Anne-Sophie Pic is among the very best
chefs and the only woman to have gained 3 Michelin stars for her luxury
cuisine. Pic is about to celebrate 120 years of her families dynasty in cooking. This began with her great grandmother, followed by Andre with his son Jacques and they have never ceased offering the very best
The cooking and success of Pic Valence
and Anne-Sophie Pic starts with the produce, Pic works alongside some of the very best
fisherman, market gardeners and farmers. They provide her with the finest excellent
produce which is needed to produce the outstanding cuisine in her kitchen. Pic has very high standards and is always on a quest for the very best
when it comes to cooking times, method, and the correct balance of seasoning. She draws on the family history and builds on it with contrasting textures; vegetables of the freshest and very best
, fish concocted fro fantasy and meats. Everything is done with precision and simplicity.
Anne-Sophie Pic likes to bring out the sweetness in the vegetables and regularly uses chutney, however there is always a unique hidden touch to her menu, a feminine touch that is delicate and sensual, ensuring all flavors come together. Each of the luxury
dishes is a combination of tenderness, seasoning, the very best
of local produce, respect and precision, they all combine together to express the emotions of Pic. The plates which are skillfully arranged are seen as a blank canvas which Pic brings to life with works of art, always simple and light. Desserts are the exception and are vivid and provocative; they are works of art that are simply irresistible, a combination of fruits, spices, herbs and chocolate. Pic Valence
is known for its warmth and friendship in the heart of Valence at the intersection that crosses France in both directions. The courtyard with its linden trees and patio provides the focal point for this excellent
hotel and restaurant establishment of the very best
cuisine. The setting of the restaurant is excellent
with nature coming in through large bat windows and mirrors playing off each other. The decor is contemporary mixed styles with objects from the past and present. All decor aims to give the diner a sense of relaxation and peace, drawing them into a very elegant world.
Anne-Sophie Pic has put her own stamp on the family run restaurant by organizing it into three spaces. The dining room perfect for intimate meals, large sofas for relaxing in the second room and of course is has been remodeled to showcase the cooking of Pic. Pic takes charge of the luxury
restaurant with elegance and style of the very best
; her aspirations fulfill anyone who dines within the walls.