021 bringing its share of happiness and smiles to 8 restaurants in Paris and Ile-de-France.

Genuine tradition in the world of French gastronomy, The Michelin Guide France, out from January 21, 2021, released its results 2021 this Monday January 18 at very small gathering held at the Eiffel Tower.

And good news for foodies, despite the current health situation, the Guide Michelin intended to release a 2021 edition. It seemed unthinkable to head of the famous red book Gwendal Poullenec to release a "white vintage" after such a "dark 2020". Therefore, the guide's investigators did not hang around and explored restaurants in 200 days only, instead of the usual 365!

Therefore, last year's 29 "three-stars" are still around, while 57 new restaurants make it to Michelin 2021. And this year, 54 tables have been awarded their first star (5 more than in 2020).

In Paris and Ile-de-France, the Guide Michelin 2021 decided to award 7 restaurants with one star:

  • Mory SackoMosuke - as well as Young Chef 2021, Paris 14
  • Sébastien Sanjou, Le Trente-Trois, Paris 8
  • Jacky Tauvry, Gaya par Pierre Gagnaire, Paris 7
  • Jason Gouzy, Pantagruel, Paris 2
  • Enrique CasarrubiasOxte, Paris 17
  • Assaf GranitShabour, Paris 2
  • Baptiste Renouard, Ochre - Rueil-Malmaison 

As for 2-star restaurantsGuide Michelin 2021 awards:

  • Hélène Darroze,Marsan, Paris 6 
  • Cédric Deckert, La Merise, Laubach (Alsace)

Last but not least, only one chef wins the third star: Alexandre Mazzia for his AM restaurant in Marseille.

Please also note that for the 2nd year row, the Guide Michelin unveiled their "étoiles vertes" (green stars) awarding tables committed with an eco-friendly approach; furthermore, 11 pastry chefs meet the Passion Dessert 2021 Award. The complete 2021 prize list is available on the official website!

Wonderful restaurants to discover and support as soon as they can reopen!

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