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The farmhouse restaurant & inn in Bligny-sur-Ouche: Classic Organic French Fare

Frédéric Ménager is, without a doubt, one of France’s most alternative chefs. Ménager honed his skills as sous-chef at three Michelin Star Chef Alain Chapel’s restaurant and is now offering you a once-in-a-lifetime gastronomic experience in Côte d’Or. Lauded by the greatest Michelin Star Chefs, his restaurant in Bligny-sur-Ouche is restyling classic French country style cooking with an Haute Cuisine interpretation that transcends traditional flavors. Ménager has the soul of a farmer and his recipes are beautifully in tune with the seasons and the produce grown on his farm. His everchanging daily menu pushes the boundaries of sustainable farming and eating - La Ruchotte®, from farm to table…

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Indoctrinated in the belief that the quality of ingredients is measured by the conditions in which they were created and the care taken to ensure that they thrive.

Sébastien Ladermann - Magazine "Le Temps"
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The Vol au vent

The Ferme de La Ruchotte’s signature fine dining experience in Bligny-sur-Ouche, France

  • Crayfish
  • Poulard
  • Veal
  • Quenelles
  • Truffles
  • Morels

Restyling classic XVIII Century French country style cuisine

The Vol au vent

Notes & Cuisine

Music flows at the center of Frédéric Menager’s life. A talented electric guitarist, his favorite genre is Heavy Metal - a highly amplified hard rock that revolutionized music by diverging from blues and drawing inspiration from Punk. Frédéric was initially galvanized by bands from the 70’s yet his eclecticism led him to explore countless avenues of music.

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Heritage Chicken Breeds

Heritage Chicken Breeds

Our hotel restaurant in Bligny-sur-Ouche’s specialty...

The farmhouse inn and restaurant in Bligny-sur-Ouche goes above and beyond gourmet fine dining. If we had to summarize the Ferme de La Ruchotte® in a few words, we would say that this place is a "paradise for poultry " on earth! La Ruchotte’s® Chef is also a chicken breeder and vegetable gardener, a true specialist, dedicated to reviving ancient breeds of livestock. Frédéric Ménager’s animals are his number one source of inspiration – he places his respect for their life cycle and well-being above all else.

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