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Experience a New Take on French Cuisine

Sleek and strikingly contemporary, this French restaurant is named for the most famous chef in France, Paul Bocuse. The Bocuse Restaurant re-imagines the execution of classic French cuisine through the lens of ultra-modern cooking techniques, brings a new style of casual yet sophisticated service, and offers a breathtaking architectural interior design. With a great French wine list and innovative cocktail program, The Bocuse Restaurant is a unique and exciting, world class dining experience.


Our Instructors

Jason Potanovich ’96, CIA Chef-Instructor at The Bocuse Restaurant in Hyde Park, NY.
Jason Potanovich ’96

Chef-Instructor—Lunch
Xavier Mayonove, CIA Chef-Instructor at The Bocuse Restaurant in Hyde Park, NY.
Xavier Mayonove

Chef-Instructor—Dinner
Rory Brown ’06, CIA Maître d’Instructor at The Bocuse Restaurant in Hyde Park, NY.
Rory Brown ’06

Maître d’Instructor—Lunch
Alex Cutler ’08, CIA Maître d’Instructor at The Bocuse Restaurant in Hyde Park, NY.
Alex Cutler ’08

Maître d’Instructor—Dinner
Stéphane Weber, CIA Pastry Chef-Instructor at The Bocuse Restaurant in Hyde Park, NY.
Stéphane Weber

Pastry Chef-Instructor—Lunch & Dinner

A Culinary Journey through France

French cuisine is ever evolving. For centuries chefs have taken classic preparations and advanced them to reflect the era in which they work. When it came time for The Culinary Institute of America to reimagine its French restaurant, we got our inspiration from world-renowned French chef Paul Bocuse. Recognized as the father of modern French cuisine, Chef Bocuse is widely credited with introducing cuisine characterized by lighter, more delicate dishes that focus on quality and freshness with an increased emphasis on presentation. He was one of the first to emerge from behind the kitchen door, to bring the face and personality of the chef into the dining room for the public to see. Because of him, people started identifying restaurants with the culinary creations of particular chefs.

Reflecting today’s contemporary sensibilities, the menu focuses on deep flavor, unique preparation, and enticing presentation. Service is casual yet elegant. Even table side preparation is more modern. For example, you’ll marvel at the dramatic use of liquid nitrogen to create velvety, hand-churned ice cream. The Bocuse Restaurant provides a culinary journey through France.


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