Good France / Goût de France 2019 participating restaurants


“Goût de France” is the annual celebration of French gastronomy organized by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2015. Every year on March 21st, chefs all over the world prepare a special French-style dinner that showcases local farmers and produce and focuses on socially responsible, environmentally sustainable cuisine.

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2019 Midwest Participating Restaurants

Chicago, Illinois

Pacific Standard Time
Chef Erling Wu-Bower

141 West Erie Street | Chicago, IL 60654
Tel: 312.736.1778

In the spirit of the Goût de France / Good France initiative, the Consulate General of France in Chicago is organizing a dinner for the first time, to raise funds for the Experimental Station, a not-for-profit organization working to increase the affordability and accessibility of nutritious foods for low-income Illinoisians.

We are proud to partner with Chef Erling Wu-Bower at the critically acclaimed restaurant Pacific Standard Time, who will be presenting a curated Provence-themed menu with select wine pairings by Barton & Guestier and cheese course by Savencia Fromage & Dairy.


Chef Martial Noguier

840 N Wabash Avenue | Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 312.944.8400

At Bistronomic, enjoy modern cuisine rooted in French culture that showcases ingredients from Midwest farms.
The restaurant, whose name is a combination of three words: bistro / gastronomy / economic, is Chef Martial Noguier’s long-time dream come to fruition; to create a contemporary bistro that is both approachable and affordable. Bistronomic’s menu items are composed from seasonal, local, and sustainable ingredients.


Chez Simo Bistro
Chefs Jose Luis Espino et Simo Yacobi

1968 W. Lawrence Avenue | Chicago, IL 60640
Tel: 773.334.7466

Located in the Ravenswood neighbohood, Chez Simo offers traditional classic French fare since 2013 (BYOB).


Margeaux Brasserie
Chef Greg Biggers

Waldrof Astoria Chicago
11 East Walton | Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 312.625.1324

When looking for an escape from the grit of the city, step inside Margeaux Brasserie’s ode to Paris, where the restaurant’s sophisticated, yet inviting ambiance overlooks the heart of the Gold Coast. From a glass of wine at the bar to a group happy hour in the lounge, boozy brunch or elegant dinner, Margeaux Brasserie is the go-to spot for all occasions brought to you by James Beard-winning Chef Michael Mina. Featuring locally-sourced ingredients, Margeaux Brasserie’s menu excites guests through beautiful presentation, bold flavors, and unexpected takes on French favorites.


Aurora, Illinois

Endiro Coffee
Chef Cody Lorance

29 W. New York Street | Aurora, IL 60506
Tel: (331) 256-6683

Brewing Better Together! Tree-to-cup specialty coffee and delicious glocal food. Endiro is a Ugandan-born company now with a location in the USA. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cody Lorance is the Corporate Executive Chef. His goal as a chef is to make global culinary ideas locally accessible and to use local eateries as a means for developing global leaders. This is what we mean by "glocal food".


Omaha, Nebraska

Le Voltaire
Chef Cedric Fichepain

569 N. 155th Plaza | Omaha, NE 68154
Tel: 402-934-9374

Le Voltaire Restaurant opened in April 2001. After more than 17 years in Omaha, “the little corner of France in West Omaha” has become one of the finest dining establishments in town. The restaurant features French classic cuisine, in a romantic south of France atmosphere. The menu covers all the region of France, as well as numerous recipes from Chef Fichepain’s grandmothers. The restaurant offers the most extensive French wine list in Nebraska. Le Voltaire received the wine Spectator Award for its outstanding varieties of French wine, sixteen years in a row.


Last modified on 19/03/2019

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