Lenôtre through time

1947
1957

Gaston Lenôtre, Founder
of the House Lenôtre

In 1947, Gaston Lenôtre opens his first shop in Normandy. In 1957, with his wife Colette, he purchases a shop in Paris at 44, rue d'Auteuil. An immediate success!

1964
Catering & Reception

Creation of the catering and reception department.
A brand new service that makes Gaston Lenôtre one of the most saught after food specialists.

Discover the Gaston Lenôtre's legacy
1968
   
Plaisir

Installation of the production laboratory
in Plaisir (Yvelines).

Discover our know-how
1971
 
The School

The Lenôtre's School opens its doors at Plaisir in the Departement of Yvelines. Professionals from the world over come to discover the secrets of the famous pastry Chef.

Discover our trainings
1975
Berlin

International experience begins in Berlin, then in Japan, Middle East, Korea, Las Vegas, Bangkok and Beijing.

Store Locator
1976
Pré Catelan

Taking over the Pré Catelan concession, an elegant Napoléon III pavillion with listed decor.

Discover the Pré Catelan
1987
Colbert Committee

Lenôtre becomes a member of the Colbert Committee. Created in 1954, this committee groups together French luxury houses and cultural institutions. Together they strive to promote the French art of fine living internationally.

Meet with the Chefs
1998
World Cup

Lenôtre is the official caterer for the Football World Cup.
A huge event handled to perfection thanks to
Lenôtre's expertise.

Discover the Stade de France
2000
Olivier Poussier

Olivier Poussier, Lenôtre's head wine expert since 1988, wins the title of Meilleur Sommelier du Monde in Montréal.

Discover his career
2003
Pavillon Élysée

Take over of the Pavillon Élysée on the Champs-Élysées opposite the Grand Palais. Created in 1900 for the Universal Exhibition, this wonderful setting dedicated to gastronomy offers an ideal venue for the creation of the amateur cookery school as well as a very refined restaurant.

Discover the Pavillon Élysée
2007
Frédéric Anton

Having already obtained 2 stars in 1999, Frédéric Anton, Chef of the Pré Catelan, obtains a thrid star in the Guide Michelin. The ultimate pledge of Lenôtre's excellence.

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