THE FRENCH LAUNDRY – Everything about this famous restaurant


The French Laundry is one of the renowned restaurants located at 6640 Washington ,Yountville, California 94599 in napa valley. Thomas keller was the chef and the owner of The French Laundry.

The French Laundry


• History of The French laundry


Previously in the1900s the building of the French Laundry was a salon. At the time of 1920s John Lande was the owner of the building. Who use to do French Steam laundry in it .And it is the origin of the name of the restaurant.
In 1978,Don and his wife Sally Schmitt renovated the building into the French Laundry a restaurant because most of the people still reffereded as such. They both ran the restaurant for seventeen years. And then sell it to Keller.
In 1999, The French Laundry cookbook was published by Thomas keller. Which was considered as his conclusive book.


• Dresscode of The French Laundry


As we all know The French Laundry have a proper dress code that the people have to follow to visit The French Laundry. Women have to wear dresses, classy tops and semi formals. Wearing denim and T-shirt and sneakers are not allowed, and man has to wear jackets and tie is optional.


• Staff of The French Laundry


MICHAEL MINNILLO – General Manager
DAVID BREEDEN – Chef de cuisine
ANDREW ADELSON -Head sommelier
BRETT ELLIS – Culinary gardener


• Menu of The French Laundry


There are two Food menus:-

1-Chef’s Tasting menu

2-Vegetable Tasting menu

They also have wide range of wines.


Chef’s tasting menu


Oyesters and pearls
Royal ossetra caviar
Corned beef and cabbage
Charcoal grilled Japanese wagyu
Cellars at jasper hill
Monterey bay abalone
Hawaiian hearts of peach palm
Whole roasted liberty farms pekin duck


Vegetable tasting menu


K&J Orchard cherries
Peas and Carrots
Garden cauliflower and quinoa porridge
Green Asparagus
Quiche Florentine
Gateau de bleu D’auvergne
Brentwood corn


• Speciality of The French Laundry


The food of The French Laundry is rich in proteins and presentable. The food is organic and the hygiene level is very high. The speciality of The French Laundry is French Food and Wine.


• Timings of The French Laundry


It is very difficult to get reservations in The French Laundry. The French Laundry was in the list of ten difficult restaurants to be reserved in the world.

Dinner- 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Lunch- 11:00 am to 12:30 pm


• Awards of The French Laundry


 In 2006 Michelin guide ,Three stars
 In 2007 Wine Spectator, Grand Award
 In 2012 Culinary hall of fame induction


• Cost of The French Laundry


Per person $350


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