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Weird News At the Eiffel Tower, the restaurant holds a shock even without foreign tourists

12:05  31 july  2020
12:05  31 july  2020 Source:   mariefrance.fr

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When arriving at the Eiffel Tower , take the private elevator from the South Pillar that leads directly to the restaurant . In the evening , the Eiffel Tower is among the most magical places to visit in Paris. The landmark is at its most enchanting at night when it is illuminated with Golden Lighting that glows

Tickets are available for the Eiffel Tower 's platforms, which feature restaurants and gift shops. The Eiffel Tower , the iconic Parisian landmark, was constructed with latticed wrought iron. A 2011 light show at the Eiffel Tower used 20,000 bulbs. Overall, the tower is lined with 5 billion lights.

Frédéric Anton, chef triplement étoilé du restaurant Jules Verne à la tour Eiffel. © Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP Frédéric Anton, three-star chef at the Jules Verne restaurant at the Eiffel Tower.

Under the Covid-19 seal, summer 2020 is unlike any other at the Eiffel Tower, where French tourists have replaced foreign visitors, especially Americans, who reserved up to three months in advance for a romantic dinner with a panoramic view of Paris.

"When we reopened on June 30, there were reservations, it looked good, but we were in doubt: + Is it going to work? Is it not just a period euphoria where people will come out, go back to the restaurant, then in a few weeks everything will die out? + ", declares to AFP Frédéric Anton, three-star chef of the Jules Verne restaurant at the Eiffel Tower.

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"The Eiffel Tower reopened, museums too ... we needed points of sale, that we could buy a sandwich, a cola or eat here ... we felt we could go and for the moment we was not wrong, ”he says.

Customers who had booked during confinement were called back, one by one, sometimes three times, to be sure they would find a table as soon as it opened, which allowed for a quick start.

In July, the occupancy rate of the restaurant, which won its first Michelin star a few months ago, thus stood at 90%, with however a number of place settings reduced by 30% to ensure one meter of distance between the guests at different tables, seated facing a breathtaking panoramic view of Paris, 125 meters high.

"Today, 80% of the clientele is French, before the Americans alone represented 45%. The French were once again our first clientele for a year, which is why we are having great success with this reopening. ", explains Jean-François Prevotat, Deputy Managing Director of Umanis, the subsidiary of the Sodexo group which manages catering at the Iron Lady.

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- "Three times in his life" at the Eiffel Tower - The catering team, which in high season employs up to 300 people, out of a thousand employees at the Eiffel Tower, had to study "different scenarios": "How We were going to get used to the teams, if we did not reopen everything? We worked a lot on the flexibility that we had to have "to adapt to a demand that is difficult to anticipate," he said.

"When you're Parisian, you come to the Eiffel Tower three times in your life: when you're little, when you have foreign guests who come to France, and when you have young children. That's what you do. wants to develop "by building the loyalty of local customers," said Mr. Prevotat.

For this, ten places are now kept for last minute reservations in rooms with refined decoration, "because the Parisian decides at the last moment, except for a particular date", estimates Mr. Prevotat, even if reservations are opened three months in advance - and were hitherto completed a month before.

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Also, the Eiffel tower looks more magical in the evening , as the sun sets in making the huge tower I’ve visit the Eiffel Tower many times. The Tower looks better at night, when the illuminations The French writer Guy de Maupassant used to like eating in the restaurant at the top of the Eiffel Tower

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The aura of the chef, who took over Jules Verne after a media war with his predecessor, star chef Alain Ducasse, word of mouth and 5 or 7 course tasting menus, at 190 and 230 euros , often renewed, attract: crab served with caviar and lime, langoustine in ravioli with its pomegranate jelly ...

"We have a magical restaurant in an extraordinary place ... we just have to bring back a little grain of salt from our beautiful gourmet cuisine ", says Mr. Anton, who also runs the kitchens of the famous Pré Catelan, three stars in the Michelin guide, which is scheduled to reopen in early September.

The health crisis has also halted the embellishment work of "58 Tour Eiffel", the first-floor brasserie for which chef Thierry Marx will run the kitchen. They have resumed at a slower pace, distancing requires, and the reopening is scheduled a year late, in spring 2021.

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