Saint Jean, traditional French production and an inspiration for creativity.
CA: Being a restaurant owner is a highly dedicated role. It allows to excel yourself, but you also have to look for and find many things within yourself. You must also like people and be fully committed at all times. It’s through enjoying working with good products that you find the resources to renew and create your own identity. I spend lots of time searching for products that speak to me. Trout from Alpine lakes, guinea fowl from Triève or Obiou, and Saint Jean ravioles… I need to feel the things that the products have to say, their history, the land they come from…
"I look for small producers all over France. For Pasta, Ravioles, and Quenelles, my favourite has always been Saint Jean"
In February 2019, Saint Jean entered into a partnership with the Euro-Toques France association to carry out the mission they have invested in: supporting French gastronomy. Euro-Toques represents European Artisanal Chefs who want to guarantee healthy food for consumers and defend Europe's culinary heritage.
Since 1986, the association has been carrying out a number of initiatives:
On the 1st October 2019, Saint Jean officially launched its partnership with the TOQUES BLANCHES LYONNAISES AND THE REGION association.
The 'AMICALE DES TOQUES BLANCHES LYONNAISES ET DE LA REGION' is an association of more than 110 top chefs from Lyon and the Rhône Alpes region: