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Plaza Athénée

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Discover the enchanting world of Plaza Athénée, a twenty-first-century palace celebrated in collaboration with chef Jean Imbert. This book takes you on a journey through 220 destinations, showcasing the elegance...

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At the helm of the Plaza Athénée since June 2021, chef Jean Imbert oversees the restaurants of the hotel, including Jean Imbert au Plaza Athénée, for which he received a Michelin star only nine weeks after its opening. In 2022, he became the chef of the Maison Christian Dior boutique in Paris, of the Brando hotel in French Polynesia, of Cheval Blanc St-Barth and of the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express train. Since 2023, he has been the chef of Hôtel Martinez in Cannes. Voted Chef of the Year by GQ in 2019, he is also considered one of the fifty most influential French people in the world by Vanity Fair.

Writer and literary critic, Marc Lambron has been a member of the French Academy since 2014. He is the author of an array of successful books, including L’Impromptu de Madrid (Flammarion, 1989), Une saison sur la terre (Grasset, 2006) and La princesse et le pangolin (Des Équateurs, 2020) and has received numerous awards throughout his career, chief among them the Prix des Deux Magots, Prix Femina and Prix Colette.

The Classics Collection

Plaza Athénée

$115 USD

The Plaza is a city within a city. It’s a heart of six hundred people that is beating day and night. It’s where I’ve put all my heart, all my memories, all my crazy ideas.

— Chef Jean Imbert

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Page count

272 pages

Number of illustrations

over 300



Released on

November 2023


W 25 x L 33 x D 4 cm

Cover materials

Silk hardcover




2.9 kg

Jean Imbert, Marc Lambron, Oliver Pilcher

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