In 2022, to everyone’s surprise, the Royal Mansour Marrakech hotel announced the departure of its starred chef Yannick Alléno. After its opening in 2010, the palace called on his services to delight the taste buds of its customers. According to their feedback, the dishes prepared by the famous cook lived up to the excellence of the establishment. After several years of sharing his know-how while training his teams, the main interested party decided to embark on new adventures.
To succeed him, the Royal Mansour teams have bet on a completely different emblematic figure in the culinary world. Her name ? Helene Darroze. Obviously, the happy mother of two children will take over the management of the two restaurants of the prestigious hotel – the Great Moroccan Table And Table – from the spring of 2023. Not a little proud, the sidekick of Laeticia Hallyday has also taken to his Instagram account to share the happy news.
“I know we share the same values…”
“It is with immense joy and great pride that I join the great family of the Royal Mansour Marrakech. This iconic hotel, constantly striving for excellence to offer its customers unique experiences, has always aroused my admiration and fueled my dreams”, wrote Hélène Darroze who will certainly use ingenuity to surprise fine gourmets. “I know that we share the same values of authenticity, respect, creativity and generosity, but also a lasting common desire to put people and the preservation of the environment at the heart of our project”.
The one who launched a new restaurant in Paris on March 7, is eager to get busy behind the stove: “I am very happy to commit myself to Jean-Claude Messant and his collaborators to inspire and lead the French restaurant and the Moroccan restaurant to carry loud and clear the values of this great house”, underlined the juror of “Top chef”. Without forgetting to send a beautiful message to his predecessor: “I also have an affectionate thought for my friend Yannick Alléno. His passion for the Royal Mansour Marrakech has made the restaurant of the hotel shine since its creation for more than 12 years. With my teams and those of the Royal Mansour Marrakech, we We will try to continue this work and live up to it”.