The Domaine de Berne is a vast property where nature plays an important role. It is therefore only logical that the chefs of the Michelin-starred restaurant Jardin de Berne respect the environment and draw inspiration from it to create exceptional menus. Discover this starred restaurant in the Var which combines gastronomy with ecology.
THE GASTRONOMY OF THE JARDIN DE BERNE, OUR STARRED RESTAURANT IN THE VAR
At Jardin de Berne, gastronomy is almost an art of living, which takes shape with the work of the estate's passionate chefs. Between Provencal traditions and respect for nature, the Berne kitchen is a committed cuisine.
The chef's kitchen at Jardin de Berne
To earn his star in the Michelin guideon gastronomic restaurant le Garden of Berne has the privilege of being led by talented cooks, who master the culinary arts with a master's hand. In perfect connection with nature, the chef is inspired every day by the treasures of the Provençal soil, to create a menu where each product is sublimated. As surprising as they are original, the combinations of ingredients and tastes imagined by the enthusiasts of the kitchens in Bern allow the restaurant to offer all the best of Provence in a perfectly incredible tasting experience.
The 3 leaders of the Berne estate
To achieve such a degree of perfection and harmony between flavours, textures and colours, several chefs are at work.
Louis Rameau, the head of the Jardin de Berne
At the helm of the kitchen of the Jardin de Berne since 2020, the Chief Louis Rameau has been working in the starred restaurant since 2016. It is behind the scenes of the establishment that this enthusiast lets his talent express itself, through menus where nature is honoured. A mixture of Provençal art de vivre and the sublimation of local products, the chef's dishes bear witness to the creativity of the professional. An inventiveness that he finds in the very heart of nature, during the daily harvesting of the garden of the Château de Berne.
Chef Louis Rameau is keen to let nature express itself, by proposing unique dishes where each ingredient releases its flavours in the service of a refined gastronomy but almost raw.
Éric Raynal, the pastry chef of the Jardin de Berne
Working in harmony with Chef Louis Rameau, Chef Eric Raynal is the master of desserts and gourmet preparations. He also arrived at the Jardin de Berne in 2016 and quickly demonstrated his talent, needing only one year to be promoted pastry chef in the starred restaurant but also in the Bistrot de Berne.
In the same vein as Louis Rameau, Éric Raynal honours nature to create desserts that are as sumptuous as they are refined. He has not hesitated to enlarge the estate's orchard by planting atypical citrus fruits, which he sublimates every day through exotic recipes made entirely with local products.
His tenacity and creativity led to him being awarded the Michelin Guide in 2020, in the "Passion Dessert" category.
Ludovic Bernard, the head baker of the Jardin de Berne
A true master of bread and pastry design, the head baker of the Berne estate works with flour and yeast with brio. For him too, creativity and the environment are the guides to his know-how, and he is constantly listening to nature to imagine and make exceptional breads. A craftsman who advocates the good taste of simple things, Ludovic Bernard loves bread when it is pure, free of frivolity.
He then imagines sourdough bread harmoniously with the dishes prepared by the chef Louis Rameau, and pastries of an unequalled greediness.
A RESPONSIBLE STARRED RESTAURANT IN THE VAR
If nature is at the very heart of all restaurant kitchenss, the committed restaurateurs There are still too few people who are committed to environmental protection and respect for seasonal patterns. But this is a commitment that the Jardin de Berne takes very seriously.
A domain entirely focused on nature
At the Domaine de Berne, everyone is well aware of the importance of nature and the value of local products. For this reason, the space has been fully invested to allow the winemakers and cooks of the estate to enjoy all these raw treasures.
Thus, there is more than 3,000 m² entirely dedicated to the organic cultivation of fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs. Chefs can then draw from it every day to create their exceptional menus, and thus offer fresh and seasonal productswith preserved taste and benefits.
The Green Star in the Garden of Bern
The Garden of Bern is so committed to the environment that the starred restaurant in the Var was awarded a green star by the Michelin Guide. This award recognises committed establishments, just as the Jardin de Berne is. This is reflected in the organic and local products. This is not only the case for the "art de la table", but also for the tableware, which is mainly produced locally, such as the knives from Draguignan, and the handmade plates.
A vineyard turned towards organic farming
Because a good meal is often accompanied by a good wine, the Berne vineyard is also part of this strong environmental commitment. In fact, since February 2021, the 175 hectares of vines on the Berne estate have been certified Organic Agriculture. This approach is in line with the deep values of Château de Berne, and allows us to obtain exceptional wines where the richness of the terroir is perfectly sublimated.
Committed and passionate, the starred restaurant in the Var le Jardin de Berne invite you to enjoy a unique culinary experience, close to nature.