Fifty-six signature recipes from one of the finest Parisian restaurants and Michelin-starred chef Guy Martin. More than cooking: discover the history of one of the oldest gourmet restaurants in Paris Le Grand Véfour, a monument of French cuisine, reveals its history, secrets and recipes in this eponymous fine book. Le Grand Véfour is one of the most famous and oldest gourmet restaurants in Paris. It is a veritable jewel of the 18th century « art décoratif », located in the heart of Paris, next to the Gardens of the Palais Royal. Le Grand Véfour has been the finest gourmet rendezvous of the Parisian political, artistic and literary society for more than two hundred years.This book retraces the history of the Grand Véfour, founded in 1784, with anecdotes and texts about the many celebrities who have eaten there. Guy Martin shares about fifty of the restaurant’s signature recipes and talks about the restaurant’s service and atmosphere. The text is accompanied by magnificent four-color photographs that capture the atmosphere, gilding, reflections in the age-old mirrors and of course the delicious food.