Goût de / Good France partners

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    © Sébastien Sanjou

  • Vistamar  - J’aime Monaco

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    Vistamar - J’aime Monaco

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  • Yacht de Paris – J’aime Paris

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    Yacht de Paris – J’aime Paris

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  • La Mangeoire – J’aime New-York

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    La Mangeoire – J’aime New-York

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  • Le Cirque - J’aime New-York

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    Le Cirque - J’aime New-York

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Goût de / Good France partners

WELCOME TO GOÛT DE / GOOD FRANCE PARTNERS’ OFFICIAL PAGE


WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL PAGE OF THE GOUT DE FRANCE / GOOD FRANCE PARTNERS All partners are committed to making the Good France dinner event a success with over 2,000 chefs on 5 continents on 1 spring day.

 

 

 

The French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) determines and implements France’s foreign policy. Its priorities are to: take action in the world for peace, security and human rights;

- promote French businesses abroad in foreign markets and France’s attractiveness abroad;

- define and implement France’s tourism attractiveness policy.

- contribute to organizing a globalization that ensures balanced and sustainable development in the world;

- ensure the presence of France’s ideas, language and culture while advocating cultural diversity; provide security and administrative services for French nationals abroad.

The MEAE is supported by a network of 182 ambassadors and 89 consuls abroad, which work in constant collaboration with the central administration in Paris and Nantes.

 

ATOUT FRANCE, FRANCE’S AGENCY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM

Atout France, France’s national tourism development agency, is an economic interest grouping responsible for strengthening France’s position as an international tourist destination. It operates as a partnership, providing a shared structure for its partners (1,200 private companies, local authorities and associations) around a common vision for French tourism. Atout France has a deep understanding of tourism markets, enabling it to define a strategy promoting France to visitors. It provides expertise to help its partners increase their competitiveness and supports them in their international marketing and promotion activities. Lastly, the Agency is responsible for efforts to improve the quality of services offered to visitors. Atout France works with a network of 33 offices across 30 countries.

 


THE COLLEGE CULINAIRE DE FRANCE

The Collège Culinaire de France, founded by 15 internationally renowned French chefs, aims to promote the quality of the catering industry and actively contribute to the global influence of French cuisine. The mission of the association is to represent, promote and transmit the identity of French cuisine, as well as its diversity, traditions and capacity for innovation. The ambition of the Collège Culinaire de France is to affirm the dynamics, image and reality of gastronomy and contribute actively to its dynamism. In order to boost France’s attractiveness abroad, the Collège Culinaire de France defends the restaurant trade on a daily basis and highlights the impact of high-quality restaurants from a social, economic, cultural, tourism and health perspective. For this reason, in 2013 the Collège Culinaire de France launched the “Restaurant de Qualité” label, which has now been awarded to over 1,400 restaurants throughout France run by passionate entrepreneurs who share the values defended by the association. This launch was followed in January 2015 by that of the label “quality artisan producer”, currently held by 500 producers and artisans as quality food requires quality ingredients.

 

JCDecaux 

JCDecaux is the number 1 outdoor advertising company in the world, present in 4,280 cities with more than 10,000 inhabitants and more than 75 countries, and plays a key role in transforming urban environments. It all started in 1964 when Jean-Claude Decaux put up the first adverts on bus shelters in Lyon, inspired by his wish to improve the aesthetic of cities by installing urban furniture free of charge in exchange for exclusive use of its advertising potential in choice locations. For over 50 years, the products and services offered to cities by JCDecaux are considered to be a benchmark in terms of quality, aesthetics and functionality. The expertise of the personnel of JCDecaux and the quality of its services, notably in upkeep and maintenance, which is recognized globally by cities, airport authorities, other transport bodies and advertisers, contribute to France’s image abroad. JCDecaux is proud to be involved in Goût de France / Good France and participate in the global renown of France’s gastronomy, which is a national emblem.

 

AEROPORTS DE PARIS (PARIS AIRPORTS)

Paris Aéroport is responsible for building, developing and operating airport platforms, including Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Paris-Le Bourget. In 2015, the company saw more than 95 million passengers pass through Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly, as well as 2.2 million tonnes of freight and mail and more than 55 million passengers through airports managed abroad via its subsidiary ADP Management. Paris Aéroport enjoys an exceptional geographical location and a strong catchment area. The group is pursuing a strategy to grow its capacity and enhance the quality of its service, and intends to develop shops and real estate. Because our airports are the first point of entry into France and live long in the memory, we are constantly working to reinvent them so that they can be a modern, living showcase of all that is best about France and its capital. Paris Aéroport is proud to support the positive values of excellence and sharing upheld by Goût de France / Good France. 

 

AIR FRANCE

As an ambassador for French gastronomy, Air France offers its passengers a gourmet experience in mid-air for a delicious flight. By showcasing French cuisine worldwide, Air France is a natural partner for “Goût de France / Good France”. Building on a unique heritage, Air France maintains culinary traditions that highlight high quality, pleasure and discovery, constantly enriching the range of new attentions for its passengers. Offering traditional menus, original creations and a rigorously selected list of wines and Champagnes, Air France always seeks to vehicle French culinary expertise.

 

RENAULT

France is central to Renault’s outreach. Renault has been a flagship of French industry for the past 119 years. As the historic birthplace of the company, France is Renault’s principal labour employment area through its research, engineering and production sites. In order to ensure its international growth, Renault invests durably in competitive plants adapted to the markets where it operates. Renault, Dacia, Renault Samsung Motors and more recently Alpine: with complementary geographic positions and strategies, the Renault Group’s four brands attract a growing number of customers worldwide.

 

MICHELIN

Michelin aims to sustainably improve its customers’ mobility and offers products and services allowing them to live unique moments during their travels and journeys. The Michelin Guide is the global benchmark of food guides for members of the profession and the general public. For more than 100 years, the Michelin guide has selected the best restaurants around the world, tested by professional, anonymous and independent inspectors. Today, the Michelin Guide, available in paper and electronic versions, enables every reader to find their ideal restaurant, whatever their budget or the style of cuisine they are looking for, while maintaining the same demanding quality standards. Through the awards it confers, including the famous stars, the Michelin guide highlights new eateries every year and introduces new culinary talents to the general public. Michelin is delighted to be a partner of the third Goût de France/Good France event, which will be an opportunity for French cuisine’s excellence to be celebrated by everyone, all around the world

STAUB

Staub was founded by Francis Staub in 1974 in Alsace, eastern France, which is renowned for its rich history and gastronomic tradition. Staub products cleverly combine traditional artisan work and modern technologies. Staub cooking pots are prized by leading chefs worldwide, offering an under-lid drop structure that ensures drops of condensation fall uniformly back onto the food. Meats stay tender, while vegetables are soft. Aromas and flavours are retained in their full intensity, and the nutritional value of food is preserved. Whatever you make with a Staub pot, you can be sure to savour your food while taking care of yourself!

 

RUNGIS

A key supplier for France’s gastronomic excellence

A key supplier for France’s gastronomic excellence. The Rungis International Market is a key player in the French agrifood sectors and the preferred supplier of the key artisans of France’s culinary excellence. It has a legitimate, renowned role in the world of gastronomy thanks to the diversity and quality of its products and the skill of its professionals. It is situated 7 km from Paris, and in 45 years has become the leading wholesale market for fresh products worldwide. This unique location, offering products from around the world, owes its renown to the products of France’s regions, whose quality supports France’s gastronomic reputation. Rungis offers the widest range of Controlled Denomination of Origin, Protected Denomination of Origin, Protected Geographical Indication and label rouge products, not to mention the organic range which is growing fast. Moreover, as a “wholesaler for independent traders”, Rungis also promotes the values of proximity and passing on, guaranteeing the survival of a dynamic local food retail sector in city centres – shops and markets – and contributing to the variety of distribution formats.

 

 

TV5MONDE, the world cultural channel in French, was launched in January 1984 and is one of the leading global cable TV channels and one of the largest 24-hour global broadcasters. There are 9 general channels tailored to each continent, as well as TV5 Québec Canada, broadcast from Montreal. 2 thematic channels: TiVi5 USA, a youth channel, and TV5MONDE Style, the “lifestyle” channel. With a network of 11 channels reaching 318 million homes in more than 198 countries, on all platforms and over-the-top media, and localized programming subtitled in 14 languages*, TV5MONDE reaches the world’s business and cultural elite as well as the vast global community of Francophiles. The various channels make it possible to adapt line-ups to time zones and localize rights and content in order to strengthen and tailor the programme listings on each channel. TV5MONDE offers a wide variety of exclusive subtitled films, world sports events, high-quality documentaries, children’s programmes, cooking and design shows, game shows and in-depth coverage of international news. *Arabic, Dutch, English, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (traditional and simplified), Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese and French.

 

 

FRANCE MEDIAS MONDE

 

France Médias Monde comprises the trilingual news TV channel FRANCE 24, the international radio station RFI, and the Arabic-language radio station Monte Carlo Doualiya. The three channels broadcast worldwide from Paris, in 15 languages. The group’s journalists and its network of correspondents offer viewers and listeners comprehensive coverage of world events, with a focus on cultural diversity and contrasting viewpoints via news bulletins, reports, magazines and debates. 66 nationalities are represented amongst staff. Each week, RFI, France 24, and Monte Carlo Doualiya reach an audience of almost 100 million people (measured in less than a third of countries they broadcast to). The group’s three stations together receive 31 million visits monthly (on average in 2016) to their digital environments, 40% of which in foreign languages. They have more than 50 million subscribers on Facebook and Twitter. France Médias Monde is one of the shareholders and partners of the general French-language channel TV5MONDE. The three stations accord a special place to French art de vivre and culture. In addition to many subjects covered in news reports, regular cultural programmes are also offered on France 24 such as “Vous êtes ici” (You Are Here), “French Connection” and “Paris Secret” (Secret Paris), and on RFI “Le goût du monde” (The Flavour of the World), “Si loin, si proche” (So Far Yet So Close) and “Sound Kitchen”, and MCD “Voyage en France” (A Journey in France) and “Café Chaud” (Hot Coffee). As such, gastronomy and the arts of the table have a great place on all three stations, which are delighted to support this new edition of Goût de France / Good France.

 

Nouvelle aquitaine

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The New Aquitaine Tourism Board is the New Aquitaine Regional Council’s tourism promotion policy tool, in France and abroad.

With over 28 million tourists expected in late 2017, and 39 sites which receive a total of over 12 million visitors each year, tourism is one of the region’s 3 flagship industries, along with agri-food and aeronautics. It is a growing industry, since its sectors and destinations increasingly attract long and medium-haul international clients (+8% of plane arrivals in 2017). New Aquitaine is also France’s second destination for French tourists.

Nature, wide-open spaces, dynamic cities, legendary beaches… the region offers a great geographical, historical, and cultural diversity, with unique arts de vivre. The world’s greatest vineyards await you with the finest, tastiest, most inspirational wines!

As France’s top farming region, New Aquitaine is also the country’s gourmet region par excellence, with its outstanding produce, gastronomy and fine dining. A few mouth-watering suggestions : oysters, foie gras, truffles, caviar…

It is only natural for New Aquitaine to be a privileged partner alongside this new edition of Goût de/Good France.

 

 

 

 

If you want to BECOME AN OFFICIAL PARTNER of the Goût de France/Good France initiative or obtain information on our current partners contact: Camille Elber / Tourism Promotion Department – Directorate for Business, the International Economy and Tourism Promotion - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs - camille.elber@diplomatie.gouv.fr