July 2 2013  |  Airline & Terminal News

New bistro at CDG offers widely varied international menu

By Rick Lundstrom

Gilles Epié of Frency's bistro


At 22, Gilles Epié was the youngest chef in France to be awarded a Michelin star. Today, he runs the Citrus Etoile restaurant in Paris and opened the brasserie at CDG last month.

Frenchy's Bistro is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and can hold 150 diners. On the menu are bistro dishes and finger food and mini-sandwiches at the bar.

Frenchy's Bistro offers a Parisian breakfast for €12 which has pain au chocolat or croissant, bread rolls, Bonne Maman jams, Echiré butter, a hot beverage, orange juice.

The Continental Brunch is available for €16. Passengers are served a plain omelette or scrambled eggs, beef sausage, bread rolls, Bonne Maman jam, Echiré butter, orange juice and a fresh fruit salad.

For entrees, diners can try Challans poultry, or flank steak with shallots. International dishes include a California veggie burger, American beef tartar, or albacore tuna tournedos with coriander, soya, and lime.

Soups, salads, light dishes and Franco-American hot dishes classics and desserts are also on the menu. The cream of butternut squash and mushroom soup is priced at €5.10. A salad composed of cuttlefish ink spaghetti with crayfish in coral sauce sells for €6.95, or lentils with marinated salmon, raifort sauce and beetroot sprouts for €8.80.

A hot dog, made with 100% pure beef sausage, gravy, and "fireman's mustard" sells for €5.90, while the Manhattan bagel, with smoked salmon and cream cheese is available for €6.90.

"We are proud to be welcoming Gilles Epié to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. His style of cuisine, which brings together modernity and a great refreshing lightness, will delight the taste-buds of our passengers. This event fits in perfectly with the major project we have undertaken to modernize and refurbish our bars and restaurants in the airport terminals of Paris,", explained Augustin de Romanet, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Aéroports de Paris.

ADP plans to renovate 50 food and beverage outlets by the end of 2013 in a program that started in 2010. 

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