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The French Laundry

Yountville, CA 94599, USA


The French Laundry is a three-Michelin-starred restaurant located in Yountville, California. It is considered one of the best restaurants in the world and has held onto its coveted three-star rating since Michelin Guide launched in California in 2007. The restaurant is owned and operated by chef Thomas Keller, who is widely regarded as one of the best chefs in the world. The French Laundry serves classic French cuisine, with an emphasis on locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients. The restaurant is known for its tasting menu, which changes daily and features dishes such as "Oysters and Pearls" and "Coffee and Doughnuts". The French Laundry is also known for its beautiful garden, which provides many of the ingredients used in the restaurant's dishes. Reservations are extremely difficult to come by, booking one month in advance. Dining at The French Laundry is considered a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many food enthusiasts, and the restaurant continues to be one of the most sought-after dining destinations in the world.

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LocationYountville, CA 94599, USA
Price range****
Cuisine (country/region)French
Renewable energy (at least 50%)
Recycling (at least 50%)
Menu (options)Tasting menu
Seasonal menu
Chef's menu
Vegan options
Vegetarian options
Facilities/servicesPrivate dining rooms
Gift cards
AtmosphereFine Dining
Capacity51 - 100
Frequency of menu updatesDaily
Garden views
Historical landmarks views
Art collection
Vineyards views
Mountain views
Source of produce (over 50%)Own produce
Local produce
Recycling100% Recycling
Recycling systemsPaper/Card
Food waste disposal (over 50%)Local composting
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