The worldwide French dinner for Good France is on tomorrow!

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Tomorrow, Wednesday 21 March will be the 4th annual Goût de France/Good France event. For this event, restaurants around the world put together a French menu for a worldwide day of French dinners. This year, there are 11 restaurants participating in Australia.


Participating in the Goût de France / Good France event means:

  • obtaining a label of excellence following selection by a Committee of Chefs
  • belonging to an international community of over 2,500 chefs
  • promoting the visibility of France’s culinary heritage
  • highlighting visibility among clients in France and abroad.


Each menu will highlight French gastronomy while still permitting chefs to liberally adapt their menus to their local markets and available quality produce.


All meals must consist of a generous aperitif, a main course, a cheese plate, a dessert (or two for those restaurants that do not have cheeses of a high enough quality) and of course, French wine and champagne.


Each menu will be based on cuisine which uses little fats, sugars or salts, in agreement with “good food” and the environment, putting a focus on vegetables and grains.


The price is at the restaurant’s discretion but it is suggested that 5% of the proceeds are donated to a local non-governmental organisation whcih works in the health and environmental sectors.




Goût de France in Adelaide


La Provence, Adelaide

The menu is based on traditional tastes such as truffles, le gratin, garlic and lentils and is priced at $90.



Wild mushroom risotto, shaved Périgord truffle, crisp zucchini blossom


Plat principal

Classic French roast chicken, gratin potato, French lentils, garlic cream, thyme jus



Herve Mons Blue du Bresse with spiced plum compote, selection of breads and crackers



Passion fruit soufflé, blood orange sorbet, pouring cream




Goût de France in Brisbane


Lutece Bistro & Wine Bar, Brisbane


The restaurant is putting on a 5 course dinner, a glass French sparkling & matching French wines -$125.00


Premiere Assiette

Warm panfried Rougie duck foie gras “Fritz Kobus” sauteed apple & Pinot gris sauce


Deuxieme Assisette

Patagonian Tooth fish Sea bass, lobster jus, sage & gnocchi


Troisieme Assiette

Braised White Rocks veal shoulder & shank, pomme mousseline, morel mushroom jus


Quatrieme Assiette

Brie de Meaux with black truffle, walnut & pear


Cinquieme Assiette

Floating Island, iced hazelnut parfait


Reservations by telephone (07) 3161 1858.



Goût de France in Bugendore


Le Tres Bon, Bugendore

The restaurant is celebrating the tastes of the Alsace region, while using regional products from Bungendore. The price: $95 or $145 with matching wines.



Émincé beetroot and horseradish ice cream

Wine – Alsace France : Louis Sipp Riesling nature 2015


Main Course/plat principal

Duck confit with cherry griottes sauce and sauerkraut

Wine – Local Bungendore Region: Enotria pinot noir 2016



Munster d’Alsace

Wine – Alsace France: Gerwurztraminer Grand Cru Domaine Rifle



Alsace rhubarb tart

Wine – Alsace France: Pinot Gris Vandange Tardive 2000


You can reserve via the website by purchasing tickets either for the 4 courses without wines or the 4 courses with wines:


Goût de France in Canberra


Buvette, Canberra

A menu for $85 or $110 with matching wines.



Double baked comté cheese soufflé


Duck confit & foie gras terrine, pickled grapes, toasted brioche


Plat principal

Pan fried eye fillet, beef cheek pithivier, morels mushroom puree, madeira jus


Bouillabaisse: Pan fried snapper, squid, mussels, prawns, rouille sauce, toasted sourdough



Pear tarte tatin, mirabelle plum ice cream


Valrhona bitter chocolate soufflé, fresh raspberry sorbet



Bethmale cheese (goat cheese)/ brebirousse d’argental/ cantal entre deux AOC/ crémeux argental


Reservations by email on [email protected] or by telephone on 02 6163 1818.



Goût de France in Melbourne


Philippe, Melbourne

The restaurant will be offering the following menu for $80:


Lyonnaise saucisson & brioche, oeuf “meurette”, red wine, mushrooms & croutons


Free range chicken breast, farcie, morrel mushroom cream sauce, medley of rice


St Marcellin, apple & celery salad, cheese emulsion


Oeuf a la neige “Grand Mere Bocuse”, praline tart, sauce anglaise


Reservations by telephone on (03) 8394 6625.


The French Brasserie, Melbourne

A menu for $95 or $145 with matching wines



Saumon Fumé – House smoked Ora King Salmon, crispy potato, pickled daikon, brown butter emulsion & lemon


Plat de resistance

Le Canard – Roast duck breast with stone fruit, chargrilled okra, gastrique sauce



Croquette de Camembert – camembert croquette, witlof salad, honey & sesame dressing



La Fraise – Strawberries, mint, honeycomb

Reservations: or by telephone (03) 9662 1632.


Goût de France in Sydney


Bistro Gavroche, Chippendale, Sydney

Bistro Gavroche has put together a menu of dishes made famous by Paul Bocuse for $98. Ignore the footer in which it is stated that the price is in Singaporean dollars.


Reservations by telephone on 02 9281 6668


Bistro Guillaume, Sydney

The menu was not online on the Goût de France website nor on the restaurant’s website. We recommend that you telephone for information and to reserve: 02 8622 9555


Garden Court Restaurant, Sydney

The following menu is available for $89 per person.


Spanner crab, pickled kohlrabi, smoked roe


Lamb rump, ricotta, fermented berry, broccolini, parsnip


Comté, oats, cured egg


Orange crème brûlée, chocolate madeleine


Reservations by telephone on 02 9228 9055.


Silvester’s, Sydney

A menu for $70 or $120 with matching wines.


Yellow fin tuna poke, soy & ginger, quail egg



Duck Prosciutto, roasted figs, honey



Hervey Bay scallops, cauliflower miso, squid ink crisp



Braised beef cheek cannelloni, morels, Celeriac



Espresso & chocolate, smoked vanilla


To reserve:  or by telephone: 02 9259 7330


The Bathers’ Pavilion, Sydney

A menu for $95 (without drinks).


Octopus carpaccio with saffron gel, tomato tapioca, olive crisp


Mussels, spinach and cured trout, mushroom and riesling velouté


Roast herbed lamb loin with braised shoulder, baby zucchini, smoked couscous and lemon


Le Marquis and Ossau-Iraty cheese, toasted walnut and fig bread, quince paste


Caramelised apple and yoghurt mousse, honey jelly, pine nut crumble, Calvados ice cream


Reservations by telephone on 02 9969 5050 or here.


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