French Culinary Mastery at Sea from a 3-Michelin Star Chef

A bistro at sea dedicated to inspired French cuisine created by the acclaimed Emmanuel Renaut

La Mer Michelin Star Chef Emmanuel Renaut

A Menu with Renaut's Unique Twist

Named Chef of the Year by Le Chef, Emmanuel Renaut holds the prestigious title Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsmen of France). As the owner, founder and head chef of 3-Michelin Star restaurant Flocons de Sel in the French Alps – named for salt’s essential role in fine cuisine – his partnership with Princess Cruises to take that cuisine to sea was only natural.

Sample Menu:
Bistro Sur La Mer menu (PDF)

Filet de boeuf poelé (beef filet mignon)

Created with Attention to Every Detail

Chef Renaut’s tantalizing menu showcases authentic French dishes with his own signature flair. Savor the results of masterful cooking techniques, combined with well-balanced flavors and classic French ingredients in favorites such as Filet de boeuf poelé (beef filet mignon), and Quenelles de vivaneau et St. Jacques (Red snapper and scallop mousseline) accented with tender morsels of lobster.

Dish displaying inventive ingredients

Fresh Inspiration

Drawn to the mountains and inspired by nature at an early age, Chef Renaut has long nurtured his own vegetable garden. Today, his regular alpine journeys take him to farms and forests in search of inventive ingredients and natural wonders that prompt new recipes and enchanting visual presentation.

Home-style paté in savory dough with red cabbage-blueberry mousseline

Delicious Personal Touches

Throughout the menu, Chef Renaut’s distinctive culinary sensibilities express themselves. Indulge in the Paté en croute named after his grandmother, Marie-Isabelle Macquet, featuring home-style paté in savory dough with red cabbage-blueberry mousseline. And explore pairings from an all-French wine list, with selections from the best wine and Champagne producing regions of France including superb Bordeaux options.

Plate with spiral dessert topped with snowflake shapped cookies

Raising Dessert to New Heights

The culmination of your meal at La Mer is as extraordinary as the courses that precede it. Artfully plated desserts that delight the eye and the palate include the Mont Blanc, confected from sweet chestnut, blueberry gel and vanilla cream bavarois in tribute to the highest peak in the French Alps, which inspires Chef Renaut's view from his restaurant in Megève.

Round table with blue banquette seating

The Charm of a French Bistro

From its whimsical wall of plates depicting early hot-air balloons, to the marble table tops and comfortable banquettes, La Mer delights the eye and sets the stage for a French bistro dining experience that is both traditional and unexpected.

The delicious world of Chef Renaut awaits you on Majestic Princess®, Sky Princess® and Enchanted Princess®.

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