The department store goes gourmet : Printemps du Goût opens in Paris

The department store goes gourmet : Printemps du Goût opens in Paris

The latest mecca for good food in Paris, Printemps du Goût, has teamed up with the country’s top chefs to showcase modern French cuisine.

Foodies have been looking forward to the opening for the past three years. The department store on Boulevard Haussman can now finally compete with the Grande Epicerie de Paris thanks to its two floors dedicated exclusively to French cuisine. The range of products on offer includes nearly 2 500 carefully sourced and selected items as well as a star-studded cast of chefs who have chosen to partner with Printemps.

Printemps du Goût : the new go-to destination for foodies

Pastries from Christophe Michalak ; bread and baked goods from Gontran Cherrier ; vegetables, fish, and meat from Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal ; and cheese from Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France) Laurent Dubois all vie for centre stage in this love letter to fine living and outstanding food. This summer, a famous chef will even join the ranks with a new restaurant that’s sure to set the city a-twitter.

Le Printemps du Goût chefs - Paris
Gontran Cherrier, Laurent Dubois, Akrame Benalla, and Christophe Michalak are the consummate guides to tasty—and tasteful—French food. © DR
Le Printemps du Goût - Paris
In the deli section, the biggest names in fine dining will help you do your shopping in an elegant setting. © DR

Themed tasting counters

Here’s a quick foretaste of what awaits you at the top of this historical building. In addition to offering a one-of-a-kind view of Paris, Printemps du Goût is home to the work of the best artisans, iconic specialities from French terroirs, ideas from the latest generation of flavour gurus, and fine vintages from every wine appellation available. Everything you need for a delightful and delicious time, every day of the week !

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The grocery section is stocked with the absolute cream of the crop. One look at the shelves, and shoppers will never want to leave. © DR
Le Printemps du Goût chefs restaurant - Paris
Located between the main room and the viewing deck, the restaurant can delight the discerning palates of up to 270 guests. © DR

Printemps du Goût : a celebration of French cuisine