They are many in the Le Charpentier family who have been working as Chef and Restaurateur for several generations. As a young boy, Rémy was already fond of cooking, but as he was mainly enthusiastic about nature, his initial project was to become a forest ranger.
When he met Jean Luc Mouty, Chef of Castel Hotel 1904 at Saint Gervais d'Auvergne, he realized that becoming a Chef was his true project. With M. Mouty, he has developed determination and high quality requirements, the care of giving pleasure with food and has acknowledged the importance of product selection ; to say it in a word : he has developed passion for this craft.
In 2007, Rémy joined the team of the Burdigala in Bordeaux as a “Chef de partie” and further “Second de cuisine”. He then worked with Denis Franc and joined later the restaurant of the "Grand Hotel Loeramar" of Saint Jean de Luz as a Second in command.
At the beginning of 2013, he became Chef at the restaurant "Le Chilhar", at Espelette, in the Basque region.
Since February 2014 , he has taken in charge the restaurant of "La Chartreuse du Bignac".
His ambition, which is shared by Brigitte and Jean Louis Viargues, is to have you discover his style of cooking by tasting his beautifully displayed menus which will offer you genuine flavours and products of quality .Your appreciation will be his reward.
You are fond of motor bikes and enduro ! You would be enthusiastic about the 27th "Grappe de Cyrano", known today as one of the more prestigious Enduro race in Europe.
Whether you are a competitor or a spectator, you may discover the castles, vineyards and typical villages around Dordogne and benefit from our special rate during the 27th "Grappe de Cyrano" ( 18/19/20 april 2014) .
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Belvès textile mill is now included in the Arts and Crafts Trail.
To celebrate this event, Clarianne, who felts fabrics at the Belvès textile mill, will be happy to welcome you for the European Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, on the 4, 5 and 6 of April 2014 : 22 craftsmen and women have devised a very surprising programme
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We wish you will have the opportunity to take a walk in our Park, and you will meet our gardner Jean-Marie who will explain you our differents trees, essences and new plantations.
You will notice our passion for the rosebush from "de rosa generosa" to our contemporary roses and older rosebushes and banks.
We try to raise them all despit the limestone and hard ground.
Jean Marie create this year two walkpath in the savage part of the parc.
One called "le chemin des sangliers" which go down to the end of the little valley, and the "passage des chevreuils" which allow you to climb back threw the golf holes to the chartreuse.
Jean Marie will always be ready to install an armchair, a parasol for you...
You might be lucky to glimpse the pheasant family: A wonderful pheasant coq which we called of course " Chantecler" and his two ladies.
You will have a very interesting conversation chat with Mr & Mrs Billy, a black swan couple, or the ducks mallard.
A couple of pintail ducks complete our animals collection.