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Already High, Eiffel Tower Wants to Soar Over Gastronomy, Too

PARIS — The Eiffel Tower is upping its food game.
Not one but two chefs will succeed Alain Ducasse, who oversaw French gastronomy restaurant Jules Verne, located on the second level of the Eiffel Tower, until September 2018. The famed restaurant, located 410 feet above ground and offering a panoramic view of the city, has been closed to the public since.
Chef Frédéric Anton, who received three Michelin stars for his restaurant Le Pré Catelan in the 16th arrondissement, will take over the Jules Verne. The restaurant will be entirely redecorated by Lebanese architect Aline Asmar d’Amman, who was responsible for the renovation of the Ritz in 2014, and will open at the end of May, a couple of months after the monument’s 130th anniversary.
“Being part of France’s most famous monument is a unique experience in the life of a chef,” said Anton, speaking at a press conference at the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday. “Our ambition is clear: to turn the Jules Verne into an unmissable gastronomic destination in Paris, where clients come to discover the best of French cuisine. I aim for my creations to be a reflection of the culinary excellence associated with France.”
Thierry Marx has been chosen to oversee

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