The La Ruchotte family
The Faïencerie de Gien
Earthenware imbued with timeless beauty.
The Maison Jean Denaux
More information about these exceptional butchers.
Savor their fresh, quality seafood.
L’Or des Valois
Explore the finest Burgundian truffles.
The Liadou du Vallon
Read more about their exceptional artisanal cutlery.
Indulge your senses with incredible French handmade Rock Jewelry.
More information about the inventors of the Lava Lamp.
Experience extraordinary French chocolate.
Discover elegant culinary attire.
Pigeons de Pornic
More information about their ethically-raised, quality pigeons.
The Maîtres de mon Moulin
Discover ancient grain bread.
The Fromagerie de Saunière
More information about the artisan organic cheese makers.
The Fromagerie des Roies
Read about Chef Ménager’s cousins who are goat cheese makers based in Saône et Loire
More information about their ethically-raise quality meat.
An organic farmhouse inn and restaurant: One of the best restaurants in Beaune, France
Locals & the press agree La Ruchotte is one of the best restaurants in Beaune, France
La Ruchotte: Bucking traditions and Michelin stars
At the outset of his career, Fred Ménager worked as sous-chef at three Michelin Star chef Alain Chapel’s restaurant. Ménager honed his skills as roaster in the esteemed kitchen of Pierre Gagniaire (three Michelin Star chef). La Ruchotte’s® Chef Fred Ménager has an unconventional view of this famous restaurant guide, preferring the praise of his peers and sparking joy in his clients as they taste his gourmet French country style cuisine. Countless prestigious chefs have lauded his culinary skills, recommending his restaurant without a second thought. Our alternative “tattooed metalhead farmer Chef” is perfectly content with receiving accolades from countless other guides and renowned press publications.
“My Guide is the people who come to eat here. All the rest isn’t worth a moment’s thought.”
One of the best restaurants in Beaune, France for an organic gourmet meal
Culinary and tourist guides as well as renowned journalists are lauding Chef Ménager’s cuisine largely due to the fact that Ménager’s recipes reflect his perspective as both farmer and chef. This unique vision allows him to craft authentic gourmet dishes with a rustic flare that sidestep trending culinary methods. The Ferme de La Ruchotte® - located just a stone’s throw from Beaune - offers extraordinary menus inspired by the bounty of Chef Ménager’s organic farm, providing a unique gastronomic experience, to which he alone holds the key. His cooking ethos is rooted in a deep respect for nature and articulated through fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. By fostering deep relationships with dedicated regional farmers and purveyors, guests can taste this passion on the plate.
Would you like to reserve a table one of the best restaurants in Beaune, France?
Located in Bligny sur Ouche, north-east of Beaune, the gourmet farm-to-table restaurant La Ferme de La Ruchotte® serves lunch by reservation only from Wednesday to Sunday. To reserve your table, you can fill out our reservation form or call +33 3 80 20 04 79. If you eat vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free, the Chef can adapt his dishes if you let us know ahead of time when you make your reservation. Looking to gift the perfect gourmet experience? Follow us on social media to stay-in-the-know about upcoming events at La Ruchotte®!